Francesco Rossini is an architect and urban designer and since 2013 he is an Assistant Professor at the School of Architecture at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). Francesco graduated with honors from the faculty of Architecture of University of Napoli Federico II obtaining a master’s degree in architecture. In 2014, he completed (cum laude) his Ph.D. in Urbanism from Polytechnic University of Catalonia (Barcelona Tech UPC). Before joining CUHK, Francesco Rossini has participated in different research programs, collaborating with the University of Napoli Federico II, Politecnico di Milano, Barcelona Tech UPC, and Tongji University in Shanghai. In 2020 he was appointed also as an Adjunct Assistant Professor in Columbia GSAPP’s Urban Planning program.