Alessandra Cianchetta is an architect and urban designer (RIBA) and leading architect and a founding partner at AWP office for territorial reconfiguration (Paris-London). Her achievements include a masterplan for developing an area of 161 hectares in Paris's La Défense business district. Her practice works at a wide range of scales and at the intersection of different disciplines : architecture, urbanism strategic planning, landscape design, place-making and urban research.
Her work has been presented at and is part of the collections of museums and venues worldwide such as MAXXI in Rome, City of Architecture and Heritage, Paris, MoMA Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Storefront for Architecture & Art and Architecture in New York, the Design Museum in London and has been featured in NY Times, Wallpaper, The Guardian, PIN UP magazine and BBC, among other media. In addition to her practices, Alessandra teaches Urban and Architecture Design at The Berlage in Delft/Rotterdam, at Columbia University GSAPP and is currently the external examiner of the London School of Architecture. She has formerly taught at : Carleton University in Ottawa, the Lebanese American University in Beirut, Cornell University in Ithaca, the University of Virginia and other institutions worldwide. In 2016 she has been a guest critic in the Urban Design Master at Harvard University, GSD. She is currently involved as an adviser for a research project on large scale mixed use developments (adaptable and liveable urban megaprojects) with the Future Cities Laboratory – ETHZ, in Singapore in collaboration with UCL and Harvard University. From @alessandra_cianchetta #alessandracianchetta #architect #urbanisim #landscapedesign #urbandesign #architecture #planning #sustainable #urbanliving #ecology, #transport #sustainability #housing #lisbonarchitecturetriennial #centerforarchitecture #museumdesign #womanarchitects #womenarchitects #architecture #modernarchitects #modernarchitecture #womanarchitectsworldwide