Luca Molinari

Architectural historian and critic, born in 1966, he lives in Milan and is a Professor at the architecture department 'L. Vanvitelli' at the Seconda Università degli Studi di Napoli. Curator of exhibitions and events in Italy and abroad, he has worked with "Lotus", "Abitare", "Domus", "Archis", "L'architecture d'aujourd'hui", "A+U". He currently contributes to "Corriere della Sera" and "La Stampa", as well as editing the architecture section for "L'Espresso". Since 1995, he has been in charge of the architecture and home design section for the publisher Skira and he has been scientific director of "FMG Spazio per l'architettura contemporanea" since 2007. Between 2001 and 2004, he was scientific director for architecture and urban planning at the Triennale di Milano. He works as an architectural consultant for many public and private companies. In 2010, he curated the Italian pavilion at the XII Venice Architecture Biennale. Since 2012, he has been a member of the MiBac Council for cultural and natural heritage. He received the Premio 'Ernesto Nathan Rogers' for the criticism and communication of architecture at the X Biennale d'Architettura and the UIA Jean Tschumi Prize for Critics. Among his most recent publications are: "Terre perse. Viaggio nell'Italia del dissesto e della speranza" (2015), written with Marta Gerardi and Raul Pantaleo, "Milano. Porta Nuova" (2015), "Le case che siamo" (2016) and "AEB 1966-2016. Fifty Years of Architectural Design in Qatar" (2016).

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