Alessandro Orsini is an architect and founding principal of Architensions with experience working on a wide range of projects both internationally and in the US. His work focuses on architecture at the intersection of the political, social, and environmental spatial networks with specific interests on redefining new modes of collective living. Alongside practice, he teaches design studios at Columbia University GSAPP and has served as a guest critic in various schools of architecture. He was also the director of the Summer Study Abroad Program from 2017-2019 at Hillier College of Architecture and Design at NJIT. Alessandro has contributed to journals including Vesper, Studio Magazine, and Forma Urbana, Architensions’ first book, published by Libria in 2015. Alessandro received his Master’s in Architecture “Summa Cum Laude” at Roma Tre University in Rome and was a visiting scholar at Columbia University GSAPP.