Federico Parolotto

Federico Parolotto

Senior Partner, Mobility in Chain

Federico Parolotto is Senior Partner at MIC – Mobility in Chain, which he co-founded with in 2009.

He has been involved as transport planner in numerous major urban planning projects worldwide, working as consultant for client ranging for international public bodies to world class design firms to technology industry and transport operators. Federico was also one of the member of the expert committee for new Milan Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan recently adopted by Milan municipality.

In 2011 he co-founded Flow(n), MIC research team, with the aim to enlighten innovative world of mobility. Since 2013 Federico is collaborating with UrbanStandards for AUDI research team on ground breaking driverless car and piloted parking.

He was a speaker in numerous international events including Connect Ideas Maximize Impact In Stuttgart in 2012, Metropolis and Mobile Life in Toronto in 2013: City by Numbers: Big Data and the Urban Future for Pratt University in New York in 2015. In 2015 Federico was one of the speakers at Barcelona Smart City event. 

He lectured in several international universities including Strelka Institute in Moscow and, among various publications, his essays were published in 2011 on "Ecological Urbanism" by Mohsen Mostafavi and Gareth Doherty and in 2012 on "Ecological Urban Architecture: Qualitative Approaches to sustainability" by Thomas Schroepfer. He is one of the co-authors of “City thinking – Creativity, Mobility and Urban Quality” published by Quodlibet in 2015. Since 2016 he is visiting professor at IAAC Istitute of Advance Architecture in Barcelona. Since 2014 he is the curator for the TheCitPlan article for the architectural magazine ThePlan investigating the city evolution.

Parolotto graduated in Architecture and Urban Planning at Milan Polytechnic and began his career with SOM London.

Participation in past events