Giulia Gualtieri is a partner of Huasipichnaga, an interdisciplinary collective for urban transformations, whose aim is to contribute to the consolidation of sustainable and inclusive urban practices and policies through participatory processes.
Within Huasipichanga, Giulia focuses on developing co-creation and co-design tools for more inclusive and accessible urban spaces. Her mission is to include and empower vulnerable groups in decision-making processes, especially in developing context.
Giulia’s background is in architecture and urban management. She has experience in urban and landscape design at an international level, in communication, outreach and network management for socio-spatial transformation and innovation, as well as in academic research in the Global South, especially about social justice and urban inequalities in the African continent.
Currently, she is based in Rotterdam, where she actively collaborates in networks such as Placemaking Europe, The City at Eye Level for Kids and Trust in Play: European School of Urban Game Design. She is also an assistant project manager for the no-profit City Space Architecture in the project A-Place, co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Commission, dedicated to strengthening the bonds between people and places (2019-2023). In particular, she assists the management of the international film festival “Urban Vision. Beyond the Ideal City”.