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Reader in Urban Design in the School of Art, Design and Architecture of the University of Huddersfield and Departmental leader for Internationalisation. I’ve got the PhD in 2006 and I graduated in Building Engineering/Architecture EU at the University of Pavia (Italy). I was appointed Assistant Professor in Architectural and Urban Design at University of Pavia in 2008. I lectured in the Double Degree Master Programme with Tongji University of Shanghai since 2009. In 2014 I was Visiting Professor at the University of Seville. Since 2002 I have organised and coordinated international design workshops in Europe, Asia, South America. I have been PI in research projects (Prin 2009). I have extensively published on architecture, urban design and urbanism. I have co-organised an international conference named “Regional Urbanism in the Era of Globalisation” (2016). I have co-curated a number of international exhibitions on architecture and urban design, as the exhibition of Chinese architect at La Triennale of Milan (2012) and the East-West China exhibition at Huddersfield Art Gallery (2016).

Research Degree Supervision

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External positions

Senior Researcher, Università di Pavia

1 Oct 2018 → …

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Architechture
  • Urban Design
  • Neighbourhoods Scale
  • Public Realm
  • Multiple Relationships
  • Housing
  • Social Collective Spaces
  • Urban Quality
  • Health
  • Well-Being

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Research Output

  • 5 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 7 Article
  • 3 Chapter
  • 3 Exhibition
Open Access
  • Cultural Ecology and Cultural Critique

    Bailey, R., Booth-Kurpnieks, C., Davies, K. & Delsante, I., 17 Dec 2019, In : Arts. 8, 4, 19 p., 166.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Temporary and Tactical Urbanism as Drivers of Alternative Forms of Urban Transformations: A Research-Led Exhibition in Huddersfield as a Live and Exploratory Project

    Delsante, I., 1 Dec 2019, Bologna-Bogotá : Ricerca e azione per lo spazio pubblico. Research and action for public space. Trentin, A. & Montaña, N. R. (eds.). Bologna, Italy: Bononia University Press, p. 210-222 13 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • The City of Commons

    Delsante, I., 9 Oct 2019

    Research output: Non-textual formExhibition

  • 5 Citations (Scopus)

    The Temporary Tactical Urbanism

    Delsante, I., Cartagena, Y., Ahmed, T., Baldauf, E. & Li, Y., 13 Mar 2019

    Research output: Non-textual formExhibition

  • Activities

    The City as a Commons

    Ioanni Delsante (Chair), Nicholas Temple (Member of programme committee) & Hazem Ziada (Member of programme committee)

    2 Sep 20194 Sep 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

    The Temporary City, Urban Commons and Commoning Practices

    Ioanni Delsante (Speaker)

    4 Sep 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    14th International European Association of Urban History Conference

    Nicholas Temple (Participant), Ioanni Delsante (Participant), Yun Gao (Participant), Yue Zhuang (Participant), Christopher Siwicki (Participant), Roger Vella Bonavita (Participant), Leonidas Koutsoumpos (Participant), Jing Xiao (Participant), Ngo Kien Thinh (Participant), Louise Pelletier (Participant), Lorens Holm (Participant) & Robert Brown (Participant)

    29 Aug 20181 Sep 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

    Alter-Forms of Urbanisation: Commons Spaces and Commoning Practices

    Ioanni Delsante (Invited speaker)

    25 Jun 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    Journal of Architecture (Journal)

    Ioanni Delsante (Editor)

    Jan 2018 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication Peer-review