Benno Albrecht is Full professor of Architectural and Urban Design and he is director of the School of Doctorate Studies at the Iuav University, Venice. Benno Albrecht's architectural and urban design projects are published in reviews, international magazines and books. He has received Architecture Prizes, won international competitions and held exhibitions in Italy and abroad. He devotes himself to research on sustainable urban design and he has carried out projects in architectural and urban sustainable development. He has held seminars, conferences and workshops in Italy and in Europe, China, Japan, Vietnam, Indonesia, Mali, Argentina and Peru. He has been the curator of 2017 W.A.Ve. workshops Syria the Making of the Future and is currently the director of UrbicideHub - Urban Restoration Think Tank for the MENA region at Università Iuav di Venezia.