Robiglio Matteo

Speaker
Robiglio Matteo
Architect and architectural research professor - Turin Polytechnic

Architect and architectural research professor, Robiglio is also Professor of Architectural and Urban Composition at the Turin Polytechnic and PhD Board member in Architecture History and Design and Architecture College Coordinator, which brings together the three degree courses and three-year degree course in Architecture. His research and the activities of his design company, TRA, focus on the architecture of communities, adaptive reuse and urban regeneration, with projects in Italy and abroad. He has been a consultant for ANRU, the French national agency for urban regeneration, and is tasked, together with Isabelle Toussaint from the Institut du Patrimoine Wallon, with the reuse of the nineteenth-century industrial complex of the Grand Carrière Wincqz. In 2014 he founded the innovative social start-up Homers with the aim of promoting with the aim of promoting dis-intermediated interventions for the reuse of abandoned buildings for community dwelling. Homers has been recognised as a spin-off of Turin Polytechnic, becoming part of the I3P Buinsess Incubator, and won the Turin Social Innovation Contest (2014) and Vodafone Think for Social (2015). He is member of the Rebuild Scientific Committee, of the Turin Metropolitan Area Strategic Plan and the restoration project of the University Colleges of Giancarlo De Carlo in Urbino of the Getty Foundation, and the Innovation Committee of IREN. In 2015 he was Urban and Regional Studies Fellow of the German Marshall Fund of the US with a research project on industrial reuse in American cities.