Olga Beatrice Carcassi is an Architect and a Postdoctoral researcher at the Material Balance Research Group of Politecnico di Milano. She is interested in defining new practical methodologies to reach the climate-neutrality for the building and construction sector by making use of mycelium-based materials. During the PhD, she was selected to attend to different summer schools (“Better Living 2019” in Tokyo Tech and “Computational Design for Additive manufacturing”, both organized by IDEA League) and collaborated with international realities (such as Atelier Lumas Arles and SPAN Paris). In addition, she gained experience in the field of academic research, including the coordination and supervision of projects and students, during her exchange period at the Chair of Sustainable Construction at ETH Zurich. She has published in several international journals of high impact factor, such as Environmental Science & Technology and Sustainability MDPI.