Camilla Forina


Camilla Forina, B.Arch at Roma Tre University and M.Arch with honours at Politecnico di Torino, is research assistant at Politecnico di Torino, and Ph.D. candidate at Politecnico di Torino and Tsinghua University (Beijing) in the double Ph.D. programme Transnational Architectural Models in a Globalized World. Since 2023 she is also coordinator of the research activities of the China Room research group. Her research is part of the Polito Studio framework, aiming to explore the opportunities and potentialities of a community of practice that mediates between academia and the profession. Specifically, her work investigates the mutual effectiveness of active empirical experimentation within the architecture learning and training process. She participated in the transformation of the Oxygen Factory within the Big Air Venue for the XXIV Olympic Winter Games, Shougang – Beijing 2022 and has been Assistant Curator for 2019 UABB Shenzhen Bi-city Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture within the exhibtiion Eyes of the City.


Forina, C. (2021). Digital societies: Materializing the online. In Federighi V., Naso M., Belleri D., S.L. (Eds.), Eyes of the City: Architecture and Urban Space after Artificial Intelligence (pp. 223-236). Berlin: Hatje Cantz.