Umberto Napolitano will be the guest speaker for the Systems Studio Lecture.
Napolitano (Naples, 1975) studied architecture at the Università Federico II in Naples and then at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Paris-La Villette. Founder of LAN (Local Architecture Network) with Benoit Jallon in 2002, he also conducts theoretical work through research projects, exhibitions, and conferences all around the world.
Napolitano was a professor at the Columbia University GSAPP of New York (USA) and currently teaches at the AA (Architecture Association) School of Architecture in London (UK). He is a member of the French Academy of Architecture since 2016 and was appointed Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 2018.