Angelo Sampieri


Angelo Sampieri, Architect, holds a PhD in Urban Planning from the IuavUniversity of Venice. Since 2008 he has been teaching at the Politecnico diTorino where, since 2014, he has been Associate Professor of urban planningat the Interuniversity Department of Regional and Urban Studies and Planning(DIST) and member of the board of the interuniversity Ph.D. program in Urbanand Regional Development (URD). His research deals with theories, cultures andtechniques of contemporary urban planning and design. Since 2016 he has beena member of the China Room research group of the Polytechnic of Turin withinwhich he observes the urbanisation processes in contemporary China. He’sactually working on the research project Rescaling the Belt and Road Initiative:urbanization processes, innovation patterns and global investments (2020- 2023).