Carla Sentieri is Deputy Director of the Architectural Design Projects Department at the School of Architecture, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain. She is an architect, completed her training in Urban planning at IUAV, Italy, with PhD in Housing at UPV. She has been teaching architecture and urban design at undergraduate and postgraduate levels since 2001. She coordinates the ICAPA Educational Innovation Group.
Carla´s current research is concerned with inclusive and sustainable design of the built environment, housing and neighbourhoods. Her global research is structured around: sustainable design of the built environment, the process of learnig through the architectural design project and childhood and their learning environments. She has participated in 6 research projects worldwide. She currently supervises several PhD projects on people-environment studies.
She has worked as an architect for 20 years and obtained recognition at the Venice Biennale of Architecture 2000, the Architecture Awards of COACV and COAIB.