Gennaro Postiglione is Faculty Member of the Department of Architecture and Urban Studies DAStU at Politecnico di Milano. Personal researches focus mainly on domestic interiors, questioning relations among culture of dwelling, domestic architecture and modernity, with specific attention to Nordic countries. He is also interested in museography and in preserving and diffusing collective memory and cultural identity, connecting the museographic issues with the domestic ambit. From 2004, within the area of teaching and research “acting upon the existent”, he is promoter of PUBLIC ARCHITECTURE @ POLIMI, a research & operative group that puts the resources of Architecture in the service of the Public Interest. Identifying and proposing solutions for practical problems of human interaction with built environment, but also acting (through “Active-actions”) as a catalyst for public discourse through the design of public spaces and services for a better dwelling.