Michele Bonino is Associate Professor of Architecture and Urban Design and Vice-Rector for Relations with China at the Politecnico di Torino. He was Visiting Professor at Tsinghua University and Visiting Scholar at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
He’s the Polito coordinator of the research project “Transition toward Urban Sustainability through Socially Integrative Cities in the EU and in China” (financed by Horizon 2020 research program), and he’s leading the architectural design of the Shougang visitor center for the XXIV Olympic Winter Games (Beijing 2022).
He was Academic Curator of the 2019 Bi-City Shenzhen Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture. Among his recent books, The City after Chinese New Towns (Birkhäuser 2019, with F. Governa, M.P. Repellino, A. Sampieri).
Bonino, Michele; Governa, Francesca; Repellino, Maria Paola; Sampieri, Angelo. (2019) “The City after Chinese New Towns. Spaces and Imaginaries from Contemporary Urban China”, pp. 1-253, ISBN: 9783035617658
Berta, Mauro; Bonino, Michele; Federighi, Valeria; Marri, Sohrab. (2018) “I luoghi della Belt and Road. Trasformazioni architettoniche e urbane lungo le grandi infrastrutture intercontinentali, viste dall’Italia”, In: MONDO CINESE, pp. 155-174, ISSN: 0390-2811
Bonino M. (2013) Torino. “Sustainable Strategies”, In: SHIJIE JIANZHU, pp. 18-108, ISSN: 1002-4832