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Caterina Polidoro

Katia is an architect and urban designer with twenty years’ experience working on a wide range of projects from large-scale masterplanning and regeneration schemes through to architecture and interior design.

In the UK, Katia’s work has focused on transformational mixed-use developments, including High Street Quarter and Cavalry Barracks in Hounslow, the Rochdale Riverside retail and leisure quarter near Manchester and the reimagining of Rackhams department store in Birmingham, as well as the regeneration of Luton and Camberley town centres. Katia has also been responsible for projects in Italy, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Turkey, Bahrain, UAE, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Thailand.

As a member of the architectural NGOs Article 25 (Development & Disaster Relief) and Architecture Sans Frontières UK, Katia has been involved in community and regeneration work overseas. She has recently collaborated with LSE Centre for Women, Peace and Security on a research project about Architecture and Peace and with LSA (London School of Architecture) and AA as external examiner. She is responsible for setting mentoring programmes within tp bennett and externally is involved with RIBA, Westminster University and the Mentoring Circle. She is currently leading for tp bennett as national sponsor, the Women in Property Student awards and is a member of the EDI committees at Real Estate Balance. She is also part of the REVO, urban regeneration committee.