Lorenza Baroncelli

Lorenza Baroncelli is an italian architect, researcher and curator. She is Council Member for Urban Regeneration and International Projects for the city of Mantua. She studied Architecture at the Third University of Rome where she graduated cum laude with a thesis on the growth and development of Bogotà in relation to its armed conflicts.
She has been published in national and international architecture magazines such as Abitare, Domus and Urbanistica and she has lectured in Universities and cultural centres in Italy, Brazil, China and Albania.
From 2015 to 2016 she has been Associate for Special Projects at the Serpentine Galleries in London, where she was a key coordinator of the Pavilions program as well as Consultant for Urban and Cultural Strategies to Edi Rama, Prime Minister of Albania and to Erion Veliaj, major of Tirana, where she is working with Stefano Boeri on the new urban masterplan for the city. She was also scientific director of “15 Rooms”, exhibition curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist (co-director of the Serpentine Gallery,London) and Klaus Biesenbach (director of MoMA PS1), designed by Herzog & de Meuron and currently opens at the Long Museum West Bund in Shanghai.