Margherita Petranzan is an architect and designer, who graduated in 1972 from IUAV, Venice. Founder and owner of the Petranzan-Bovo architectural studio since 1974, she deals with public, private, restoration, urban regeneration and design. From 2004 to 2016 she taught Elements of criticism of architecture. The drifts of contemporary architecture at the Polytechnic in Milan. In 2018 she is included by the Milan Triennale in a group of international advisers to report a list of eligible candidates of the VI gold medal of Italian Architecture. She founded in 1988 and still directs, with the collaboration of M. Cacciari, E. Benvenuto, G. Mazzariol, A. Natalini, V. Pastor and L. Puppi, the Architecture and Arts magazine Anfione e Zeto (AZ). Since 1992 he has been the editor of the philosophy magazine Paradosso, whose executive committee is formed by M. Cacciari, U. Curi, S. Givone, G. Marramao, C. Sini and V. Vitiello. Since 2009 she is deputy director of the series Quaderni del territorio. Architetture e luoghi del contemporaneo, Il Poligrafo. Since 2011 she is a member of the scientific committee of the French multidisciplinary magazine Oscillations. Since 2014 she has been the manager of Medioevo. Rivista di storia della filosofia medievale. She participated and organized a number of exhibitions, conferences and workshops; she authored books as Gae Aulenti, (Rizzoli, 1996; Skira, 2002), Costruzioni (Il Poligrafo, Padova, 2013) and edited together with Gianfranco Neri the book Franco Purini. La città uguale (Il Poligrafo, 2005), among others.

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