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Alessandra Casu

Professore Associato in Urbanistica ICAR/21

+39 079 9720407
Palazzo del Pou Salit, Piazza Duomo 6,
07041 Alghero (SS), Italia
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Alessandra Casu is researcher and teacher of Urban Design and Urban Sustainability at the University of Sassari, Department of Architecture, and Board member of the international PhD in "Architecture and Planning". She is also member of the Academic Board of the European Master in "Planning & Policies for city, Environment, and Landscape" at the Universities of Sassari, Venezia (IUAV), Lisbon (UTL), Girona, and Barcelona (UAB).

Her research interests focus on the connection between theory and practice, and her research fields go from environmental planning and design to the theoretical and historical bases of planning and urban design, to the public participation in planning processes: actually, she coordinated programmes in Alghero, La Maddalena, Castelsardo, Cagliari, for the review of the General Landscape Plan of Sardinia, and the University participation at "Agenda 21" in Alghero (Italy); she also won (with others) the competition for the "participating" rehabilitation of five peripheral sites in Prato (Italy).

She collaborated in some EIA, SEA and master plans, winning with others the competitions for the master plan of Crotone (Italy), for some rehabilitation plans, for a Development Plan, a Strategic Plan and a literary park in Sardinia.

She has been correspondant of Urbanistica and editor for Urbanistica informazioni, correspondant for Il Sole 24 ore - Edilizia e Territorio, Archivio di Studi Urbani e Regionali and Il Giornale dell'Architettura, managing assistant for the international review Plurimondi. She published several essays: in Urban Studies books; in italian (Urbanistica dossier, Urbanistica Informazioni, Urbanistica, ASUR) and international (Plurimondi, Portus plus) Urban Planning reviews; in italian and international Proceedings of congresses. She has edited, with others, the volumes La città ricostruita and an educational monography under the UN Decade Education for Sustainable Development, and is author and editor of other forthcoming books.