Elena Giacomello

IUAV, Adjunct Professor | Venice, Italy

About

Elena Giacomello, architect, graduated cum laude at the Università Iuav di Venezia, PhD in Building technology at the Università degli Studi di Ferrara with an experimental thesis on the hydrologic performances of green living roofs.

Since 2007 she is teaching-assistant (at IUAV) and since 2011 adjunct professor of Building technology at the first year of the undergraduate degree programme (IUAV).

She is temporary research fellow (IUAV), author of numerous publications on the integration between vegetation and buildings and on construction refurbishment.

She collaborates with Italian and foreign research institutions, is a member of the working group on the Italian standard for membrane roofing, participates in the organization of conferences and seminars on several topics related to building technology.

Elena Giacomello

CTBUH Designated Expert

CTBUH Roles

Expert Peer Review Committee, Member (2014 – Present)

Annual Conference, Presenter (Shanghai 2014)

CTBUH Staff, Italy Office, Research Assistant (2014 – 2018)

International Research Seed Funding, Peer Review Panel (2014)

Research Seed Funding Winner (2013)

Videos

18 September 2014

CTBUH Research Seed Funding Project 2013 – Green Living Façade for Tall Buildings: The Bosco Verticale

The possibility of creating green surfaces over the structures is an opportunity which is seen with increasing interest by planners and investors, due to the...

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Research

05 July 2023

Tall Buildings and City Development: Comparison of Five Case Studies

Roberta dal Molin, Shenav Ragiv, &Elena Giacomello

Skyscrapers commonly rise in major cities worldwide, but the difference is in how they are integrated into the urban plan. This paper provides a comprehSkyscrapers...

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Research

08 August 2017

ASPECT: RATIOS – Voices of Women In the Tall Building World

Ilkay Can-Standard, GenX Design & Technology; Martina Dolejsova, Studio Libeskind

ASPECT: RATIOS is the outgrowth of a program developed by the CTBUH Young Professionals Committee in New York, beginning in 2016. The purpose of the...

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19 April 2016

Milan Tall Building Conference

The Tall Buildings Iuav International Conference held its sixth annual seminar at the CityLife Conference Hall in Milan.

11 February 2016

New CTBUH Research Project on Green Walls / Green Roofs

The CTBUH Research project “Green Living Technologies: What is Missing in the Standards?” has received $ 50,000 in funding from UL Standards.

21 November 2014

CTBUH Co-Hosts Iuav International Tall Buildings Conference

The 5th Iuav International Conference on Tall Buildings was held in Venice, organized by Elena Giacomello and Dario Trabucco of CTBUH.

12 June 2013

Activity at the CTBUH London Conference: Day Two

See the highlights from the second day of the CTBUH 2013 London Conference including The Shard Networking Reception.

11 June 2013

Italian Team Wins Research Seed Funding

A research team from Iuav University of Venice, Italy, was named the winner of the CTBUH’s second research seed funding grant during the 2013 London Conference Dinner.

18 September 2014

CTBUH Research Seed Funding Project 2013 – Green Living Façade for Tall Buildings: The Bosco Verticale

The possibility of creating green surfaces over the structures is an opportunity which is seen with increasing interest by planners and investors, due to the...

18 September 2014

2014 Shanghai International Conference - Session 14 - Q & A

2014 Shanghai International Conference Session 14 Questions & Answers session with speakers Elena Giacomello, Universita Iuav di Venezia; Richard Mann, Ecosystem Architecture; Andrew Johnson, Arup;...

05 July 2023

Tall Buildings and City Development: Comparison of Five Case Studies

Roberta dal Molin, Shenav Ragiv, &Elena Giacomello

Skyscrapers commonly rise in major cities worldwide, but the difference is in how they are integrated into the urban plan. This paper provides a comprehSkyscrapers...

08 August 2017

ASPECT: RATIOS – Voices of Women In the Tall Building World

Ilkay Can-Standard, GenX Design & Technology; Martina Dolejsova, Studio Libeskind

ASPECT: RATIOS is the outgrowth of a program developed by the CTBUH Young Professionals Committee in New York, beginning in 2016. The purpose of the...

01 February 2015

A New Urban Forest Rises in Milan

Elena Giacomello, Università Iuav di Venezia

The Bosco Verticale “vertical forest” in Milan, Italy, takes the definition of “green skyscraper” to a new level, deploying more than 13,000 plants across 90+...

16 September 2014

CTBUH Research Seed Funding Project 2013 – Green Living Façade for Tall Buildings: The Bosco Verticale

Elena Giacomello, Iuav University of Venice

The possibility of creating green surfaces over the structures is an opportunity which is seen with increasing interest by planners and investors, due to the...