Livia Shamir

Architetto e ricercatrice urbanistica

Born in Rome in 1985. Architect and urbanistic researcher based in Milan.
She studied architecture at the Politecnico di Milano and at the Escuela Tecnica Superior of Madrid, ETSAM.
She graduated in 2012 from the Master in Architecture of the Politecnico di Milano with a thesis developed at the Faculdade de Arquitetura e Urbanismo FAU USP, San Paolo.
From 2014 to 2019 she was Assistant Professor at the course of Town Planning Design Workshop, held by Stefano Boeri at Politecnico di Milano.

She has worked as editorial coordinator for the Tomorrow, an editorial project by Stefano Boeri and Pier Paolo Tamburelli, dealing with issues related to the culture and identity of European cities.
She has participated in the curatorial and production activities of the 14th International Architecture Biennial, Monditalia, curated by Rem Koolhaas in Venice and in the 56th International Art Exhibition, All the World Futures, curated by Okwui Enwezor, Reset Modernity!, curated by Bruno Latour and the AIME team at the ZKM – Center for Art and Media, at Karlsuhe and at the Far Away-So Close Architecture Biennal in MAO Ljubljana.

She has collaborated on the Italian Limes project with Folder Studio, a project that aims to monitor the Italian-Austrian watershed as a case study to examine the relationships between borders and climate change. She has collaborated with FAO, the Municipality of Mantua, the Polytechnic of Milan and SISEF in the organization of the 1st World Forum on Urban Forests.
She is currently working as an architect and researcher at the Stefano Boeri Architetti studio in Milan, focusing on strategic projects on an urban scale and specializing in urban resilience and forestation and is a grant holder at the Dastu Department of the Politecnico di Milano for the development of Forestami, a research project to promote the construction of a Metropolitan Park and to promote urban forestation policies and projects in the Metropolitan City of Milan.