Architect and city planner (Istitute of Architecture and Urbanism at the University of Bologna, Italy), Director of A Vision of Europe, International Centre for Urban Researches, President of Tagliaventi & Associati, Bologna, Italy, established in 1955, Associate-Director of the architectural magazine A&C INTERNATIONAL, Member of the INTBAU managing Committee, Chair-Professor of Urban Architecture at the University of Ferrara, Italy, Professor at the School of architecture of the Prince of Wales, London, Visiting Professor in several European and American universities and schools of architecture such as Paris, Miami, Notre Dame, Antwerpen, Valladolid, etc.
Awards and Prizes
1st Prize at the International
Competition for the Reconstruction of the Laeken Street in Bruxelles (1989)
One of the five 1st Prizes at the International Competition for the Reconstruction of the Warsaw City Core (1992)
1st Prize at the International Competition for the Reconstruction of the Marsham Street area in London (1996)
CNU Charter Award of Excellence in Urban Design for the Quartier am Tacheles, Berlin (2003)
Associate Director of A&C INTERNATIONAL
Director of collection at the A VISION OF EUROPE Triennale
Director of Eco-Compact City Nentwork, www.ecocompactcity.org
Author of more than 100 essays and 17 books on architecture and urbanism
More information on the site: www.avoe.org
Architecture and planning
Author of numerous plans of extensions of villages and cities. Among his main works are the redevelopment of a mixed-use block in the Urban periphery of Bologna, Zanolini Street (1988-93), the construction of 2 mixed-use buildings in Laeken Street, Bruxelles, the new Urban Neighborhood "Città Nuova" in Alessandria (with Leon Krier), the redevelopment of a mixed-use urban block in Valenza, Italy, the project for a group of mixed-use buildings in the Quartier am Tacheles in Berlin Mitte, the project for the completion of the Historical centre of Piove di Sacco, Italy, the project for 2 urban blocks in the new town of Val d’Europe, France, the new urban centre at Magny-le-Hongre, the Golf Village at Bailly- Romainvilliers, the new City of Kokshetau, Kazakhstan.
He is actually working on several important developments for Disney Resort France. Appointed as consultant for architecture to the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan in relationship to the construction of the new capital city of Astana. More information on the projects and realizations available on www.avoe.org