Prof. Stefano Capolongo, Director of the Department Architecture, Built environment and Construction Engineering (ABC), Politecnico di Milano.

Stefano Capolongo

Presentation topic

Health and Sustainability for Future Design


Stefano Capolongo, Architect, PhD, is Full Professor in ‘Hospital Design and Urban Health’ and Director of the Department of Architecture, Built environment and Construction engineering (ABC) at Politecnico di Milano (PoliMi). Author of several scientific publications (Scopus 94 papers; H-index 22 and 942 citations).

Coordinator of the Design & Health Lab, ABC Depart, PoliMi and of the European chapter of Intern Academy for Design & Health (IADH),

President of the Urban Public Health Section of the European Public Health Association (EUPHA),

General Secretariat of CNETO (Italian Center for Hospital Building & Design) and Founding member of ALSP (Lombard Academy of Public Health).

Director of the joint Master PoliMi, Universita degli Studi di Milano and Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Rome) in ‘Planning, Programming & Design of Healthcare facilities’, of courses ‘Therapeutic Landscape Design, Indoor Air Quality in living and working environments and Finance in Public Health’ at PoliMi and of residential courses on the relationship between built environment and health at the “Giuseppe D’Alessandro” Higher School of Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine in Erice-Ettore Majorana Foundation & Centre for Scientific Culture.

Member of the Work Table “Urban Health” at the General Director of Health Prevention of the Italian Ministry of Health, of the committee of Cities Changing Diabetes project in Milan, Adjunct member in the Health Development Commission for Regione Lombardia from 2013-to 2017 and Member of the Academic Senate of PoliMi.

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