Giovanna Carnevali

Born in 1974. Graduated from the Barcelona School of Architecture (ETSAB) and the Genoa School of Architecture (UNIGE). Her graduation project aroused interest among important multinationals such as Metro Goldwyn Mayer and Paramount Pictures, and was finally acquired by the city council of Genoa and in 2000 it became the Plan for the Transformation of the Waterfront. In 2012, while living and working between Italy and Spain, she received her PhD at Genoa University.

In 2001 she founded Liguria Spin-Off, the association of professionals, companies and academics for the development of university-company experimental and research commissions. She has also collaborated as a professor at the Architecture Faculty of Genoa and at ILA&UD and has been director of Erasmus Mundus, the official European Master on international cooperation in sustainable emergency architecture at the UIC.

She cofounded SELF Arquitectura, participated in several competitions and won some of them, and has also edited several publications and written essays in magazines. She continues working in International Cooperation projects with private foundations and NGOs such as Architecture for Humanity and has collaborated with Barcelona’s city council in the development of projects together with UN Habitat.

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