John Palmesino (Switzerland) Advisory Board

John Palmesino is an architect and urbanist, Born in Switzerland. He has lead the researches at ETH Studio Basel–Contemporary City Institute between 2003 and 2007.He has co-founded multiplicity, an international research network involved in contemporary architecture, urbanism, arts and general culture. Main works include MUTATIONS, USE uncertain States of Europe, Solid Sea. multiplicity’s works have been exhibited at the Venice Biennale, at the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, at the KW Berlin, at the Triennale di Milano and at documenta11. He is the initiator of the interdisciplinary research on neutrality as a modality of spatial transformation and control for his PhD at the Research Architecture Centre, Goldsmiths, University of London, where he also teaches.

Territorial Agency
Territorial Agency is an independent organisation that innovatively promotes and works for sustainable territorial transformations. Territorial Agency works to strengthen the capacity of local and international communities in comprehensive spatial transformation management. Territorial Agency works for the establishment of instruments and methods for ensuring higher architectural and urban quality in the contemporary territories. Territorial Agency's projects channel available spatial resources towards the development of their full potential.

Territorial Agency has designed the first integrated vision for the Markermeer, in the Netherlands. The project proposes innovative methods to reinvigorate the water, nature and urban dynamics of the Markermeer region. The project brings together multiple stake holders, from local, regional and national governments, to NGOs and private actors.

Territorial Agency is established by John Palmesino and Ann-Sofi Rönnskog.


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