She holds PhD and is Research Associate at Department of Architecture and Urban Studies at University of Politecnico di Milano, Coordinator of MSLab. Her research deals with metropolitan architecture project, new sustainable models of urban growth, smart sensitive cities, new technologies and urban design mapping. Antonella is a group coordinator of some EU co-funded research projects. She gave lectures at many international universities. Her recent publications are: (2021) Metropolitan Landscapes: towards a shared construction of the resilient city of the future. Springer Nature; Contin, A.,Giordano, P., and M.Nacke Training for education, learning and leadership towards a new metropolitan discipline. Inaugural book, Buenos Aires: CIPPEC.