Martina Belmonte

CTBUH, Research Assistant | Venice, Italy

Martina Belmonte, architect, graduated from the Università Iuav di Venezia in October 2013. For her degree she presented a research thesis titled “The Challenge of the Mile High Illinois of F.L. Wright. Critical Path in the History of Tall Buildings to Re-learn the Limits and Possibilities of Technology.”

Since February 2014, she is a teaching-assistant for the courses of Elements of Technology and Architecture Technology at the Iuav University. She is also involved in research activities related to tall building, specifically about the design for deconstruction and dis-assembly process.

In January 2015 , her article (ita-eng) “The main stages of the historical evolution of the lift” was published in the periodical Elevatori – The European Elevators Magazine, Volpe Editore Srl, 20060 Vignate (MI – Italy).


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


01 June 2018

As part of the ongoing CTBUH research project, "A Study on the Design Possibilities Enabled by Rope-Less, Non-Vertical Elevators", students created hypothetical projects that utilize...


30 October 2017

During the CTBUH 2017 International Conference, held in Sydney, delegates who visited the CTBUH research booth were presented with an introductory video of questions being...


01 March 2021

Martina Belmonte & Dario Trabucco, CTBUH

The paper reports the result of a 2-year long research conducted by CTBUH on the design possibilities enabled by the Ropeless and Multidirectional elevator systems,...