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About me

I am Marco Montanari, a coder, developer, software architect, visionary. Simply put, I’m a strange engineer who loves Artificial Intelligence, Philosophy, Sociology, Theology. And I love urbanistics and architecture (because both are expressions of the previous list).


Piano, music and sound

Cinema, literature

Architecture, urbanistics

Archaeology, history

Boardgames, videogames


Wikimedia Italy


Just Play Bologna

Open History Map

Mensa Italy




2021 Shuttleworth Flash Grant Shuttleworth Funded


What I do

Open History Map is a project started in 2016 in Bologna with the aim of the creation of an Open Street Map of the past. I am president and software architect and developer for the project, using many amazing techs.

Open Fantasy MAps is a project started in 2020 in Bologna based on the work of Open History Map with the aim of the creation of an Open Street Map of fantasy worlds.

Just Play is a boardgame players association founded in the outskirts of Bologna. It is also a place where we are experimenting with software aided gaming, started during the COVID-19 pandemic

E-Dway is a bike sharing platform written in python, docker, angular and flutter. I am the lead architect and main developer of the platform.

Freelance work/Consulting

Send me a mail at marco.montanari@gmail.com for inquiries. My specialities are Data Science, Angular, GIS and geographic data management, python and web architectures

What I write