Laura Thermes, born in 1943, is architect, member of the Accademia Nazionale di San Luca, was a Full Professor of Architectural and Urban Composition at the Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria, where she was Dean of the Department from 1999 to 2005 and from 1999 to 2014 she was also coordinator of the PhD School of Architectural Design. His teaching work on the theme of the modification of the southern city and the restoration of the landscape in the Calabrian-Sicilian area was documented in the two books – Laura Thermes. Progetti per il Sud (Il Poligrafo, Padova 2008) and Laura Thermes. L’Area Metropolitana dello Stretto (Gangemi, Roma 2014) both edited by F.Ciappina, A.Russo, G.Scarcella. She is curator with F.Berlingieri of the Guida dell’architettura del Novecento in Calabria (Kaleidon, Reggio Calabria 2012).