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Dr Andrea Canclini

Lecturer in Architecture

+44 (0)7745 598579



Andrea Canclini is currently a Lecturer in Architecture at the School of Architecture at Lancaster University, and a former Lecturer at the Faculty of Architecture of the Politecnico di Milano, where he has been teaching for the past four years the subjects of Theory in Contemporary Architectural Design and Design Studio, and Visiting Professor at the Beirut Arab University.

He participated in several international conferences, of which the PhD School in Politecnico di Milano, The Courtauld Institute of Art at the University of London, the Istituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia, the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Brussels, the Architectural Humanities Research Association Conference 2021 at Loughborough University, the Jade Universität, The Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain, organized and chaired a session at the European Architectural History Network History Network 2022 at ETSAM Madrid, was head of the scientific committee for the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the VII CIAM in Bergamo 2019 organized by the Department of Architecture and Urban Studies of Politecnico di Milano, and published articles, in Scopus indexed journals such as ‘The Plan Journal’ and ‘aut aut’, the leading Italian journal of aesthetic philosophy, as well as book chapters and peer-reviewed conference proceedings in Italy, Portugal, Turkey, China, England, Lebanon, Scotland, Belgium, and Germany about his main research topics: the cultural basis of Modern and Contemporary architectural criticism.

His research on modern and contemporary architecture critique and history and their cultural basis include his PhD dissertation at the Politecnico di Torino, which focused on the nature and the role of the French Theory on American architectural discourse during the Seventies, which is currently being published in Italy.

He supervised a dozen of PG dissertations and is now completing the hearing of a PhD dissertation at NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology.