Roberto Zancan

Roberto Zancan is a research doctor and history and theory professor. He was research coordinator at the UNESCO Chair in Urban Heritage Conservation and Regeneration at the University of Iuav in Venice, chief curator of the Inside the Academy programme for the BE OPEN Foundation, vice-director of the monthly architecture, design and art magazine DOMUS, professor of history and theory of environmental design at the University UQAM and associate researcher at the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal. Founder of the environmental intervention group Ground Action, he is the author of Spazialismi italiani and Corrispondenze: Teorie e storie dal landscape. Designer of the HPO laboratory for the reuse and creative design of the old hospital Misericordia e Dolce di Prato and team leader and member of the scientific committee of Landworks Sardinia, together with Elena Pirazzoli he presented “Urbs Oblivionalis”, a research project on spaces of terrorism in Italy presented at the Monditalia Section of the Venice Biennale of Architecture 2014, and with Francisco Spadoni at the Fórum Internacional de Arquitetura de Natal of the Instituto de Arquitetos do Brasil, Department of Rio Grande do Norte.