Dr. Pilar Maria GuerrieriAssociate Professor, School of Fashion & Design
Dr. Pilar Maria Guerrieri holds a PhD with honours in Architectural Design, Architectural Composition, Criticism and Theory from Politecnico di Milano, in collaboration with the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage in Delhi and Westminster University in London. Her passion and research focus is history of Architecture. She has been researching European and Indian cultures, the development of megacities and the effects of cultural exchanges, she developed comparative studies between urban settlements and different styles of architecture and explored the meaning of terms such as tradition, legacies and heritage. She has been extensively studying the city of Delhi pre- and post- Independence and is currently commencing a research project on European Legacies in Delhi from 1991 until present day. She has been published in several international journals, participated at national and international conferences and now publishing two books on the city of Delhi and its cultural exchanges, besides being the Commissioning Editor India for the Italian art publishing house Skira.