Department of Architecture and Design
Research interests & activity:
the adaptive reuse of urban legacies
Matteo Robiglio is architect and urban designer.
He is full professor at Politecnico di Torino, where he headed the School of Architecture from 2014 to 2018. After 20 years of practice in community architecture and urban regeneration with Avventura Urbana, he founded in 2011 with Isabelle Toussaint the office TRA (lit.: in-between), focusing on adaptive reuse for education, housing, production and services. In 2014 TRA and the community foundation Benvenuti in Italia jointly founded the non-profit social innovation start-up HOMERS, recognized as Polito spin-off, promoting bottom-up cohousing projects for the reuse of abandoned buildings.
FULL Research Projects:
Cittadella, project leader
Rehousing, project leader
Torino new urban masterplan, project leader
Non performing legacies in Piedmont, project leader
DOUT, crew member
City and production, crew member
Adaptive remediation, crew member
ARETHA, crew member