Selena Bagnara Milan

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Selena Bagnara Milan is a registered Architect and an Architectural Conservator. She is specialized in historic preservation and in the management of projects concerning the renovation, rehabilitation, and adaptive reuse of federal properties, specifically those eligible for the National Register of Historic Places. Currently, she works for the U.S. Federal Government in Europe, where she serves as a Project Engineer in contingent work environments. She earned both a Master of Architecture and a Master of Science in Historic Preservation and Conservation (summa cum laude) at the University IUAV of Venice in Italy; followed by a Master of Science in Managerial Science at the University of Nova Gorica in Slovenia. Furthermore, she is completing an international doctoral program in Economics and Techniques for the Conservation of the Architectural and Environmental Heritage, jointly established by University IUAV of Venice and University of Nova Gorica. Her research interests include cultural resource management and interpretation, World Heritage studies, Modernist experiments and women architects, Palladian architecture, and scientific and cultural aspects of green retrofitting historic buildings. She is an international guest lecturer for cultural institutions in the fields of sustainable historic preservation and heritage management, an AIA International Associate, and a member of the Italian Art Society.