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Research Position:
Ph.D. Candidate
Programme Architecture. History and Project

Research Interests:
Urban design, architectural design, architectural theory, architectural history, housing

Research Project:
– Housing Legacy. Investigating the transformative potential of Italian institutional landlords’ real estate.
– Italian institutional landlords played a crucial role in urban development during the last century. They contributed to build thousands of rental housing units for the emerging middle-classes. This study aims to highlight the crucial phases of this process, from its rise to its current critical condition. After a massive sell off during the early 2000s, institutional landlords’ units on the market are facing increasing difficulties to perform an efficient turnover. As statistics suggest an intensification in terms of disposable units, this research tries to stress the contradictory outcomes of a “micro-living” future scenario.

Short bio:
Federico Coricelli is an architect graduated from the University of Florence. During his studies he worked for several architectural offices and collaborated independently in a half-dozen competitions, some of them successfully awarded. He collaborated as teaching assistant in architectural design studios at the University of Florence and at Politecnico di Torino. He is the author of several articles on housing issues and co-author of the book “Re-housing” (2017). In 2015 he co-founded the architectural consultancy AYMO. From 2017 he is partner at UHO architects, an architectural office based in Paris.

Contact Details:
Federico.coricelli@polito.it
Instagram: @ficuscoric
www.uho.co
www.aymo.co

Other FULL Research Projects:
“Re-housing” (2017), funded by Sidief
“Living beyond property” (2018), funded by Sidief

Future Urban Legacy Lab
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