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Marco Bevolo

Founder of Marco Bevolo Consulting

 Marco Bevolo

Dr. MARCO BEVOLO, PhD, is currently Researcher and Lecturer in International Leisure Management at NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences. In 1999-2009, he was a Director at Philips Design headquarters in the Netherlands, where he has been the driving force behind CultureScan, the cultural futures research program. He is the founder of Marco Bevolo Consulting, working in foresight, futures research and strategic design for selected customers in Europe and Asia, including Philips, Lighting Design Collective, RENA Electronica, FCA FIAT Design Center, and CitiesNext GmbH (Vienna). In this extracurricular capacity, in the lustrum 2010-2016 he has been the Principal Research Urban Futures for Philips Lighting, now Signify, in EMEA and Poland. He has lectured and contributed to seminars and events with the School of Design at Politecnico di Milano, Italy; Emerson College, Boston; Vancouver Island University (as Visiting Scholar), in Canada; ARUP, University of Delaware, London School of Economics, the UNAM Post-graduate School of Architecture of Mexico City, Art Center College of Design Pasadena, the Fashion Institute Arnhem and Istituto Europeo di Design, Milan. Bevolo started his professional career at ItalDesign Giugiaro in 1990. He was Editor in Chief for Intervista, an Italian lifestyle editorial spin off of Flash Art International. Bevolo worked as copywriter with Armando Testa for clients like P&G and Bolton, joining Euro RSCG Milano in 1998. He earned his PhD on the role of design in generating urban futures at the Graduate School, Faculty of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Tilburg University. He lives between Eindhoven, The Netherlands, and Turin, Italy, with his Japanese wife, Keiko Goto Bevolo.

Insights by Marco Bevolo (2)

The Best Sustainability Resources: Knowledge for Responsible Hoteliers

Basic definitions and a first orientation are easy to find on common wisdom websites like Wikipedia or more specialised sources like Google Scholar, where ad hoc references are provided by keyword and standard search function, It might therefore sound slightly contrarian but I believe that there are plenty highly reliable and fairly specialized sources, like the publications by Prof.

The Decade of Decarbonisation & Restoration: Needed Actions in Hospitality

Immediate threats to the preservation of any residual environmental balance might be addressed by emergency actions or structural policy. However, the role of designers, from city architects to educators, will be mission critical for the longer term, by redefining the scope and the depth of their mission, from aesthetics to visioning.
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