Architecture on Stage: Alessandra Cianchetta

The Italian architect and founding partner of AWP will discuss the practice's recent projects, which range from from buildings to urban planning


07:00pm, Thursday, 14 March 2019


09:00pm, Thursday, 14 March 2019

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Alessandra Cianchetta is an architect and founding partner of AWP, an architecture practice based in London and Paris.

Born in Italy, Cianchetta studied architecture at La Sapienza in Rome, ETSA Madrid and ETSA Barcelona, before setting up AWP in 2008.

Her recent projects include Poissy Galore, a museum and observatory (pictured) which is part of a 113 hectare park on the Seine near Paris; the masterplan for Paris-La Défense, a grand-scale public realm project; and an arts district in Liverpool.

Cianchetta has taught architecture and urban design at Cornell University, University of Virginia, Columbia University and The Berlage. Cianchetta currently teaches at The Cooper Union, IKA and the University of Westminster.


Image: Poissy Galore Museum


Image: Poissy Galore - Observatory in a Park

Photo credit: AWP+HHF, Julien Lanoo - Iwan Baan

Architecture on Stage is a series of talks by the world's best architects programmed by the Architecture Foundation in partnership with the Barbican Centre.