simona galateo

Senior Curator

  • LocationMilan, Italy



  • Landscape
  • Teaching
  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Writing
  • Design
  • Creative
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Problem Solving
  • Strategic Planning
  • Communications
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Word
  • Ideas Development

Work history


Senior Curator


Jan 2014
  • Architect and curator, she studied at the Faculty of Architecture of Ferrara (Master’s Degree), Urban Studies at the Brighton University with a post-graduation grant and holds a II Level Master in Strategic and Urban Design at the Politecnico of Milan. She is going on with her researches on the city in the PhD program at the Department of Architecture and Urban Studies Politecnico di Milano with a thesis entitled: "Un-branding the city. The right to the city: strategies for urban regeneration, dealing with creativity and self-made projects". Formed in the Luca Molinari's studio, with whom she collaborated for a long time, she has been training in two different fields, in curatorial practicing and consultant practicing. As consultant she has collaborated in urban regeneration and urban redevelopment for big companies such BNL, Barilla, Feltrinelli, Sintesi Group, Hines Italia and for public administration like Municipality of Milan, Municipality of Reggio Emilia in Italy. As senior curator she has curated numerous exhibitions and written several books on contemporary architecture. Next book edited by Skira, Agri-city. An Atlas of Urban Agriculture. Among other projects, she has worked at the Biennale of Architecture in Venice in 2010, as a co-curator of Italia2050 section, as collaborator for the exhibition Sustainab-Italy for the London Festival of Architecture 2008, and as a co-curator of the spaziofmgperlarchitettura in Milan. She has collaborated with the Summer School of the AA London to Milan, for CybergGardening the city project. Upcoming book Agri-city. An Atlas of Urban Agriculture.


Scientific Coordinator

Triennale DI Milano

Mar 2016 - May 2016
  • XXI Esposizione Internazionale, Triennale di Milano 2016 Exhibition title: Sempering. Process and pattern in architecture and design Curated by: Luisa Collina, Cino Zucchi with Valentina Auricchio, Simona Galateo


Senior Curator

Viapiranesi Srl

Jun 2009 - Dec 2015
  • curator, writer, architectural consultant, project manager in events, publications and exhibitions, strategic analysis for private company developing call fro entries about urban regeneration and architectural development



Fabbrica Marmi E Graniti FMG

Mar 2007 - Mar 2014
  • curator, project manager, content manager, set up exhibitions



Architecture and Urban Studies

Politecnico of Milan

Nov 2013 - May 2016
  • Architecture and Urban Studies


Urban Studies and Strategic Plan

Politecnico of Milan

Feb 2005 - Feb 2006
  • Urban studies


Grant for a Research

University of Brighton

Jun 2002 - Dec 2002
  • Urban studies


Architecture and Urban Studies

University of Ferrara

Sep 1994 - Feb 2002
  • architecture



PhD grant

  • I have received a PhD grant in Architecture and Urban Studies by the Politecnico of Milan