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Alessandra Sammartino

Senior Urban Practitioner


Alessandra is an urbanist and architect in the field of urban and strategic planning, with a strong expertise in sustainable urban development. At TSPA, she is leading multi-stakeholders projects in European and global contexts. Recent examples of her work include technical consultancy for the development of climate-resilient measures in selected settlements in Rwanda; the co-development of adaptive pathways to guide 10 European cities to meet their climate neutrality ambitions; the development of an integrated vision for the NEOM Nature Reserve Region; as well as technical advisory for strengthen capacities, building urban resilience and climate change adaptation for pilot districts in Indonesia and in the Philippines. Her approach is shaped by her earlier work in the fields of social housing, master planning, urban design, and public space.


  • Post-graduate course, Coopera(c)tion, Politecnico di Milano
  • M.Sc. in Architecture, Politecnico di Milano
  • B.Arch., Politecnico di Milano


  • ISOCARP Young Planning Professionals: Workshop Change for Resilience, Resilience for Change