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Dr Luigi Pintacuda is an Architect, Principal Lecturer in Architecture and Programme Leader for the BA (Hons) Architecture at the University of Hertfordshire with over 15 years of international experience.
Luigi's expertise span from the urban scale to the building, with a particular focus on the investigation of the existing urban environments and possible scenarios, through the analysis of digital georeferenced data. 
His research-informed educational approach to retrofit allowed academics and students to develop specific tools to decode, reuse and improve existing buildings, as architects' main contribution to reducing carbon emissions to preserve the environment alongside cultural values. 
Luigi has been involved in national and international research projects engaging with public and private stakeholders.
Luigi has published several books, chapters, and peer-reviewed articles in journals and international conferences.


Research expertise:
Urban Design, mapping and GIS analysis
Architecture and retrofit
The link between Architecture and Art
Architectural Education
The role of Public Authorities and PSRB informing the wider Architecture sector

Education/Academic qualification

Architecture, PhD, Bucharest, waiting city, IUAV - Istituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia

Award Date: 1 Jun 2012

Architecture, MArch+BA, Università degli Studi di Palermo

Award Date: 7 Jul 2004


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