Marcella Del Signore

Marcella Del Signore is an architect, urbanist, educator, scholar, and the principal of X-Topia, a design research practice that explores the intersection of architecture and urbanism with technology and the public, social and cultural realm. She is an Associate Professor and Director of the Master of Science in Architecture, Urban and Regional Design at the New York Institute of Technology, School of Architecture and Design. She has published a wide array of refereed papers, articles, and book chapters; she is the co-author of Urban Machines: Public Space in a Digital Culture (LISTLab, 2018; OROEditions, 2020; with G. Riether); She is the co-editor of the book “Data, Matter, Design: Strategies in Computational Design” (2020, Routledge); in 2018, she co-edited (with P. Anzalone and A. J. Wit) “Recalibration: On Imprecision and Infidelity” paper and project proceedings published during the 2018 ACADIA (Association for Computer-Aided Design in Architecture) Conference where she served as technical co-chair and part of the ACADIA board of directors from 2016-18; in 2017, she co-edited the book “7 Strategies for Urbanism” (University of Trento, 2017; with V. Cribari)