Architect / Environmental Artist / Social Theorist / Writer / Professor of Architecture
Marco Casagrande is a Finnish architect, environmental artist, social theorist, writer and professor of architecture. He is the Vice-President of the International Society of Biourbanism and principal of the independent cross-disciplinary research center ‘Ruin Academy’ in Taipei and Taitung and Artena in cooperation with the Aalto University’s Sustainable Global Technologies Centre. Since 2017, Marco has taught as a professor at the Bergen School of Architecture and formed WEAK! with Hsieh Ying-chun and Roan Ching-yueh. Casagrande is the laureate of the European Prize for Architecture 2013, Committee of International Architecture Critics CICA Award 2013 for conceptual and artistic architecture and UNESCO & Locus Foundation’s Global Award for Sustainable Architecture 2015. (Manchester School of Architecture, 2021).