Prof. Arian Heidari Afshari
He was born in Kerman, Iran, 1984, He is an architect, currently adjunct professor of Architecture and urban design in the School of Architecture, Urban Planning and Construction Engineering (AUIC) at Politecnico di Milano, Italy.
He has received his Ph.D. cum laude in architecture, urban and interior design from the Department of Architecture and Urban Studies (DAStU), Politecnico di Milano where since 2013, he has been collaborating with, participating in national and international research and didactic activities, mainly in the architecture and urban design scientific sector. He is a former teaching fellow and regular visiting researcher at Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology (CEPT University), in Ahmedabad, India.
His research is mainly focused on the theory and history of the peri-urban territory as well as investigating in multidisciplinary strategies, methods, and tools to analyze and project in the emergent 21st-century sprawl in the Global South.