Mosè Ricci

Lecture: Learning from Detroit.

Mosè Ricci (Florence, 1956) -Emeritus of Italian Art and Culture since 2003- is Full Professor of Urbanism at the University of Genoa and of Lanscape Architecture at the University of Trento. He graduated in architecture in 1982 at La Sapienza University of Rome (Italy).

He became Researcher Professor (1984), Associate Professor (1997) and Full Professor (2001) at the Pescara School of Architecture (Italy). In 1996-1997 he was Fulbright Recipient and Visiting Scholar at GSD (Harvard University, USA, Visiting Professor of Sustainable Urbanism at Universitad Moderna de Lisboa (2006-2007) and at Technische Universitat of Munich (2008-2009).

Since 1999 he is member of the Scientific Board of the VillardInternational Seminar and since 2004 of the Villard International Doctorate. He has been member of Italian Society of Urban Planners Steering Committee (2003-05, 2007-11). Since 2010 he is member of the Mies Foundation Mediterraean Program Board.

He was member of the Scientific Committee and curator of theUrbanism and Landscape section of the international exhibitionRecycle, Strategies for Architecture, Cities and Planet (MAXXI. 2010-12). In 2012 he has been ranked in the top 100 World Educators by the Cambridge Institute.

He gave lectures or was keynote speaker in several universities such as: Liebnitz University Hannover (2013); OSU Columbuso Ohio (2013); GSD, Harvard University, (2013,1997); Tulane, New Orleans, (2013); KSU (Cleveland, 2011-2010), ETSAB (Barcelona, 2010); TU Munich, (2010-11), Kionggi, Seoul (2009); University of Sao Paolo (2008); UM, Montreal (2005); School of Enviromental Design, Waterloo (1996-97);  BTU Cottbus, (2000); Weissensee Berlin  (2001).

He has a record of publications, lectures, and participation at conferences and symposia, at an international level. His professional activity and research have been primarily developed in the field of urban design and urban studies, as well as on architectural theory. His research focuses on the interactions of architecture, urbanism and landscape design in an ecological framework. His practice work with RICCISPAINI firm has been included in numerous exhibitions such as the Venice Biennale; MAXXI, Rome; Modern Art Gallery, Rome; and Heimatt Museum, Charlottenburg, Berlin. Editor of BABEL international series of books (2000-013 Meltemi and ListLab Publishers). He is author of several books and articles and books such as New Paradigms(List Lab, Barcelona, 2012); UniverCity (List, Barcelona, 2010);iSpace (Meltemi, Rome, 2008); Rischiopaesaggio (Meltemi, Rome, 2003).