Agostino Strina is an architect and a PhD Candidate in Urban and Regional Development at Politecnico di Torino. He holds a master’s degree in Architecture for the Sustainability Design with a thesis focused on the ‘inner areas’ of Sardinia, with the aim of rethinking some trajectories of regional development. His research deals with theories and cultures of contemporary urban design, with a particular focus on infrastructure and operational landscapes. On these issues, since November 2020, he is conducting his research at FULL. He is also a member of Politecnico’s research group China Room, as junior fellow, and a teaching assistant in Urban Planning at Politecnico di Torino.