Speaker Profile



Company NameCarlo Ratti Associati


An architect and engineer by training, Professor Carlo Ratti teaches at MIT, where he directs
the Senseable City Laboratory, and is a founding partner of the international design and
innovation practice Carlo Ratti Associati. A leading voice in the debate on new
technologies’ impact on urban life, his work has been exhibited in several venues
worldwide, including the Venice Biennale, New York’s MoMA, London’s Science Museum,
and Barcelona’s Design Museum. Two of his projects – the Digital Water Pavilion and the
Copenhagen Wheel – were hailed by Time Magazine as ‘Best Inventions of the Year’. He
has been included in Wired Magazine’s ‘Smart List: 50 people who will change the world’.
He is currently serving as co-chair of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council
on Cities and Urbanization, and as special advisor on Urban Innovation to the European

For further information visit www.carloratti.com and senseable.mit.edu 

I believe in the idea of a 'Choral Architect': to enable citizens to design their cities 


Photo credit: Lars Kruger 

Conference Sessions

  • Self-driving cars: bringing a new face to our cities

    13-Mar-2018, 14:00 - 14:45, Innovation trends Room

    The traditional concept of car and driver is central to the design and development of the modern city. With the emergence of autonomous cars, or cars that drive...

    • Language: English
  • New Frontiers for Italian Real Estate

    14-Mar-2018, 11:00 - 12:30, Ruby Room

    Co-organiser: Chiomenti Followed by an italian lunch - By invitation only Major players from industry and finance will guide us through: recent innovations in...

    • Language: English

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