UCL Urban Laboratory


Discussing the legacy of urban theorist Bernardo Secchi

19 December 2014

Bernardo Secchi

Urban Lab Co-director Camillo Boano discusses the legacy of the urban theorist and planner Bernardo Secchi, who passed away in September 2014, in Society and Space.

Secchi (1934-2014) was an Emeritus Professor of Urban Planning at the Istituto Universitario di Architettura (IUAV) of Venice and Dean of the Faculty of Architecture at the Polytechnic of Milano, and for almost half a century, the central figure within European and Italian interdisciplinary debates on the contemporary city and urban design. 

Camillo Boano, along with Paola Pellegrini (Lecturer, IUAV Venice and Politecnico di Milano) and Giovanna Astolfo (Teaching Fellow, DPU UCL), reflect on Secchi's intellectual legacy.

Image: Bernardo Secchi in Milan (2006). Credit to 20lambrecths. Published by Society and Space