Anna Maria  Colavitti

Anna Maria Colavitti


University of Cagliari, Italy

Anna Maria Colavitti is Associate Professor of Urban and Regional Planning in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Agriculture, the School of Architecture, University of Cagliari, Italy. She began her career as a Research Fellow, before becoming a Lecturer in the Department of Land Engineering at the same university. In 2011 she became an Assistant Professor at the Department of Architecture and has been an Associate Professor since 2014. She teaches Urban Planning fundamentals and techniques and is currently a member of the PhD board in Civil Engineering and Architecture. She also coordinates the PhD in Cultural Heritage and Environmental Goods, is a member of the Territorialist Society, founded by Alberto Magnaghi, and is managing editor of the journal Scienze del Territorio. Anna Maria holds a PhD in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Cagliari, and she graduated in ancient planning, topography, and archaeology at the University of Rome 'La Sapienza'. Her main scientific interests are in the formal and functional reading of the city, historic settlement analysis and interpretation, cultural heritage management, and the role that cultural and environmental resources (as factors of long-lasting and sustainable local development) play in urban planning processes. She has published a number of journal articles, and is author of Urban Heritage Management. Planning with History, published in 2018.