Alessandro Armando

Alessandro Armando, architect, is associate professor at the Polytechnic University of Turin, where he teaches Architectural and Urban Design. He is also the Coordinator of the Msc Degree Program “Architecture Construction City” and a member of the Board of the Doctoral program DASP (“Architecture. History and Project”) at the same Politecnico. His current research activity focuses mainly on the theory of the architectural project. He is founder and member of the editorial board of “Ardeth” (Architectural Design Theory) magazine; he is member of the advisory board of the series “Architecture” for the publisher Manifestolibri; member of the scientific committee of Scienza Nuova – Italian Institute for Advanced Studies in Torino. In 2019 he was guest editor of an issue of «Rivista di Estetica» titled “The Sciences of Future”.

Among his publications: Teoria del progetto architettonico. Dai disegni agli effetti [Theory of architectural design. From drawings to outputs] (2017, with G. Durbiano); Watersheds. A Narrative of urban recycle (2015, with M. Bonino and F. Frassoldati); La soglia dell’arte: Peter Eisenman, Robert Smithson e il problema dell’autore dopo le nuove avanguardie [The threshold of art. Peter Eisenman, Robert Smithson and the problem of author after the new avant-gardes] (2009)