CURRICULUM VITAE

urban design strategist

DEBORAHNAVARRAARCHITECT

ABOUT

ARCHITECT

specialized in

DESIGN and URBAN  STRATEGIES

Deborah Navarra is founder of urbanita - www.urban-ita.com - an itinerary interdisciplinary studio of urban thinkers focused on urban regeneration and social innovation within a special attention to the Mediterranean context.

Architect by training, she is an urban and social design strategist - BSc, MArch, (Sapienza University of Rome); MSc (DPU, The Bartlett, University Collage London) - specialized in urban development with a particular interest on the city of Rome and Mediterranean cities.

After national and international experiences in Rome, Barcelona, Dublin and New York in architecture and interior design, she started to work on urban development in cities as Seoul, Bronx (NY) , Beirut, Phnom Pen, London and Palermo promoting participatory/collaborative processes into urban design.

FOUNDER

urbanita is a interdisciplinary studio operating on the built and social environment

www.urban-ita.com

EDUCATION

CONTINUING EDUCATION | CERTIFICATES

DEGREES

MSc Building and Urban Design in Development

Development Planning Unit _ The Bartlett _ University College London

2014 - 2015

March - May 2015

Spring Term 2014

2010 - 2014

M. Architecture and Urban Design _ cum laude

School of Architecture _ Sapienza University of Rome

B. Architecture, Interior and Exhibition Design

School of Architecture _ Sapienza University of Rome

2006 - 2009

2008 - 2009

Erasmus Project _ ETSAV Barcelona

UPC _ Universitat Politecnica Catalunya

The Well-Tempered House _ Green Building Design Certification

The Cooper Union _ New York

Maps and the Geospatial Revolution _ GIS

The Pennsylvania State University _ MOOC _ Coursera

PhD Candidate _ Architecture. Theories and project

DIAP _ School of Architecture _ Sapienza, University of Rome

2016 - 2019

ACTIVITIES

PROFESSION

 

urbanita

   founder _ urban and social design strategist

 

L&C Consulting srl 

   consultant _ urban and social design strategist

 

Sapienza University of Rome

    academic Tutor_ Teaching and Tutoring  undergraduate students

EXPERIENCES

Conference: Diritto alla Citta' Territori Spazi Flussi  powered by Fondazione per la Critica Sociale _ Rome, Italy 

     Collaborator _ Multimedia design  in collaboration with Sapienza, University of Rome

 

DPU SummerLab 2016: Palermo _ Emergent Migrant Topographies. _ Palermo, Italy 

     Organizer _ International Workshop in collaboration with UCL_DPU, UNIPA, PUSH.

 

GovJam Roma 2016 _ Rome, Italy 

    Organizer and promoter

 

TorPignaDesignLab _ Rome, Italy 

    Organizer and promoter with Sapienza, University of Rome

 

Project - ACHR, CAN, CAN-CAM, CDF _ PhnomPenh, Cambodia

   in collaboration with ACHR_Asian CoalitionHousingRights; CAN_CommunityArchitectNetwork;    CommunityDevelopmentFund; UCL

 

Project - Local Democracy Agency Zavidovici NGO _ Brescia, Italy 

     Unione Italiana Sport per Tutti (UISP) Headquarters

 

Space4Architecture _ Manhattan, New York 

     Architect _ Executive Architecture, Design, Retail _ Render, 2D, 3D

 

Arch. Federica Rocco’s  firm _ Rome, Italy

    Assistant, Collaborator _ Architecture and Interior design, Makeover  _ Render, 2D

TEACHING

 Lab II Architecture 2015/2016 _ Sapienza University of Rome _ Rome, Italy

     Academic Tutor _  Teaching and Tutoring undergraduate students  Prof. Alessandra Criconia

 

Winter School: Siciania, Cucina di talenti _ Menfi (AG), Italy 

     Mentor [as PUSH., urbanita ]

 

Sant’Anna Jamming: Il workshop _ Palermo, Italy

     Organizer and Mentor [partners: PUSH., AISA, urbanita]

 

SOrT office, School of Architecture_ Sapienza University of Rome _ Rome, Italy  

     Fellowship _ Tutoring students

 

Project “Un Ponte tra scuola e Università” _ Sapienza University of Rome _ Rome, Italy 

    Fellowship _ Mentor, tutor for Freshmen, Sapienza presentation to High school

RESEARCH

Funding the Cooperative City _ by Eutropian

   as urbanita _ call promotion, workshop organization (Rome’s workshop) and publication

 

Global Service Jam Roma _ Rome, Italy [Award ‘Most feasible service‘]

  Global Service Jam 2016

 

Collaborative local governance for the sharing economy _ Milan, Italy

  Sharitaly - LabGov

 

City as a Service Intensive School [scholarship “Women Entrepreneurs”] _ Erice, Sicily

  UN-Habitat _ World Urban Campaign’s Palermo Urban Thinkers Campus _ PUSH.

 

dpu SummerLab 2014: Patchwork City _ Beirut, Lebanon

   The Bartlett _ Development Planning Unit _ University College London

 

ARCOSS _ Architecture And Contemporary Social Services _ Rome

   DiAP “Sapienza” University of Rome and Regione Lazio

 

Redesigning Seosomun Memorial Park _ Seoul, South Korea  [scholarship]

  School of Architecture  “Sapienza” University of  Rome, Rome Italy

   Junggu Office, Seoul | School of Architecture, Myongji University,  Seoul, South Korea

 

Coming Soon! Explorations in Urban Renewal from the Physical to the Virtual_ NYC, US

   Current and future development of West Farms, Bronx by Stephanie Rothenberg

   Parson, The New School_ Sheila C. Johnson Design Center’s _ New York

 

Progettazione Architettonica del Villaggio Olimpico _ Rome , Italy  [scholarship]

   School of Architecture  “Sapienza” University of  Rome, Rome Italy

   School of Architecture, Myongji University,  Seoul, Republic of Korea     

SKILLS

IT_design

Adobe  Indesign CC

Adobe  Muse CC

Archicad 17

Artlantis Studio

Autocad 2014

SketchUp

Kerkythea

Adobe Premier CC

Adobe  Photoshop CC

Adobe  Illustrator CC

WEB/UX DESIGNER

LANGUAGES

personal

Independent

Responsibility

Team working

Open mindedness

Inquiring

Creativity

Hardworking

LICENSES

INTERESTS

LEISURE ACTIVITIES

DESIGN THINKING      SERVICE DESIGN        SPACES

PROJECTS

UNFOLD THE UNKNOWN

Exploring Mapping as Social Enriching project for [in]formal urbanism: the case of Rome

from

ur|ban|ity

to

 urban|ity

StartUP KHLONG

a new Start for an Urban Public KHLONG

PuzzleCollection

SOCIAL URBANISM

Comuna 8, Medellin

AWARDS

INNOVAZIONE: SOSTANTIVO FEMMINILE 2015

PINK @WORK JAM 2016

with EkoKids

ROMA GLOBAL SERVICE JAM 2016

with SHARING SHOWER

Torno Subito

Work Experience [autoimprenditorialità]

with urbanita

CONTACT

DEBORAH NAVARRA ARCHITECT

 urban and social design strategist

 

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