Course Director and President of the Associazione Culturale Building Beauty
Sergio Porta, architect and PhD in Urban Planning, is Professor of Urban Design and Director of UDSU (Urban Design Studies Unit) in the Department of Architecture of the Univ. of Strathclyde in Glasgow, UK. His research is on Sustainable Urban Design, including masterplanning for adaptive urbanism, urban morphology and evolution, network analysis of urban spatial systems, community based construction process and beauty generation, construction and therapy.
He has published over forty papers on international peer-reviewed journals and two monographs. He sits on the editorial boards of several leading journals of urban science and design and has been invited speaker at various international seminars conferences including UN-Habitat in Geneva and Barcelona, University of Cambridge, UCL London and Venice Biennale.
Video: Interview with Sergio Porta