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Assoc.Prof. Elena Marchigiani

Assoc.Prof. Elena Marchigiani

Elena Marchigiani is Associate Professor in Urban Planning at the Department of Engineering and Architecture of the University of Trieste, where teaches Town Planning at the Master Course in Architecture.


  • Planning and Urban Design Tools


  • Town Planning

Academic and Research Profile

  • Researcher, Department of Engineering and Architecture, University of Trieste (IT) (2004 – Now)
  • Deputy Major at the Municipality of Trieste, Municipality of Trieste (IT) (2011 – 2016)
  • Post-Ph.D. in Urban Planning, Polythecnic of Milano (IT) (2001 – 2002)
  • Ph.D. in Urban Planning University IUAV of Venezia (IT) (1998 – 2000)
  • Master degree in Architecture, University IUAV of Venezia (IT) (2003 – 2004)

International Experiences

  • Delegate for institutional and web communication of the Department of Engineering and Architecture of the University of Trieste (IT) (2017- Now)
  • Member of the Board of Representatives of Universities (2014– Now)
  • Member of Italian Society of Planners – SIU (IT) (2011 – Now)
  • Scientific coordinator of the University of Trieste (2002 - Now)
  • Expert for evaluation of proposals and the monitoring of implementation actions under H2020, Research Executive Agency (REA), European Commission (2016 -2019)
  • Member of the National Board of the Italian Society of Town Planners-SIU (2014)
  • Professional consultant, Social Housing Agency of Udine (IT) (2008 – 2009)
  • Professional consultant, Municipality of Chioggia, Venezia (IT) (2005 – 2008)
  • Professional consultant, Region Emilia-Romagna, Association OIKOS-Center for Studies (IT) (2003 – 2004)

Current Projects

  • LARU. Laboratory for Urban Regeneration 2019. New Urban Utopia
  • City as a Gym for Active Design PROACTIVE CITY
  • Cities accessible to all
  • Ngoc Hoi master plan
  • Public Spaces and Urban Cultures

Professional Memberships

  • The Research Centre on City & Production, Dipartimento Interateneo di Scienze Progetto e Politiche del Territorio Politecnico di Torino (IT)
  • The International Research Network LIEU – Logiques Identités, Espaces Urbanités, LIEU – Logiques Identités Espaces Urbanités

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