Dr. Giovanna Carnevali is an established architect and a renowned specialist in Consultancy and Management of International Modern and Contemporary Architecture Institutions. She is a Strategic Thinker Consultant about City Design and Urban Development that links client’s needs to the architectural, digital, social, economic, legal issues by teaming up the necessary professionals.
A former Director of the Mies van der Rohe Foundation (Barcelona) where she managed European Union Prizes for Contemporary Architecture: Mies van der Rohe Award together with DG Culture of European Commission. Commissioner of exhibitions, biennales, such as: MoMa, Shenzen Biennale, Venice Biennale, Shanghai Design Week, Honk-Kong architecture week.
She managed conferences and academic workshops concerning the 25-year Prize database at universities in Spain and abroad, Tonji University, TU Delft.
Member of the Mies van der Rohe Foundation Steering and Advisory Boards, along with prestigious members such as DAM (Deutsches Architekturmuseum), DAC (Dansk Architecture Centre), RIBA (London), Architecturzentrum (Vienna), Architectural Foundation (London).
Dr. Carnevali Director is now at the Head of International Projects Strelka KB (Moscow). She is also the International Program Director of “Urban Sciences degree” at Iaac Institute of Advanced Architecture in Barcelona.
From 2017 Giovanna the Official List of Experts for Culture and Architecture of the Directorate General for Culture of the European Commission.
Giovanna has developed numerous architecture and urban planning projects in Europe as a founder of Self Arquitectura slp, among which are numerous winning competitions in Italy and Spain.
She has been lecturing in different places among these stand out: MoMa, Biennale of Venice, TU Delft, IaaC Barcelona, Moscow Urban Forum and European Commission in Open Education Era in 2014.