Isabella Pasqualini is an architect (ETHZ 2000) and scientist. Through her works she explores the mutual and intimate relationship between body and space using immersive and interactive multimedia, with a particular interest in the multisensory enhancement of the user’s horizon. Isabella has a PhD in architecture and cognitive neuroscience (EPFL 2012). For her post-doc project “Visual Touches – Touching Views” at the Center of Neuroprosthetics (EPFL) she obtained the fellowship grant from the cogito foundation (2013). Currently, she is a visiting scientist at the Center of Neuroprosthetics (EPFL) and a visiting professor at the École Nationale Supérieure de Versailles. Isabella has planned a new City in Angola and built a temporary bank building in Luanda. She has won several international competition prizes and exhibited her work at Swiss and international art venues (Venice Biennale, City of Rome, City of Helsinki, EPFL south, Beijing Design Week, Beijing Triennale, Shanghai Art, Science & Technology Exhibition, SAST Award, Swiss Art Awards, EAC ‘Les Halles’, Werkschau Architektur 2015). She has been a visiting Professor at the Industrial Design Department of Zürich University of the Arts (ZHdK), at the Art and Design Academy of Tsinghua University in Beijing, at IUAV University in Venice, at the International Summer School of the Bauhaus Denkmal in Bernau, as well as a lecturer in the School of Engineering and Architecture at EPFL in cooperation with the Digital Humanities (EPFL) and the City of Venice.

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