elisa.cristiana.cattaneo

architecture - landscape - design

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phd. master in architectural and urban studies
prof. of landscape architecture - polytechnic of turin
founder of the research platform weak-circus
founder of zeroenne - experiments in weakness theory
co-founder and director of b.l.u.e.- building landscape urbanism
co-founder of terraviva
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Mark

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Ph.D. supervisor thesis in architecture, urban design, landscape design, theory of architecture



a.a.2014-2015:
co-supervisor of international Ph.D. thesis Politecnico di Milano, La Sapienza university of Rome.   
department of planning design and technology of architecture, faculty of architecture.
candidate: Sonja Radović Jelovac
supervisor:
thesis: resilient city in Montenegro. a new theoretical pratice


a.a.2014-2015:
co-supervisor of international Ph.D. thesis Politecnico di Milano, faculty of design.  
department of interior design.
candidate: Maria Elena Soriero
supervisor: Giuseppe Finessi
thesis: spazi tra design e arte. l’esperienza immersiva technonatura


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supervisor of defended master thesis in architecture, urban design, landscape design, theory of architecture



a.a. 2017-2018:
awaken the ruins
candidate: Maximilien Marie Jean Rousse


a.a. 2017-2018:
remixing architecture through urban culture: the Bronx revolution
candidates: Andrea Bulloni, Marco Pagani


a.a. 2017-2018:
juxtaposition- cemetery as a mirror of the city
candidate: Iris Puzovic


a.a. 2017-2018:
REN. un progetto per la chinatown di Prato
candidate: Antonio Laruffa


a.a. 2017-2018:
project mediolamun, the shape of the void
candidate: Adriàn Hernandez Labaut


a.a. 2017-2018:
poggioreale. sicily. italy. new definition of the "ghost town”
candidate: Chevalkova Anastasia


a.a. 2017-2018:
ropes of life
candidate: Elia Viesi
co-supervisor: Leonardo Caffo


a.a. 2016-2017:
adaptive reuse of ex-macello in Milan
candidate: Teneva Gabriela Stanimirova
co-supervisor: Daniele Zerbi


a.a. 2016-2017:
urban segregation. the balance of its centrifugal and centripetal forces
candidates: Lorenza Esposito, Wilson Giovanny Zarate Granados


a.a. 2016-2017:
waiting places
candidates: Francesca De Ponte, Sara Parrinello, Ginevra Rapisardi
co-supervisor: Paola Sturla


a.a. 2016-2017:
a dynamic substitution & a new type of heritage through the lens of landscape
candidate: Eleni Triantafyllidou


a.a. 2016-2017:
on the edge of the pier. black resistance as urban experience on the shoreline of Salvador de Bahia
candidate: Giulia Tagliente
co-supervisor: Marco Casagrande


a.a. 2016-2017:
ethos
candidate: Ceren Gurun


a.a. 2015-2016:
atlas of a terra incognita. reliving Bagnoli
candidate: Fabrizia Mattiello
co-supervisor: Beniamino Servino


a.a. 2015-2016:
syrian countryside post-war recovery
candidate: Al Jebawi Ghiat


a.a. 2015-2016:
urban fabric regeneration of layered city, Tabriz
candidate: Azmi Bahar


a.a. 2015-2016:
(im)possible hospitality: a project proposal to Andrea Branzi’s advices for a new athens chart. conceptual formulation for new spaces in contemporary cities
candidate: Andrea Franchetto


a.a. 2015-2016:
food and the city. towards urban agricoltura eroduction
candidate: Cecilia Stoppani


a.a. 2015-2016:
intrusive landscape
candidate: Savarkar Divith


a.a. 2015-2016:
architecture of mental space
candidate: Herrero Ermanova Paloma


a.a. 2015-2016:
folded territories: a parallel symbiosis of architecture and fashion
candidate: Domosidi Ergina Elena


a.a. 2015-2016:
Nostos: the journey of Kanenas through the contrasting landscapes of the Peloponneso
candidate: Petropoulos Grigorios


a.a. 2015-2016:
agriculturas substitution inside the city
candidate: Shahbazi Samaneh


a.a. 2015-2016:
(up) dated landscapes. reading and experiencing the dissolution phenomena
candidate: Silvia Galli


a.a. 2015-2016:
intrusive landscapes
candidate: Gopal Varun


a.a. 2015-2016:
red-mud-green net. regeneration of the Monteponi Minec
candidates: Anna Nurra, Stefano Donati


a.a. 2015-2016:
unknown fields, latent spaces and territories. healing the city with the nature
candidate: Ghorbanbakhs Mina


a.a. 2015-2016:
people meet in festival
canidates: Giulia Sanson, Ivano Rocco Montrone


a.a. 2015-2016:
inconsistent skyline infill potenzialità of voids in Istanbul

candidate: Selin Serce


a.a. 2015-2016:
little rooms.a composition of urban interiors
candidate: Camilla Mori


a.a. 2015-2016:
taesting urban landscape. food as tool to rethink the city
candidates: Eugenia Bolla, Stefano Larderac
co-Supervisor: Richard Ingersoll


a.a. 2015-2016:
resilienza dell’effimero. un modulo come resistenza urbana a Salvador de Bahia
the resilience of ephemeral architecture in Salvador de Bahia

candidate: Elisabetta Sciarada


a.a. 2015-2016:
architecture of mental space
candidate: Kononova Anna


a.a. 2015-2016:
spaceMaker. community upgrading through public spaces in post-apartheid Khayelitsha
candidate: Valentina Manente


a.a. 2015-2016:
gentrification. visione sui futuri cambiamenti nelle colline della zona sud di Rio de Janeiro. il caso di Vidigal
gentrification. vision on south area in Rio de Janeiro. Vidigal case
candidate: Mario Sgargi


a.a. 2015-2016:
le colonie marine come eterotopia. due casi studio a Milano Marittima: la colonia Montecatini e la colonia Varese. da luoghi dell'abbandono a luoghi dell’accoglienza. The fascist colonies as heterotopia. Montecatini and Varese cases
candidates: Francesca di Silvestre, Giulia Maria Custode


a.a. 2015-2016:
dealing with the existence. strategies and prototype: manifesto of the abandoned artifacts in Sardinia
candidate: Valeria Scucchi


a.a. 2015-2016:
industrial heritage as a tool for urban regeneration
candidate: Maria Shenona Rodrigues


a.a. 2015-2016:
collective slums, Caracas case
candidate: Dragana Solaja


a.a. 2015-2016:
rurality transfusion. cultivating urban gardens and adapting urban life
candidates: Sasan Aboulghasemi, Anahid Chavosh, Katayoun Reza


a.a. 2015-2016:
reviving Mahmoudia. canal as a landscape infrastructure
candidate: Ahmed Mustafa Salhoub Mahmoud


a.a. 2014-2015:
from mat building to mat landscape. global hospitality in Seville

candidate: Mafi Merinaz


a.a. 2014-2015:
re-connecting and re-programming the old historical town of Crater
candidate: Aqrabi Ayat Nasser Nasser Ahmed


a.a. 2014-2015:
cyborg landscape
candidate: Belic Lazar, Desnica Divna


a.a. 2014-2015:
harbour area bioremediation
candidate: Pokorskaya Elizaveta


a.a. 2014-2015:
ephemeral territorialism. floated communities in territory of extraction in Chile: case of Calama
candidate: Monica Fontana
co-Supervisor: Prof. Jeannette Sordi


a.a. 2014-2015:
hybrid Alps. performative landscapes for the clockwork mountains
candidate: Alessandro Betta
- Master Thesis winner of Young alpine academics award, 2016 -

a.a. 2014-2015:
an interpretation for the future: experimental proposal for building in the Sahara desert by hidden resources
candidate: Mohamed  Nabil Essayed Elsheikha

a.a. 2014-2015:
gulou hutongs
candidate: Maria Francesca Di Alessandro
co-supervisor: Marco Casagrande
- master thesis winner of second prize: best winter master thesis a.a. 2014-2015 Politecnico di Milano, School of Architecture, Urban Planning and Construction Engineering -

a.a. 2014-2015:
elements of the ordinary
candidate: Carlo Alberto Di Carlo

a.a. 2014-2015:
landscape in motion: design tactics beyond reclaiming
candidate: Serena Dambrosio
co-supervisor: prof. Jeannette Sordi


a.a. 2014-2015:
mamula-landscape reflection
candidates: Nadica Filipovic, Nina Jakic


a.a. 2014-2015:
cities and climate change
candidates: Dimitar Georgiev, Ivailo   Alexandrov


a.a. 2014-2015:
diverCITY. spatial support for the future of sharing
candidate: Sergi Martina, Danilo Beronia


a.a. 2014-2015:
the urban informality
candidate: Fiorella Medina


a.a. 2014-2015:
the new nighttime
candidate: Milos Misovic
co-supervisor: Ugo La Pietra


a.a. 2014-2015:
tales of Consonno - rediscovering a lost landscape of happiness
candidate: Encho Dimitrov Rachev, Johanna Sophia Lehmann
- master thesis winner of first prize: best winter master thesis a.a 2014-2015 Politecnico di Milano, school of architecture, urban planning and construction engineering -

a.a. 2014-2015:
the new Porta Genova neighborhood.
a story about green and blue
candidate: Kamran Mehdizadeh


a.a. 2014-2015:
alps-machine
candidate: Elena Maj


a.a. 2014-2015:
memoriale alle identità perdute
candidate: Davide Galli


a.a. 2014-2015:
Rovello 14. trasformazioni in piani-sequenza per la città consolidata
candidate: Federico Guarini

a.a. 2014-2015:
guardians of frozen treasures. the svalbard
candidates: Gaia D’Alpaos, Caterina Cotardo


a.a. 2014-2015:
rural South Africa: micro-interventions at a territorial scale
candidate: Giulia Cielo


a.a. 2014-2015:
llegar y ligarse. Valparaíso, il sistema dei vuoti urbani come nuova opportunità di relazione e di spazio pubblico
llegar y ligarse. the system of urban void as new relational spaces
candidate: Briselda Calliku
- master thesis winner of merit mention, premio Silver, Politecnico di Milano, a.a 2014-2015 -

a.a. 2014-2015:
eco-friendly performative resort
candidates: Khatereh Ziaei Naeini, Kadmin Zare


a.a. 2014-2015:
ecological strategy for micro-cities Montenegro case
candidate: Anita Lagator


a.a. 2014-2015:
regenerating port-au-prince. increasing livability through local interventions candidate: Syzdykova Aigerim


a.a. 2014-2015:
before happiness adaptive re-use of a former fairground, dated from 1937, in Belgrade, Serbia
candidates: Filipovic Darja


a.a. 2014-2015:
the right of opacity
candidates: Oggiano Bianca, Kayaalp Ilgaz


a.a. 2014-2015:
tehran the city of thousand gardens
candidates: Mohammadalimaddi Paniz


a.a. 2014-2015:
2200 A.D. plug-in space : technology, nature, mobility. projecting past utopias in the architecture of the future
candidates: Vermi Debora, Finetti Gianluca


a.a. 2014-2015:
sustainable social housing in Colombia and communal productive spaces
candidates: Rodriguez Pulecio Nicolas Santiago

a.a. 2014-2015:
il reale come contesto: Galapagos

candidates: Bergna Gabriele,Ghetti Elena, Gola Giacomo, Macheda Giulia
co-supervisor: Matteo Vischioni


a.a. 2014-2015:
research on functional renewal of Shangai historic streets. from a case study of Xinle street, Xuhui district
candidate: Lin Kaiyi


a.a. 2014-2015:
context, place, landscape : re-meaning Shanghai Lilong
candidates: Liu Nian, Huang Xiatong


a.a. 2014-2015:
urban villages in shanghai: infill housing design strategies in Shanghai inner city learned from Milan
candidate: Xiao Lu


a.a. 2014-2015:
transformation of abandoned military barrack country of interest - Macedonia
candidate: Mileska Kristina


a.a. 2014-2015:
from fragmented city to resilient city
candidate: Dana Jovanovska


a.a. 2014-2015:
energy territories and right to the system: collective agency infrastructure
candidate: Aidan Louise Carruthers


a.a. 2014-2015:
office of post-apocalypse design. Chernobyl as garden of metamorphosis
candidates: Giorgia Fumagalli, Martina Rodi
co-Supervisor: Prof. Richard Ingersoll
- master thesis winner of premio Silver, Politecnico di Milano, a.a. 2014-2015 -


a.a. 2014-2015:
blooming space of one million square meters
candidate: Ainur Zhubanova


a.a.2013-2014:
abandoned infrastructure atlas inside the metropolis: the petite ceinture in Paris
candidates: Margherita Davol, Eleonora Pasino


a.a.2013-2014:
multidimensional thinking of public transformation: a transdisciplinary approach
candidate: Virginia Esther Roldan


a.a.2013-2014:
act of mapping: atlas of imagined realities
candidate: Mariela Mezalira

a.a.2013-2014:
techno nature:  hyperlandscape, a new synthesis of ecology & information technologies (ICT) for territorial planning
candidate: Ilgin Ezti Tunc
co-supervisor: Prof. Richard Ingersoll


a.a.2013-2014:
sustainable revitalization of the solovetsky archipelago in the White Sea
candidates: Daria Olovyannikov, Karl Kissel
co-supervisor: Prof. L. Tagliabue


a.a.2013-2014:
shrinking cities inthe Netherlands
candidate: Maria Ergorova


a.a.2013-2014:
occupied Sao Paulo: an informal city in built voids
candidate: Francesco Carraro


a.a.2013-2014:
void infiltration: a non-figurative approach for recovering underutilized military bases
candidate: Baskoro Laksitoadi


a.a.2013-2014:
natural infrastructure: Istanbul as a multipolar and ecological city
candidate: Mohamed Mahmoud Bahnas Kholoud


a.a.2013-2014:
matrix. searching for new monumentality
candidate: Pavel Bartov


2013-2014:
global cities. italian-chinatown and a new prototype of global communities
candidate: Lu Yiwei


a.a.2013-2014:
Granada. ecological strategies for urban regeneration
candidate: Alessandro Remelli


a.a.2013-2014:
natural infrastructure. an integrated design approach of landscape urbanism for Afsluitdijk
candidate: Zhu Lee


a.a.2013-2014:
white elephant. wasting away the unfinished public buildings
candidates: Alessandro Bonizzoni, Benedetta Cairoli, Veronica Caprino
co-supervisor: Andrea Masu (Alterazioni Video)


a.a.2013-2014:
P.O.V. on T.A.P. towards a new european energy infrastructure
candidate: Andrea Zucchi


a.a.2013-2014:
the systematic ecological city. area Makkasan in Bangkok
candidate: Chaiwattana Prap


a.a.2013-2014:
expanding theoretical platform. landscape urbanism as theoretical paradigm
candidate: Moriggia Sara
co-supervisor: prof. Alessandro Rocca


a.a.2013-2014:
mapping shrinking cities. Mediterranean case
candidate: Francesco Roesler


a.a.2013-2014:
refugee camps. a self-sufficient strategy for Arroub RC
candidate: Emanuela Gussoni
co-supervisor: prof. Francesco Chiodelli


a.a.2013-2014:
crowd planning. experimental approach for Yekaterinburg
candidate: Egor Fufachev
co-supervisor: prof. E. Capitani


a.a.2013-2014:
alchimie. processi ecologici di riconversione paesaggistica
candidate: Enrico Galeazzi


a.a.2013-2014:
performative landscape. ecological processes in urban areas. Reggio Emilia case
candidate: Cecilia Salsi


a.a.2012-2013:
weak strategies for in-formality. space of infra-free/space of ecology. Rio de Janeiro case
candidate Andrea Benzi
co-supervisor: prof. Paola Caputo
- selected project at 8th biennial of landscape architecture, Barcelona, 25-26-27 sept. 2014 -

a.a.2012-2013:
dialogic spaces. cities without architecture
candidate: Claudia Mainardi
co-supervisor: Ethel Baraona Pohl
- published in Bracket -


a.a.2012-2013:
hologrammatic territory. ecological strategies in the West Bank
candidate: Mirko Andolina
co-supervisor: prof. Arturo Lanzani
- selected project, 8th biennial of landscape architecture, Barcelona, 25-26-27 sept. 2014 - selected project, 6th biennial of open spaces 2013, Rome - published in Urbanistica Dossier n. 6, “Città Open Sources” - biennial of Open Spaces Act 2013, Rome - publisher: INU, istituto nazionale di urbanistica -


a.a.2012-2013:
a swarming city. patterns of interference
candidate: Giacomo Ardesio
co-supervisor: Rahul Srivastava
- selected thesis for individual exhibition, mediateca di Santa Teresa, Milan -

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supervisor and co-supervisor of bachelor thesis in architecture, urban design, landscape design, theory of architecture



a.a.2016-2017:
weak thought and post-modernity. a glossary for the urban design

pensiero debole e post-modernità. un glossario per il progetto urbano
candidate: Federica Cirulli


a.a.2016-2017:
ars in ars. arte nell’arte
candidate: Tinivella Valentina


a.a.2015-2016:
weak thought and post-modernity. a glossary for the urban design
pensiero debole e post-modernità. un glossario per il progetto urbano
candidate: Marco Brambilla


a.a.2015-2016:
the climate change. the ecology question in ten words

climate change. la questione ecologica in dieci parole
candidate: Manuel Zangirolami


a.a.2015-2016:
expiry date cities - ephemeral urbanism for a future ecology
candidate: Marco Marangoni
co-supervisor: Felipe Vera Benitez


a.a.2015-2016:
the primitive garden
il giardino primitivo

candidate: Bella Kalashnikov Capelli


a.a.2015-2016:
potential monument. the paradox of the unfinished building
candidates: Petrò Francesca, Pionelli Lisa


a.a.2015-2016:
fashion and the city
candidate: Camilla Galmozzi


a.a.2015-2016:
entropies. ruins as new urban paradigm

entropie. le rovine come nuovo paradigma urbano
candidate: Giulia Mantovani


a.a.2015-2016:
détournement. the dissolution of architecture and technonature as solution

il détournement. la dissoluzione dell’architettura e la soluzione della tecnonatura
candidate: Federica Sanchez


a.a.2015-2016:
progress as regress
il progresso é il regresso
candidate: Gabriele Mundula


a.a.2015-2016:
moyo housemade
candidate: Fabio Cerina
co-supervisor: Debora Vermi


a.a.2015-2016:
moyo housemade
candidate: Marcello Maltagliati
co-supervisor: Debora Vermi


a.a.2015-2016:
the process, method of composition
candidate: Labaut Hernandez Adrian
supervisor: Prof. Elisa C. Cattaneo


a.a.2012-2013:
ephemeral. transdisciplinary exploration of urban public space
candidate: Francesca Guatteri
supervisor: prof. Elisa C. Cattaneo


a.a.2010-2011:
the fields of the city. ghisolfa bridge in Milan
candidates: Sara Angilica, Linda Cattaneo
co-supervisor: prof. A. Di Franco


a.a.2008-2009:
mathematics in architecture
candidate: Luca Elli
supervisor: prof. A. Gritti
co-supervisor: prof. Elisa C. Cattaneo


a.a.2008-2009:
switching locations
candidate: Linda Cattaneo
supervisor: prof. A. Gritti
co-supervisor: prof. Elisa C. Cattaneo

Mark