Lidia Preti


Lidia Preti completed her master’s degree in Architecture Construction City in 2019 at Politecnico di Torino, as part of the Double Degree program established with Tsinghua University in Beijing. Her master’s thesis delved into one of the historical districts of Beijing. Currently, she is pursuing a Ph.D. in Architecture, History, and Project as part of the joint Ph.D. research program ‘Transnational Architectural Models in a Globalized World’ between Politecnico di Torino and Tsinghua University in Beijing. Her research focuses on Rural Revitalization practices in Contemporary China, with a specific interest in the engagement of practitioners and academic institutions in these processes. She lives between Italy and China where she spent an extended period of time in Beijing over the past few years, specifically at the School of Architecture of Tsinghua University. Since 2019, she has been actively engaged in research activities with the China Room research group at Politecnico di Torino.