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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.
Urban Design, mapping and GIS analysis
Architecture and retrofit
The link between Architecture and Art
The role of Public Authorities and PSRB informing the wider Architecture sector
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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Pintacuda, L., Carta, S., Turchi, T. & Sabiu, M., Nov 2023, (Accepted/In press).
Research output: Contribution to conference › Paper › peer-review
Carta, S., Pintacuda, L., Caneles, P. & Pisu, D., 31 Aug 2023, RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2023 - Proceedings: Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers).
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Conference contribution
Carta, S., Turchi, T., Pintacuda, L. & Jankovic, L., Jul 2023, In: International Journal of Architectural Computing.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review
A Shift in Teaching Architectural Design Studio: Adaptative Reuse and Retrofit as the Main Focus to Prepare Students for Complex Challenges of a Changing ProfessionPintacuda, L., Dimka, N., Trail, T., Cherry, M. & Polimeni, B., 28 Apr 2023. 11 p.
Research output: Contribution to conference › Paper › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile