Alberto Magni


is a designer and researcher active in experimenting with design to infrastructure and accelerate social change. As a systemic designer for social innovation at SocialFare | Centro per l’innovazione sociale he develops and runs capacity building programs for social innovation among diverse local stakeholders and communities. Previously, he worked as researcher at the Delft Design Lab Participatory City Making at the Delft University of Technology within the EU H2020 research project DESIGNSCAPES, developing a capacity building program for the development and scaling of design-enabled urban innovation in and across European cities. His background in design includes a bachelor’s degree in product design at Università degli Studi di Ferrara (Italy) and a Master’s degree in Design for Interaction at the Delft University of Technology (The Netherlands), parallelly to which he followed the Honors Programme Master researching the capacity building benefits of participatory design processes.



Last update: February 2020


Articles published on IXD&A:


• 'A collaborative learning infrastructure to build capacity for urban transformations', N. 52, pp. 119 - 140,  abstractdownload (