Prof. Architetto Alberto Cecchetto
Born in Venice, he graduated at the Institute of Architecture in Venice. Since 1976, he has been an Urban Planning lecturer at Venice University, in the Architecture department. In 1976 he opened his studio in Venice.
Since 1980 he has taught, held conferences and workshops on planning in several Italian, European and American universities.
In his research and papers, he explores the themes of urban complexity and their integration within the landscape.
He conceived urban plans and designs for several Italian cities, amongst which the urban plan for Assisi, for the centre of the Old Harbour in Trieste and the redevelopment of the Riva del Garda lake area.
He won several National and International competitions and his work has been displayed at the Venice Biennale of Architecture in 1994, 1996, 2001 and 2004. In 2007 he displayed at the 21st International Architecture Biennale of Buenos Aires and in 2009 at the 2nd Biennale of the Canary Islands.
In 1989 he received the International Architecture Andrea Palladio Award for the Trento university refectory and in 2001 he received the Dedalo Minosse Award and the Trento Architecture Award for Mezzacorona cellars.
In 2008 he received a mention at the Luigi Piccinato urban and land planning awards, while in 2010 he received the Us Award for the National Research Centre offices and workshops of the Venice Arsenale.