Mariapaola Michelotto is an Italian architecture
graduate. She studied at IUAV Istituto di
Architettura di Venezia and at École Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de
Paris-Belleville. In 2018 she got her master diploma from TU Delft Faculty of Architecture with
the thesis Città Fabbrica - From the City of Production to the Productive City,
investigating new working-living conditions as a way to tackle the contemporary
crisis experienced by Russian monotowns.
In 2016 Mariapaola worked at NORD Architects
Copenhagen, taking part in several international competitions and local
projects. In 2017 she spent three months in Chicago working with TU Delft and
the research think-tank Archeworks, speculating on current and future development
of American cities. During the following year she worked as teaching assistant at TU
Delft for the Chair Complex Projects, collaborating with OMA and Manifesta 12
for the exhibition Radical Gardening. In the
meanwhile, she collaborated with Northscapes Collective for the exhibion The
Port and the Fall of Icarus displayed at the
Rietveld Pavilion curated by Marina Otero Verzier for the Venice Architecture Biennale.
Since October 2018, Mariapaola is collaborating
with the architecture studio DOGMA in Brussels.