paolo cascone

Paolo Cascone / COdesignLab 

born in italy (1976) and grew up between west indies and east africa, graduated in architecture in naples and started his  research between advanced design, digital fabrication and self-construction during his master at the architectural association (london-uk) in sustainable design and continued it while accomplishing a PhD in environmental engineering at the university of rome. 
in the past few years paolo has developed interdisciplinary projects with international firms and built case studies between europe and africa  in the field of environmental parametric design, digital fabrication and smart construction. he has been teaching as associate professor at the ENSA Paris / malaquais and at the ecole speciale d’architecture of paris where he founded COdesignLab. paolo has been lecturing in schools o architecture around the world such as Sci-Arc / los angeles, etsam / madrid, rensselaer polytechnic /  new york, AHO / oslo, insa / strasbourg, TU berlin, ETHZ zurich, IUAV / venice etc. and is now involved in teaching and research at the milan polytechnic. in 2014 has participated to both biennale of marrakech and dakar with the african fabbers project and his work is now exhibited he XXIst triennale di milano international exhibition (XX1T), entitled 21st century. design after design. paolo ha published his projects on international review such as architecture d’aujourd hui, mark, domus, abitare, A+U etc.

In year 2013 he founded the Urban Fabrication Laboratory of urban ecologies and self-production, he is actually the scientific director of the open design school workshop.

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