alessandro martinelli
phd. USI-AAM, arch. USI-AAM / Bi
reg. order of architects provincia di bergamo, italia

alessandro martinelli obtained a Master of Arts in Architecture at Accademia di architettura, Università della Svizzera Italiana in 2006, an Advanced Master in Architecture at Berlage institute in 2009, and a PhD in Architecture at Accademia di architettura, Università della Svizzera Italiana in 2014. He has been involved in research and didactical activities about the contemporary urban condition at the Accademia di architettura in Mendrisio, at the Berlage institute in Rotterdam, at the Barcelona institute of Architecture, at the International Institute of Architecture in Vico Morcote, at the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal, at the Archivio Cattaneo in Cernobbio. Today he is Assistant Professor of Landscape architecture at the Chinese Culture University, lecturer at the Shiqian University, and works together with BIAS Architects on architectural and curatorial projects that mainly address the contemporary public space.

experience:
- assistant professor of Landscape architecture, Chinese Culture University, Taipei, Taiwan
- lecturer at the Shiqian University, Taipei, Taiwan
- curator at i2a international institute of architecture, Lugano/Vico Morcote, Switzerland
- board member at Archivio Cattaneo, Cernobbio, Italy
- curatorial team member at Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal, Canada
- researcher at i.CUP, Accademia di architettura, Mendrisio, Switzerland
- assistant tutor at Berlage institute, Rotterdam, Netherlands
- assistant at Accademia di architettura, Mendrisio, Switzerland
- assistant at Barcelona institute of Architecture, Barcelona, Spain
- architect at Stefano Boeri architetti, Milano, Italy
- architect at emmestudio, Bergamo, Italy

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maria lezhnina
arch. KSU / DA

maria lezhnina obtained a Master in Urban Vision and Architectural Design at Domus Academy in 2012 and a Master of Science in Architecture from the Kazan State University in 2011. Her professional experience is particularly diverse, falling between research projects for the Swiss landscape to an exhibition at the Italian National Museum of 21st Century Arts on the impact of new energy systems, then teaching architecture and knowledge of space to the children with the Finnish school ARKKI, and working for AuS - Architecture & Urban Systems in Mendrisio, Buromoscow in Moscow, OBR - Open Building Research in Genova and Milano, Archea in Baku, and Kris Yao - Artech in Taipei, for which she is now architect. This particular background and exposure to different cultures and countries raised her interest in photography and the contemporary landscape, see instagram and tumblr.

experience:
- architect at Kris Yao architects, Taipei, Taiwan
- architect at Archea associati, Firenze, Italy
- architect at Open Building Research, Milano/Genova, Italy
- architect at Architecture and Urban Systems, Lugano, Switzerland
- architect at Buromoscow, Moscow, Russia

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former components of as-ma:

sebastiano manservisi
arch. USI-AAM / Bi
reg. order of architects provincia di bergamo, italia

matteo soldati
arch. USI-AAM
reg. order of architects provincia di varese, italia

teo valli
arch. USI-AAM
reg. order of architects provincia di como, italia