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Research Assistant

Leonardo Ramondetti, architect, graduated with a Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Development from Politecnico di Torino and Università di Torino, Interuniversity Department of Regional and Urban Studies and Planning (DIST). His field of research is contemporary urban design theories and planning cultures, with particular emphasis on the Chinese context. Since 2016, he has been a fellow of the China Room research group, and between 2016 and 2019 he participated in the CeNTO research project, which led to the publication of 'The City after Chinese New Towns' (Birkhäuser, 2019). As a postdoctoral scholar, he is currently conducting research for the project ‘Rescaling the Belt and Road Initiative: urbanization processes, innovation patterns and global investments in urban China’ (2020-2023).

Scientific branch ICAR/21 - URBANISTICA
(Area 0008 - Ingegneria civile e Architettura)
Identifiers ORCID: 0000-0002-3548-7686
Skills and keywords

ERC sectors

SH2_10 - Land use and regional planning SH2_9 - Urban, regional and rural studies


Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities


Chinese urbanisation Housing Landscape design Urban theory Urbanism