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Martina Carra

Martina Carra received her PhD with honour (Curriculum Urban Studies) on March 2020 at the University of Parma, Italy (supervisor: prof. Paolo Ventura). Her dissertation aimed to examine the dynamics generated by high-speed stations, highlighting how transport planning and urban planning and design have influenced the configuration of new urban structures. During her doctoral studies, she spent one month at the Harvard University, in the Graduate School of Design, where was introduced to the topic of real estate developers, under the supervision of prof. Richard Peiser. She has provided teaching support to the course “Urban Planning and Design Studio” (prof. Paolo Ventura), in the Master course of Architecture, and also to the courses “Urban and Regional Analysis and Planning Studio” (prof. Michele Zazzi) and “Core Urban Planning and Design Studio” (prof. Stefano Storchi) in the Master course of Architectural Science.
Currently, she works as a collaborator at the post-graduate course “Topic Landscape 2019 – The landscape of the Parma Apennines. Local development opportunities between vulnerability and values” at the University of Parma and organized with the Emilia Romagna Region.
Her research interests include the study of the relationship between mobility and urban design; the applications of GIS-based monitoring and evaluation in spatial planning, urban design and city management; eco-city criteria on city’s project and open space planning.

Martina Carra’s master thesis, titled “Slowing Down Urban Rhythms. Requalification of the Palma de Mallorca’s Waterfront” (supervisor: prof. Marco Cillis), received the special mention to the award “Roberto Allodi” in 2016. Also, she won the international workshop “Rediscovered Waterscapes” at the Politecnico di Milano in 2013.

Martina can be contacted at martina.carra@unipr.it


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