Dario Trabucco

CTBUH, Research Manager | Venice, Italy


Dario Trabucco, architect and PhD, is a CTBUH Research Manager and researcher at the IUAV University of Venice, Italy.

He is involved in teaching and research activities related to tall buildings, including the LCA analysis of tall buildings, service core design and issues pertaining the renovation/refurbishment of tall buildings.

In 2009 he obtained a PhD in building technology with a thesis entitled “The Strategic Role of the Service Core in the Energy Balance of a Tall Building.” This research examines the implications of alternative service core placement in relation to the embodied energy and the energy consumption of a tall building.

From 2010 he is CTBUH Country Representative for Italy and Co-chair (with Philip Oldfield) of the CTBUH Research Academic and Postgraduate Working Group.

From March 2013 to February 2014 Dario was a research associate at the Illinois Institute of…

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CTBUH Staff, Italy Office, Research Manager (2013 – Present)

Regional Representative, Italy (2010 – Present)

Tall Building Academic & Teaching Committee, Co-Chair (2018 – Present)

Awards Technical Jury (2018)

Working Group: Research Academic and Postgraduate, Co-Chair (2010 – 2014)

Annual Conference, Presenter (Shanghai 2012; Shanghai 2014; New York 2015; Australia 2017; Middle East 2018; Chicago 2019)


06 November 2020

CTBUH coordinates with Università Iuav di Venezia and Politecnico di Milano for the 10° Convegno Internazionale Tall Buildings (10th International Tall Buildings Conference). With the...


01 March 2020

Alberto Balzan & Claudia Cabrera Aparicio, IUAV University of Venice; Dario Trabucco, CTBUH

Recently, robotic technologies have significantly improved, bringing considerable enhancements in many sectors; the main objective of this paper is to figure out if these innovations...


01 March 2020

Claudia Cabrera Aparicio & Alberto Balzan, IUAV University of Venice; Dario Trabucco, CTBUH

In recent years the construction sector has grown significantly in terms of investment and research on robotics and automation, yet it is still a low-tech...