Program Manager, Urban Design Lab. The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Maria Paola Sutto
With a background in Biochemistry and Ecology, Maria Paola Sutto has been an advocate for innovation and interdisciplinary thinking in urban setting. She is focused on the implementation of eco-benefit approaches in urban development on the ground in a moment where cities are exposed to simultaneous challenges with limited capacities and/or resources. Since 2008 she has been a core member of the Urban Design Lab at the Earth Institute, Columbia University where she has been part of projects of scaled sustainable development in cities around the world.