Antonella Radicchi, IT/DE
architect and soundscape researcher
Dr. Radicchi’s expertise encompasses urban design and planning for health and well-being, soundscape research, quiet areas, soundwalks, citizen science mobile tools. In this regard, her ultimate goal is to make our cities quieter and healthy places to live.
Dr. Radicchi is currently soundscape scientist and HEAD-Genuit Foundation fellow at TU Berlin Institute of City & Regional Planning, where she has established and lead the Hush City Mobile Lab.
Dr. Radicchi is a registered architect and she holds a Ph.D. in Urban Design and Territorial Planning, with doctoral studies conducted at MIT (Cambridge, USA) and at the University of Firenze (IT).
Her research and professional work on soundscape has been widely awarded.
Most notably: the HEAD-Genuit Foundation research grant to set up the Hush City Mobile Lab at TU Berlin, the Ipodi-Marie Curie Fellowship, the nomination as Falling Walls Young Innovator of the Year 2016 (finalist) for the Hush City app, the Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholarship, and the National Institute of Urbanism Award for the best Italian dissertation in urbanism, then published as a monograph. Her project, Toscana Sound Map, was commissioned for and exhibited at EXPO 2015 in Milan.
While combining professional and research practice, Dr. Radicchi has lectured extensively at the university level for ten years and participated in international conferences and symposiums. Dr. Radicchi also collaborates with the European Commission Executive Research Agency as an external expert evaluator and rapporteur in the framework of HORIZON 2020.