A fully illustrated critical study of layered morphologies that examines the coevolutionary nature of architecture and settlements in Fenghuang (Shaanxi), China.
About the Author
Laura A. Pezzetti, M. Arch PhD, is associate professor of Architectural Design and Urban Composition at Politecnico di Milano, where she also serves as Chair of Architecture and Urban Design in ABC PhD board, Double Master Degrees coordinator with Chinese Universities, and Delegate for International Relationship with Tsinghua University. Since 2015, she has directed with prof. LIU Kecheng the yearly Heritage-Led Design Workshop in Xi'an. Her research and design activities in both Italy and China focus on the layered construction of architectural and urban form with specific reference to historic sites, contexts in transformation, public buildings and spaces. Her theoretical research and design has been published internationally and discussed in conferences and exhibitions.