Alessandra Cianchetta is an architect and founding partner of AWP, an architecture practice based in Paris and London.
Born in Italy, Cianchetta studied architecture at La Sapienza in Rome, ETSA Madrid and ETSA Barcelona, before setting up AWP in 2008.
Her recent projects include Poissy Galore, a museum and observatory which is part of a 113 hectare park on the Seine near Paris; the masterplan for Paris-La Défense, a grand-scale public realm project; and an arts district in Liverpool, UK.
Cianchetta has taught architecture and urban design at Cornell University, University of Virginia, Columbia University and The Berlage. She was recently appointed course leader at the University of Westminster in London.