Livia Shamir is an Architect.
Born in Rome in 1985. Architect and urbaesearcher based in Milan. She studied architecture at the Politecnico di Milano and the Escuela Tecnica Superior de Madrid, ETSAM. She graduated in 2012 from the Master Course MSc in Architecture at Politecnico di Milano with a research thesis developed at the Faculdade de Arquitetura e Urbanismo FAU USP, Sao Paulo. Since 2014 she is an assistant professor at the Town Planning Design Workshop course, held by Stefano Boeri, at the Politecnico di Milano. She has worked as an editorial coordinator at the Tomorrow, an editorial project by Stefano Boeri and Pier Paolo Tamburelli, dealing with issues related to the culture and the identity of European cities. She has participated in the curatorial and production stages of the 14th International Architecture Biennale, Monditalia, curated by Rem Koolhaas in Venice, the 56th International Art Exhibition, All the World’s Futures, curated by Okwui Enwezor, Reset Modernity!, curated by Bruno Latour and the AIME team at ZKM—Center for Art and Media, in Karlsuhe and Far Away-So Close Architecture Biennal in MAO Ljubljana. She has collaborated on the Italian Limes project with Folder Studio, a project that aims to monitor the Austrian-Italian watershed as a case-study to look at relationship between borders and environmental change. She is currently working as architect and researcher at Stefano Boeri Architetti studio in Milan, focusing on strategic projects on an urban scale.