Marta Mancini


PhD candidate of DASP – Programme in “Architecture. History and Project” at Politecnico di Torino since 2017 and part of the “Joint Research Project with Top Universities – Human body and urban space”, under the supervision of Prof. Michele Bonino and Prof. Zhang Li (Tsinghua University).
Her research focuses on the relationship between human body movement and spatial design quality, investigated through an interdisciplinary approach by means of dance choreographic tools.
Since 2014, she has worked in architectural offices and collaborated with research and design groups, both in Italy and China. She has participated to international exhibitions, conferences and workshops.


Deng, H., Mancini, M., Zhang, L., & Bonino, M., (2020). “Beijing 2022 between urban renovation and Olympic sporting legacy: the case of Shougang – From space for event to space for health and leisure”. Movement & Sport Sciences – Science & Motricité. ISSN 2118-5735.

Lanteri, S. & Mancini, M. (2019). “Cronache cinesi. Così cambiano volto gli hutong di Pechino”, Il Giornale dell’Architettura

Lanteri, S. & Mancini, M. (2019). “Cronache cinesi. I lilong di Shanghai tra speculazione e valorizzazione”, Il Giornale dell’Architettura



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