Chiara Dorbolò

Chiara Dorbolò is an architect and researcher working at the intersection between storytelling, criticism, and design. Currently based in Madrid, she works as a writer, curator, designer, and educator. 

Chiara studied at La Sapienza University in Rome, Italy, and at the Amsterdam Academy of Architecture. Since 2017, she is a contributing editor at Failed Architecture, for which she curated the special series A City of Our Own: Urban Feminism for the 99%, and, together with Daphne Bakker, the project Stories on Earth, presented at the Venice Architecture Biennale in 2021.

After gaining experience in various architecture and interior design offices in the Netherlands, in 2019 she started collaborating with Tobia Davanzo and Gregorio Pecorelli. Their proposal for the redevelopment of the former train station of Rogoredo, Milan, was awarded the first prize in the competition AAA Architetticercasi.

In addition to writing and giving international workshops, she has been teaching architecture practice and theory at the Amsterdam Academy of Architecture and the Gerrit Rietveld Academy. In collaboration with Future Architecture Platform and DPR Barcelona, she recently curated the Architecture Bookfair 2021. She was among the recipients of the Talent Development Grant from the Creative Industries Fund NL in 2019.