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.

CTBUH Roles

Expert Peer Review Committee, Member (2014 – Present)

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

Annual Conference, Presenter (Shanghai 2014)

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

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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Research

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+...

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