Francesca De Filippi

Associate Professor
Department of Architecture and Design (DAD)

  • Rector's Advisor for Development Cooperation
  • Member of Interdepartmental Center FULL - Future Urban Legacy Lab


Research interests

Appropriate technology
Bioclimatic design
Community engagement
Digital platforms
Disaster risk reduction
Healthy city
Smart city
Social inclusion
Social innovation
Traditional architecture

Scientific branch

(Area 0008 - Civil engineering and architecture)


ERC sectors

PE8_3 - Civil engineering, architecture, maritime/hydraulic engineering, geotechnics, waste treatment
SH3_12 - Communication and information, networks, media
SH5_8 - Cultural studies, cultural identities and memories, cultural heritage
SH3_13 - Digital social research
SH2_7 - Environmental and climate change, societal impact and policy
SH3_9 - Health, ageing and society
SH2_9 - Urban, regional and rural studies


Goal 3: Good health and well-being
Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities
Goal 13: Climate action

Editorial boards

  • JUNCO (2014-), Director


  • 31th International PLEA Conference: ARCHITECTURE IN (R)EVOLUTION, Program chair
  • 7th INTERNATIONAL AESOP SUSTAINABLE FOOD PLANNING CONFERENCE. Localizing urban food strategies. Farming cities and performing rurality., Program chair
  • III Congresso CUCS - Torino 2013. Immaginare culture della cooperazione: le Università in rete per le nuove sfide dello sviluppo, Program chair
  • 1st International Seminar FORUM UNESCO University and Heritage: Architectural Heritage and Sustainable Development of Small and Medium Cities in South Mediterranean Regions, Program chair

Non-commercial collaboration agreements


Courses of Study Boards


Master of Science

MostraNascondi A.A. passati

Bachelor of Science

MostraNascondi A.A. passati

Teaching and training projects

Projects funded by competitive calls

  • MY SMART QUARTIER , (2017-2020) - Responsabile Scientifico
    Erasmus+ Strategic Partnerships


Research fields


Research projects

Projects funded by competitive calls

Projects funded by commercial contracts

Supervised PhD students

  • Michele Di Marco. Programme in Architettura. Storia E Progetto (cycle 38, 2022-in progress)


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