Alice Pontiggia is an architect, researcher and musician from Valtellina, Italy. Her current project explores the mesology of prehistorical communities in lower Valtellina. Previously, she has worked on the evolution of traditional dwelling in Shanghai, and on the ecology of Becerra river in Mexico City, among others. She presents her research through writing, architecture, film, sound and workshops. She has worked as an architect, collaboratively and independently, in Mexico and Italy, where she currently practices as a freelancer. She holds an M.Arch. from Politecnico di Milano and Tongji University, and a bachelor in Environmental Architecture.