PAOLA VIGANO

School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (Switzerland)
Paola Viganò architect and urbanist , is Professor in Urban Theory and Urban Design at the EPFL (Lausanne) where she heads the lab-U and the new interdisciplinary Habitat Research Centre. She is also professor at IUAV University Venice. In 2013 she has received the Grand Prix de l’Urbanisme in France; in 2016 the title of Doctor Honoris Causa by the UCL; in 2017 the Flemish Culture Award for Architecture (Ultima Architectuur) and in 2018 the Golden medal to the career of Milano Triennale. From 1990 to 2014, together with Bernardo Secchi, she was in charge of Studio, working on numerous urban projects in Europe. Since 2015 StudioPaolaViganò has been working on urban, landscape projects and public spaces in Europe and has won several international competitions.