Alberto Ferlenga, architect, was appointed Rector of the IUAV University of Venice in 2015 after previously holding the post of Director of the Graduate School, and is Full Professor of Architectural Design at the same University. He is the founder of the Association Villard d’Honnecourt, which organises an eponymous seminar and international doctorate. A visiting professor at several American and European universities and winner of the Stone Lion Award at the Venice Biennale in 1984, he also worked as editor of the magazines Lotus International (1981-1996) and Casabella (1996-2006). He has authored numerous publications including monographs on Aldo Rossi, Dimitris Pikionis, Hans Van der Laan and Joze Plecnik (Electa) and a volume entitled “ Città e Memoria” (Marinotti editore, 2016). He has curated several exhibitions for the Milan Triennale including “L’Architettura del mondo”, “Comunità Italia” (with M. Biraghi) and “Ricostruzioni” (with N. Bassoli) and served as the show’s Director of Architecture and Territory from 2011 to 2017. He has been a member of the Accademia di San Luca since 2019.