Faculty

Director

Prof. Camillo Magni

Milan, 1973. He studied architecture in Milan and Madrid, in 2006 he obtained his PhD in architectural de­sign at Politecnico of Milan, where he has been acting as Adjunct and Assistant Professor. He participated in the international research project ‘Casapartes’ to build low cost housing in Latin America. Since 2008 he is the chair of “Architectes Sans Frontières – Italia” working in Argentina, Paraguay, Guatemala, Ghana, Egypt, Mozambique, Kosovo, Colombia and Cambodia.  World Bank consultant, he has collaborated with the main italian organization. In 2016 he won the Honor Mention in “Medaglia d’oro dell’architettura italiana” and the Silver Medal in the International Prize Sustainable Architecture. He also founded OPERASTUDIO, an archi­tectural design firm in Milan and New York and from 2016 is editor for Casabella. 

Co-director

Prof. Laura Montedoro

Architect and urban planner, specializing in the History of Art, is associate professor of Urban
Design and Planning at Politecnico di Milano, where she has been teaching since 1998. Since
2011, she has been involved in research on urbanization in Global South countries, with particular attention to the african cities and the growth models of reference. She is the referent of the Agreement between Politecnico and the architectural schools in Cabo Verde and in Marrakech. She has been part and scientific reference of different researches in Mozambique into the Polisocial framework. She is part of the scientific committee of the PIMI Project – Master and Doctoral training project funded by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation in Maputo. She is member of the PAUI Doctoral College.

CO-DIRECTOR

Prof. Sonia Pistidda

Architect and PhD in “Architecture, Urban Design, Conservation of Housing and Landscape”, she is assistant professor at the Department of Architecture and Urban Studies of Politecnico di Milano. From 2001, she has been involved in teaching, consulting and research activities in the field of preservation, protection and enhancement of cultural heritage, participating in important cultural promotion activities and international cooperation projects in Albania, Iran, Armenia, Pakistan and Vietnam with organizations as Unesco and World Bank. She has collaborated to organize conferences and exhibitions and participated to international teaching programs. Her main interests and expertise includes the tools for preservation of cultural heritage, the relationship between conservation and project for built heritage and the issues related to the role of cultural heritage in a sustainable development.

Technical Director

Dott.ssa Paola Bellaviti

Master Degree in Architecture at Politecnico of Milan, PhD in Urban Planning at Politecnico of Turin, National Scientific Qualification for Associate Professor. From 1999 to 2010 she has been Adjunct Professor at Politecnico of Milan. She has had a long career as a researcher on the topics of urban policies and participatory approaches and from 2001, as she joined DAStU, has coordinated several European programs. In more recent years she has coordinated the Laboratory of International Cooperation of DAStU, developing several research and educational programs with Universities of Countries of the Global South (Egypt, Ecuador, South Africa, etc.), and has been co-director of the Post-Graduated Programme: Cooper(a)ction: knowledge and skills for sustainable cities in the Global South.

 

 

master committee


Prof. Camillo Magni

ASF - Italia

Politecnico di Milano

Prof. LAURA MONTEDORO

Politecnico di Milano

Prof. MARIA CRISTINA GIAMBRUNO

Politecnico di Milano

Dott.ssa PAOLA BELLAVITI

Politecnico di Milano

Prof. GABRIELE PASQUI

Politecnico di Milano

Prof. AGOSTINO PETRILLO

Politecnico di Milano

Prof. FRANCESCO CHIODELLI

Gran Sasso Science Institute, L’Aquila

 

 

advisory board


Luca Bonifacio

Hopeandspace

Raul Pantaleo

TAM associati

Alessio Battistella

Arcò

Rossella Rossi

Istituto Oikos

Rappresentante UNHCR
Rappresentante FEEM

 

 

 

1st Edition teaching staff

FARES ALSALEH

SARD The Syrian Association for Relief and Development

ALESSANDRO AMARANTO

Politecnico di Milano

Luca Astorri

Argot ou La Maison Mobile

Alessio Battistella

Arcò

ELEONORA BERSANI

Poltecnico di Milano

Giuseppe Bettoni

Università di Roma “Tor Vergata”

Camillo Boano

The Bartlett Development Planning Unit, UCL

Luca Bonifacio

Hopeandspace

Paolo Bononi

Expert in Emergencies

MASSIMO BRICOCOLI

Politecnico di Milano

ALICE BUOLI

Politecnico di Milano

Emilio Caravatti

Africabougou

SilviaCarbonetti
SILVIA CARBONETTI

Global Communities

LUIGI CARBONI

Politecnico di Milano

chiarelli
DAVIDE DANILO CHIARELLI

Politecnico di Milano

Francesco Chiodelli

Gran Sasso Science Institute, L’Aquila

MARIA CRISTINA COLLINI

Fondazione Politecnico di Milano

Stefano Corsi

Politecnico di Milano

MADDALENA D’ALFONSO

Politecnico di Milano

Marco Ferrario

mHS CITY LAB

Alexandre Apsan Frediani

The Bartlett Development Planning Unit, UCL

Alessandro Frigerio

Politecnico di Milano

SALVATORE FUNDARO’

United Nations - UN Habitat

JACOPO GALLI

IUAV

Maria Cristina Giambruno

Politecnico di Milano

MACIEJ W. HOFMAN

European Commission, DG Education, Youth, Sport and Culture

GRAZIELLA ITO-PELLEGRI

Caritas Luxembourg

GUIDO LICCIARDI

The World Bank

SCOTT LLOYD

Urban-ThinkTank

MARTA MACCAGLIA

Semillas

ALESSIA MACCHIAVELLO

SAWA

Camillo Magni

ASF - Italia Politecnico di Milano

FABIO MANFREDINI

Politecnico di Milano

valeriomarazzi
VALERIO MARAZZI

ARCò

ROBERTA MASTROPIRRO

Politecnico di Milano

GIULIANA MIGLIERINA

Politecnico di Milano

Laura Montedoro

Politecnico di Milano

JACOPO MONZINI

United Nations – Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

Eugenio Morello

Politecnico di Milano

Raul Pantaleo

Studio Tamassociati

Sonia Paone

Università di Pisa

GABRIELE PASQUI

Politecnico di Milano

Maria Chiara Pastore

Politecnico di Milano

NEDI PETRI

CHwB - Albania

Agostino Petrillo

Politecnico di Milano

SONIA PISTIDDA

Politecnico di Milano

DAVIDE RAFFA

CeLIM

LORENZO RINALDI

Politecnico di Milano

Roberto Rocco

TU Delft

Maria Cristina Rulli

Politecnico di Milano

Michele Ugolini

Politecnico di Milano

FRANCESCA VIGOTTI

Politecnico di Milano