Dr Silvia Micheli (PhD, IUAV, Venice) is Lecturer at The University of Queensland. Silvia has a range of international collaborations with highly regarded academic and cultura institutions, such as the Alvar Aalto Foundation (Helsinki), Vitra Design Museum (Weil am Rhein), Centre Pompidou (Paris), MAXXI Museum (Rome), IUAV University (Venice), Milan Triennale, Milan Polytechnic and the The University of Manchester.
Silvia’s research investigates global architecture and cross-cultural exchanges in the 20th and 21st century architectural context. In 2015 Silvia has co-convened the seminar ‘Aalto beyond Finland. Architecture and design’ in Rovaniemi with the Alvar Aalto Academy, investigating Aalto’s international network and his impact abroad. Her UQ Postdoctoral project investigates the historical roots of post-war regionalism in Australian architecture through the Scandinavian and Italian legacy.