Vittoria Capresi (ITA)
Born in 1976, she studied architecture in Florence and Berlin. From 2002 until 2011 she works at the Technical University of Vienna, department of History of Architecture and Building Archaeology, where she achieved her PhD with a research on the Italian rural centres built in colonial Libya. In 2011 she moves to Egypt, as Associate Professor of History of Architecture at the German University Cairo – GUC. With Barbara Pampe she founded baladilab, a spin-off project associated to the GUC. They currently work on projects with students to discover and activate the hidden potentials of Cairo.
Research area : Italian Colonial Architecture, strategies for sharing Heritage
Barbara Pampe (DEU)
Barbara Pampe, born 1973, studied architecture in Bordeaux, Weimar and Delft. From 1999 to 2005 she has worked at the architecture office KSP Engel and Zimmermann in Cologne. Being a freelance architect since 2006 she was teaching and researching in the area of school buildings from as Assistant Professor at the University of Stuttgart, Institute for Public Buildings and Design, Prof. Arno Lederer until 2011. In 2010 she got a Master in International Projects Management. Since 2011 she is in Cairo, as Associate Professor of Architectural Design at the German University Cairo – GUC. With Vittoria Capresi she founded baladilab, as a spin-off project associated to the GUC. They currently work on projects with students to discover and activate the hidden potentials of Cairo.
Research area : school buildings