Angela Gigliotti
Curriculum vitae

Angela Gigliotti (1986) graduated in Building Architecture at the Polytechnic University of Milan (B.Sc., M.Sc.), and, within a double degree program (Alta Scuola Politecnica; 2011), at the Polytechnic University of Turin (M.Sc.). She studied learning processes’ anthropology, pedagogy and psychology at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Milan, Italy (Pg.Cer.). Her Ph.D. thesis in Architecture (Aarhus School of Architecture; 2016-19), “The Labourification of Work: the contemporary modes of architectural production under the Danish Welfare State”, reconstructs the evolution of Danish architectural professionalism, exploring over several centuries the concepts of “labour” and “work” as approached in political theory.

She has served as educator/researcher at Polytechnic University of Milan (2010-13); NMBU University in Ås (Fall 2014; 2015); DIS Copenhagen (s. 2016); Architectural Association – School of Architecture in London (Spring 2018); MIUR – Italian Ministry of Education (Fall 2020; Spring 2021). She is author of chapters, articles and papers presented in various contexts. Recently, she co-edited the book “Utzonia: From/To Denmark with Love” (Trento: LIStLab Publisher 2020). She co-founded the research-based architectural practice OFFICE U67 ApS based in Aarhus, Denmark (s. 2013).

Currently, she is the HM Queen Margrethe II’s Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow awarded by Carlsberg Foundation (2021-23) at Det Danske Institut in Rome, Italy. Her PostDoc project “Unheard workers: behind a foreign diplomatic architecture of the 1960s in Rome” is affiliated with the ETH Zürich / gta – Chair of the History and Theory of Urban Design Professor Dr. Tom Avermaete and at the Arkitektskolen Aarhus, Denmark.