Gennaro Postiglione

affiliated with the university


Full Professor in Interior Architecture at Politecnico di Milano is on Sabbatical Leave (09/2020-08/2021) at LTH-School of Architecture and at KU-Leuven School of Architecture-Ghent.

Besides his research on Scandinavian Modern and Contemporary Architecture, since 2005 he started a research by design track on reuse and valorisation of minor heritage – among which also the one coming from conflicts - recurring to sustainable re-active-action strategies and stressing the relationship between collective memory, public space and cultural identity. Putting the resources of architecture in the public interest. Moreover, he also works on contemporary housing and dwelling practices, a research aiming at promoting innovative, up-to-date solutions (in terms of building types, furnishing, layout, management and promoters) capable of meeting the urgent needs of housing. 

Recent Granted Projects
MSCA-ITN 2019: TACK. Tacit Knowledge: Architecture and its way of knowing (
Erasmus+2019: CA2Re+. Collective Evaluating of Design Driven Doctoral Training (CA2RE+)
PRIN2019: Transatlantic Transfer. The Italian presence in Post-War America