Dr. Antonella Radicchi

Dr. Antonella Radicchi

Chartered Architect & Soundscape Urbanist

A LITTLE ABOUT ME

I am Antonella. I’man architectan urbanista scientistan activistand I lead the Hush City Mobile Lab.
My ultimate goal is to make our cities quiet and healthy places to live in.
In 2017 I have launched the Hush City app: would you like to give it a try?  

SERVICES

 RESEARCH

My primary line of research focuses on urban design and planning for healthy living, addressed through the soundscape approach, citizen science and mobile technology.

TEACHING

I have 10 years of experience in teaching at university level across the fields of urban design and planning, soundscape studies, fieldwork & qualitative methods.

CONSULTING

I provide consultancy on how to address human-scale, quiet and healthy cities, by applying the open source soundscapes methodology, the Hush City app & the soundwalk kit.

SOUNDWALKS

I lead soundwalks, powerful participatory excursions whose main purpose is to listen to the environment, evaluate its sonic impact on our health and develop strategies to improve it.

Copyright Antonella Radicchi 2018. All rights reserved.

MY WORKS

HUSH CITY MOBILE LAB

HUSH CITY MOBILE LAB

SOUND & THE HEALTHY CITY

SOUND & THE HEALTHY CITY

HUSH CITY MAP

HUSH CITY MAP

HUSH CITY APP

HUSH CITY APP

BEYOND THE NOISE

BEYOND THE NOISE

LIGHT-  & SOUNDSCAPES

LIGHT- & SOUNDSCAPES

TOSCANA SOUND MAP

TOSCANA SOUND MAP

FIRENZE SOUND MAP

FIRENZE SOUND MAP

ON THE SONIC IMAGE OF THE CITY

ON THE SONIC IMAGE OF THE CITY

SOUNDWALKS

SOUNDWALKS

PUBLIC SPEAKING

PUBLIC SPEAKING

PRESS COVERAGE

PRESS COVERAGE

PUBLICATIONS

PUBLICATIONS

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antonella.radicchi@tu-berlin.de

Skype me at antonellaradicchi

Technische Universität Berlin (Germany)

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MAIN PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE

2018

Senior Researcher & HEAD-Genuit Fellow

TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY BERLIN

I am currently soundscape scientist and HEAD-Genuit Fellow at TU Berlin Institute of City & Regional Planning, where I have established and lead the Hush City Mobile Lab to make our cities quiet and healthy places to live in.

2017

Inventor & Manager of the “Hush City” project

TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY BERLIN

I have envisioned and run the innovative soundscape and citizen science project: Hush City, a free mobile app which empowers people to explore, map and evaluate quiet areas in their cities & worldwide.

2016

Researcher & Ipodi-Marie Curie Fellow

TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY BERLIN

In 2016-2018, I have envisioned and successfully implemented the Beyond the Noise: Open Source Soundscapeproject where I have experimented with a novel, citizen-driven methodology to identify, assess and plan urban quiet areas.

2006

Registered architect, researcher and visiting lecturer

FREELANCE

I worked at Italian and international private research centres, universities and architecture design firms, e.g.: Archea Associati (IT), MIT (Cambridge, USA), New University of Lisbon (P), National Institute of Architecture (IT), Kent State University (USA/IT), Municipality of Firenze (IT). I have been a chartered architect and member of the Architects’ Association of Firenze, since 2006 (no. 6858).

 

EDUCATION

2010

PhD in Urban Design and Territorial Planning

MIT (USA) + UNIVERSITY OF FLORENCE (ITALY)

I undertook doctoral studies in Urban Design and Territorial Planning at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Firenze and at the City Design and Development Lab, MIT (Boston, USA). My dissertation On the Sonic Image of the City. Mapping and Design Soundscapes in Contemporary Cities was awarded the 2010 National Institute of Urbanism Award and the 2012 City of Firenze Research Award.

2005

BArch & MArch Architecture

UNIVERSITY OF FLORENCE (ITALY)

I completed my degree in Architecture (Laurea cum Laude) at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Firenze, with a master thesis in Urban Design and Planning: Designing the Emilia road in Modena.

 

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