Silvia Lanteri


Architect and Phd Candidate at Politecnico di Torino, she graduated with the thesis ‘Through a Beijing fragment. The danwei of Textile Factory’ awarded by EAM Best Diploma Projects and 2017 Biennale dello Spazio Pubblico.
Her current research – ‘Eventful Hutong’ – deals with incremental processes of urban regeneration inside Beijing inner city, with a focus on the design week temporary event’s role in shaping physical spaces and narratives. She spent several periods at Tsinghua University.
She is teaching assistant at both PoliMi and PoliTo, organizing workshops and seminars around the theme of fragile territories.
With the team MakingRoom(s) she was runner-up for Europan14.
Her drawings are published in magazines such as World Architecture, China City Planning Review, Urban Design, Territorio.


Fiandanese, Filippo and Lanteri, Silvia. 2019. “The Chinese perspective: possibilities to rethink urban practice and theory.” In Racines modernes de la ville contemporaine : distances et formes de résilience, edited by Mantziaras, Panos and Viganò, Paola. Geneve: MētisPresses, pp. 267-280
ISBN 978-2-940563-53-1

Fiandanese Filippo, Silvia Lanteri and Monica Naso. 2019. “Marchandiser l’utopie: trois outils de représentation du rêve urbain chinois”. Chantiers politiques, no.15: 64-72.
ISSN 1771-8627

Fiandanese, Filippo and Lanteri, Silvia. 2018 “Pechino, cronache dagli hutong.” Il Giornale dell’Architettura, May 13, 2018.
ISSN 2284-1369

Lanteri, Silvia. 2020. “Drawing Traces of Temporary Events.The case of Dashilar and the Beijing Design Week.” In Memory and the City: A Handbook in Action. edited by Armando, Alessandro. De Pieri, Filippo and Graezer Bideau, Florence. Siracusa: LetteraVentidue. (in course of publication)

Dini, R. et al. 2020 “Riabitare Alicia”. Officina. ISSN 2532-1218 (in course of publication)