Chiara Cavalieri

Professor (UCLouvain - LOCI) MLB steering committee


Chiara Cavalieri, architect and PhD Urbanism, (IUAV, University of Venice), is Professor of Urbanism and member of the scientific committee of Louvain4City at the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain). Over the last years, she has collaborated and taught in the field of architecture and urbanism at a number of different international schools, including IUAV Venice, GSD Harvard, EPFL Lausanne, ITMO St. Petersburg, and ENSAP Lille. She coordinated and directed several research activities and regional visions such as “Extreme City” (Iuav Venice), “The Horizontal Metropolis: a Radical Project” (Lab-U, EPFL Lausanne); “The “Blue Space”, Eurometropolis Lille–Kortrijk–Tournai (StudioPaolaViganò, Lab-U, EPFL Lausanne), “The Language of Water” (UCLouvain with Latitude—Platform for urban research and design). In 2016 she co-curated the exhibition “The Horizontal Metropolis: A radical Project”, exhibited in 2016 at “La Biennale di Venezia, 15th International Architecture Exhibition” and in 2018 at Bozar, Brussels. She is currently developing water and landscape urbanism research throughout transboundary city-territories, with a particular focus in mapping and representing the spatial and territorial dynamics.

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