Giovanna Piccinno, architect.

Associate Professor in Design on the permanent staff at the Politecnico di Milano, DESIGN Department, School of Design. Investigates and develops theory and projects in the fields of architecture and design, dealing with urban design and spatial design and carrying out applied research. Part of the research team DHoC – Interior Design for Hospitable City. Founded (2009) and directs the Spatial Design Teamwork | SDT, International Research Group and Project. The research-project <100 Virtuous Cities>, developed with SDT, was selected by the Department of Innovation of the Italian Government to attend at Expo Shanghai 2010 <Italia degli Innovatori> and by ADI _ Compasso d’Oro selection | 2010.

Coordinator, at the Polimi Design Department, of the Research Section <Design for Environments, Landscape and> (2013>). Teaches Interior and Spatial Design at the School of Design, both at Bachelor and at Master level, leading Design Studio. Professor in the post graduate course of Interior Design at Polimi + Scuola Politecnica di Milano and in the International Post graduate course of Urban Interior Design coordinated by the Politecnico di Milano and from the Escuela Politécnica Superior Universidad CEU San Pablo, Madrid. Tutor in the PhD School at Polimi in the Doctoral program in Design.

Coordinator of the ADI Permanent Design Observatory for Compasso d’Oro Award in the Thematic Committee “Corporate Research”, since 2009 .