Olivia Gori

Olivia Gori is an Italian/American architect whose work focuses on public space and urban regeneration. She graduated from the University of Florence and has studied at the ENSA de Paris-Belleville. In 2016 she co-founded the architectural practice ECÒL. The group since then developed several projects on public space and public art in Italy and Europe, with the desire to develop unconventional strategies and aesthetics as a way to address contemporary issues and needs. In the past years of activity, she has been active in the research and creation of alternative practices in the field of urban design and has held the position of research fellow at the Architecture Faculty of the University of Florence. She currently teaches at Syracuse University School of Architecture in Florence and is involved in public space projects and territorial studies in Tuscany, Italy. Since 2021, together with her associate Emanuele Barili, she is head of ECÒL studio.