Stefano Boccardo, Genoa 1983.
Gaduated in Architecture in Genoa, 2008, discussing a thesis about Art and Architecture tools for the Urban Regeneration. He collaborated with Topotek1 in Berlin, Recetas Urbanas - Santiago Cirugeda in Seville and Alianza Internacional de Habitantes - Antena Sur, in Buenos Aires, working on housing rights in Latin America. Winner in 2010 of "Passport - Movin'Up" award, organized by Italian Young Artists Association, he presented his work in Tarragona (Festival Ciutats Creactives), Turin (Architettura in Città), Rome (Urban Transcript 2011). In Genoa, he experiments projects about participated architecture, reuse, urban planning and public space, self-construction, art and co-creation, with Gruppo Informale - architecture collective. In 2015 he won the “IV Pianeta” prize for the realization of a site-specific installation inside the former Genoese Psychiatric Hospital.
2010 - 2017 Member of Gruppo Informale, Architecture Collective, Genoa.
2011 - 2015 Collaborator of P12Arch, architectural firm, Genoa.
2012 - 2013 University of Genoa. Teaching support activities.
2010 - 2011 International Alliance of Inhabitants. Buenos Aires (ARG).
International cooperation project for housing and habitat rights.
2010 - 2010 Collaboration with A77 Gilardi-Diguez, Buenos Aires (ARG).
2009 - 2010 Recetas Urbanas SL - Santiago Cirugeda, Seville (ESP).
2008 - 2009 Topotek1 Gmbh, Landscape Architecture Studio, Berlin (DE).
Participations and mentions:
2017 “Univercity - Knowledge and Trades Market” scenography realization, Genoa.
2015 First prize "QUARTO PIANETA" competition, former Psychiatric Hospital of Genoa.
2012. "The Reunion", temporary cultural center with the Exytz collective, London (UK).
2012 Mention "Performance Architecture Festival" of Guimaraes (PT).
2011 Presentation "Caja de la Memoria Colectiva", URBAN TRANSCRIPT 2011, Rome.
2011 Presentation "Marie Von Blanche", Festival Ciutats Creactives of Tarragona (ESP) and Festival Architecture in the City of Turin (IT).
2010 "MOVIN 'UP Award - Passport" G.A.I. of Turin and Unicredit.
2010 Participation in the exhibition "Riciclarti - Cantiere Arte Ambientale". Padua (Italy).
2010 Finalist at the "2x5 Public Design Competition", Public Design Festival of Milan.
2008 Participation 11th Venice Architecture Biennale, in collaboration with Topotek 1 study.
Publications and presentations:
12/2015 Presentation "Architecture and Recycling" Palazzo Ducale, Genova (IT)
12/2013 Lecture "The Avant-gardes and the City", Urban Planning I. University of Genoa (IT).
11/2013 Speech at the conference "Quali Maestri?", At the University of Genoa (IT).
05/2012 Lecture "Repair Manifesto", Industrial Design Course Design, University of Genoa (IT).
03/2011 Lecture "Las Manos y la Ciudad", Urban Planning 4. Universidad Pública B. Aires (ARG).
03/2010 Lesson "Urban Recipes - Tools for Architecture", Polytechnic University of Turin (IT).
12/2009 Speech at the conference "Abitare il emergenza", Faculty of Architecture of Alghero (IT).
2012 Publication "Urban recipes - tools for the emancipation of the citizen" in "Housing the emergency - The emergency of housing" by M. Faiferri, S. Bartocci Ediz. LISt, Trento 2012 ISBN 9788895623764.