Paola Viganò is an architect. She teaches urban planning at the IUAV University of Venice and the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne.
Paola Viganò, architect and urban planner, is a full professor of urban theory and urban design at EPFL (CH) (where she heads the Centre for Housing Research and Lab-U) and at the IUAV in Venice (IT). She was awarded the Grand Prix de l’Urbanisme in 2013, the title of Doctor Honoris Causa by UCLouvain in 2016 as part of “Utopia for our Time”, the Flemish Culture Award for Architecture in 2017, and the Gold Medal for Career at the Milan Triennial in 2018. With Bernardo Secchi, she founded Studio (1990-2014), working on numerous projects and visions in Europe.
Charleroi, Porte Ouest: A Vision of 21st Century Wallonia
Porte Ouest is an exceptional site which is emblematic of both Charleroi’s and Wallonia’s industrial heritage. This site encompasses several scales: the Carsid steel plant grounds, the greater area that includes the urban periphery, and the surrounding territory. Few sites in Wallonia, or even in Europe, can match this scale and industrial history. The Porte … Continuedlire l'article