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Jacopo Gaspari

Associate Professor

Department of Architecture

Academic discipline: ICAR/12 Architectural Technology

Curriculum vitae

Education

2006 Ph.D. in Architectural Technology - University of Ferrara, IUAV University of Venice, Faculty of Architecture. Doctoral dissertation on Building Renovation applying assembled steel structures and layered systems

2003 Specialist Master Degree in structural restoration of historic monuments and buildings - University of Padua, Faculty of Civil Engineering

2002 Member of Professional Chamber of Architects, Urban and Landscape Planners, Padua, Italy. Registered Architect n° 1933

2001 Degree in Architecture (BA+MA) - IUAV University of Venice, Faculty of Architecture

Technologies for Building Renovation.

Executive Training

2015 Attended the Creating Sustainable Cities course 4x4. Climat-Kic – EIT European Institute of Innovation and Technology

Round I 2014.11 Sustainable Cities the Netherlands

Round II 2014.12 Sustainable Cities Copenhagen

Round III 2015.01 Sustainable Cities Paris

Round IV 2015.02 Sustainable Cities London

2014 Attended the Lean Professor course. Climat-Kic – EIT European Institute of Innovation and Technology, ADEIT - Fundación Universidad -Empresa de Valencia

Academic Position

2018 National Scientific Qualification to serve as Full Professor in Architectural Technology

2017 Associate Professor in Architectural Technology – Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna, Department of Architecture

2015 Confirmed Researcher senior scientist – Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna, Department of Architecture

2014 Visiting Researcher – University of Westminster, Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment.

Strategic Urban Initiatives and Tools for Adaptable Buildings and Low-carbon Environments

in the framework of Latitudes project

2011 Researcher senior scientist – Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna, Department of Architecture

2009 Researcher fellow & Assistant Professor – IUAV University of Venice. Analysis and comparison

of the behaviour of massive envelope and assembled layered envelope with relation to energy

  savings

2007 Researcher fellow & Assistant Professor – IUAV University of Venice. Sustainability in building construction and technological innovation

Current Academic management and leadership

  • He has been Delegate to International Relations and Exchanges Degree Programme in Architecture (BA + MA)
  • Exchange Programme Coordinator for the following destinations: Czech Technical University in Prague (CZ), Izmir University of Economics (TR), University of Westminster, London (UK), Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza (SP), Politechnika Gdańska, Gdansk (PL), Politechnika Lódzka - Lodz University of Technology, Lodz (PL), Politechnika Slaska - Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice (PL), Vilniaus Gedimino Technikos Universitetas, Vilnius (LT)
  • He has been Delegate to student enrolment activities Department of Architecture
  • He has been Delegate to Professional Bodies and External Partners relationships (including Educational Institutions and Chambers of Architects) Department of Architecture
  • He has been Member of Department Research Commission
  • Local Coordinator of Latitudes Network project, University of Westminster

Scientific Research Activities

Jacopo Gaspari focuses on the field of building renovation and retrofitting, of energy efficiency and sustainability, of adaptation and climate responsive strategies, of urban transition and city regeneration cooperating with several international research institutions and contributing to a number of research proposal within many funding schemes.

Main International and National Research Projects

2019-2021 INSPIRE Innovation for data Elaboration in Heritage Analysis, team member. [MIUR POR-FESR]

2019 SSB_2019 URBAN TRANSITION: District regeneration decarbonising supply chains, project coordinator. [Climate KIC Catapult programme 2019]

2018-2021 IDEHA Innovation for data Elaboration in Heritage Analysis, team member. [MIUR PON Research and Innovation]

2018-2020 ZOOM ZOoning energetico per l’Ottimizzazione dei sistemi urbani. Modelli di relazione per l’ambiente costruito, team member. [ALMAIDEA Research grant]

2018 FABFEST2018 research activity, workshop and related exhibition on temporary architecture based on lightweight and recyclable materials, coordinated by the Fabrication Laboratory of University of Westminster, Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, unit coordinator.

2018 SSB_2018 URBAN TRANSITION: Creating resilient corridors, project coordinator. [Climate KIC Catapult programme 2018]

2017-2019 MAVA Building Human Capital For Sustainable Infrastructure, unit coordinator. [MIUR PON Research and Innovation]

2017 FABFEST2017 research activity, workshop and related exhibition on temporary architecture based on lightweight and recyclable materials, coordinated by the Fabrication Laboratory of University of Westminster, Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, unit coordinator.

2017 SSAB_2017 URBAN TRANSITION: Reshaping Urban Districts, project coordinator. [Climate KIC Catapult programme 2017]

2017-2020 ROCK Regeneration and Optimization of Cultural heritage in creative and Knowledge cities, team member. [Horizon 2020 – H2020-sc5-21]

2016 FABFEST2016 research activity, workshop and related exhibition on temporary architecture based on lightweight and recyclable materials, coordinated by the Fabrication Laboratory of University of Westminster, Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, unit coordinator.

2016 SSAB_2016 URBAN TRANSITION: Smart Solutions for the Urban Metropole, project coordinator. [Climate KIC Catapult programme 2016]

2016-2018 ARCHISTEAM Greening the Skills of Architecture Students via STEAM education, team member. [ERASMUS+ action K2 – Cooperation for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practices, Strategic Partnership for higher education]

2015 SSB_2015 URBAN TRANSITION: Design for Adaptation | Resilient urban communities, project coordinator. [Climate KIC Catapult programme 2015]

2014-2018 RIGERS City Regeneration: Smart Buildings and Grids, team member. [MIUR Smart cities and Communities and Social Innovation]

Recent International Conferences

2019 International Conference CESB19 - Central Europe towards Sustainable Building, Prague. Contribute titles: Retrofitting Hospitals: a Parametric Design Approach to Optimize Energy Efficiency & Greening Actions and the Related Potential Impacts on Outdoor Comfort in a Dense Built Environment.

2018 PLEA2018 34th International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture. Contribute title: Development of an Adaptive Passive Façade: A replicable approach for managing multiple design solutions.

2018 International Conference Eco-Architecture 2018 Seventh international conference on harmonisation between architecture and nature. Contribute title: Circular city: a methodological approach for sustainable districts and communities.

2017 International Conference CISBAT 2017 - International Conference - Future Buildings & Districts - Energy Efficiency from Nano to Urban Scale, Lausanne. Contribute title: The use of Building Performance Simulation to support architectural design: a case study.

2017 Contributing in organizing the International Conference on Regeneration and Optimisation of Cultural heritage in creative and Knowledge cities, Bologna.

2017 International Conference KES-SDM - Sustainable Design and Manufacturing, Bologna. Contribute title: Co-design for Resilience: Solutions, Services and Technologies for Urban Spaces.

2016 International Conference SEB-16 - 8th International Conference on Sustainability in Energy and Buildings, Torino. Contributes title: A study on the use of outdoor microclimate map to address design solutions for urban regeneration & Outdoor Comfort: the ENVI-BUG tool to evaluate PMV values Output Comfort point by point.

2016 International Conference CESB16 - Central Europe towards Sustainable Building: innovation for sustainable future, Prague. Contribute titles: Smart districts as a climate responsive strategy for urban re generation & Energy consumption and dwelling characteristics in households typology in the city of s. c. de san carlos de bariloche, argentina.

Memberships and Committees

2020-present He serves as reviewer for Building and Environment [Elsevier]

2020 He serves as reviewer and Scientific Committee member for BEYOND World Sustainable Environment Conference

2020-present He serves as reviewer for Energies [MDPI]

2019-present He serves as reviewer for Journal of Building Engineering [Elsevier]

2019-present He serves as reviewer for Energies [MDPI]

2019-present He serves as reviewer for Resources [MDPI]

2019-present He serves as reviewer for Processes [MDPI]

2019 He is member of the Scientific Committee of CESB19 - Central Europe towards Sustainable Building international conference

2018-present He is a member of the Scientific Committee of International Journal of Creative Practices in Cities and Landscapes - CPCL

2018-present He is a member of the Scientific Committee of Edificio Costruito: Innovazione Tecnologica, Efficienza Energetica - Built architecture: technological innovation, energy efficiency [ALTRALINEA ed]

2018-present He serves as reviewer for Environmental research and public health [MDPI]

2018-present He serves as reviewer for Sustainability [MDPI]

2018-present He serves as reviewer for Atmosphere [MDPI]

2018 He is member of the Scientific Committee of PLEA2018 34th International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture

2017 He is member of the Scientific Committee of CISBAT 2017 - International Conference - Future Buildings & Districts - Energy Efficiency from Nano to Urban Scale

2017-present He serves as reviewer for Climate [MDPI]

2017-present He serves as reviewer for Buildings [MDPI]

2017-present He serves as reviewer for Fonds National Suisse, Scweizerscher Nationalfonds

2017-present He serves as reviewer for Sustainable Cities and Society [Elsevier]

2017-present He serves as reviewer for Energy Efficiency [Springer]

2017-present He serves as reviewer for Applied Thermal Engineering [Elsevier]

2017 He is member of the Scientific Committee of Passive and Low Energy Architecture (PLEA) 2018

2016-present He serves as reviewer for Energy and Buildings [Elsevier]

2016 He is member of the Scientific Committee of CESB16 - Central Europe towards Sustainable Building international conference

2014-present He is a member of the Scientific Committee of Il Sostenibile, research journal [EdicomEdizioni]

2013 He is member of the Scientific Committee of SB13 Dubai - Advancing the Green Agenda: Technology, Practices and Policies

2013-present He serves as reviewer for BRI Building Research & Information journal [Taylor & Francis]

2013 He is member of the Scientific Committee of CESB13 - Central Europe towards Sustainable Building international conference

2013 He is member of the Scientific Committee of SB13 Graz - Sustainable Buildings Construction Products & Technologies

2011-present He is member of the Scientific Committee of the Green Building Council,GBC Italy

2011-present Scientific Board of OFF_LINE Lab, Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna, Department of Architecture

2009-present He is a regular member of the Italian Society of Technology (SITdA)

Teaching activities

Member of PhD committee

He regularly serves as supervisor or co-supervisor of both Ma and PhD Thesis. He also supervised the following incoming and outgoing visiting research fellows:

2018 (in) Pedro Joaquín Chévez PhD Research Fellow in cooperation with Universidad Nacional de Salta - Instituto de Investigaciones y Políticas del Ambiente Construido IIPAC - Argentina. Analysis of energy efficiency measures and renewable energies integration in the italian residential sector. Inputs to figure alternative energetic scenarios in argentina

2017 (in) Sahar Aghakhani PhD Research Fellow in cooperation with Tabriz Islamic Art University, Iran. Life cycle assessment of wooden Building materials, Investigating the history of using wood products in Architecture

2016 (in) Micaela Andersen PhD Research Fellow AMIDILA – Academic Mobility and Inclusive Development In Latina America in cooperation with National University of La Plata, Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism. Energy consumption and dwelling characteristics in households typology in the city of S. C. de Bariloche, Argentina

2019 (out) Jacopo Cattaruzzi Ma Thesis “0ASIS: 0-Energy Adaptive Solar Interfacial Skin” in cooperation with KADK the RoyalDanish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture, Design and Conservation

2018 (out) Marco Marchetti Ma Thesis “Pubblico | Condiviso | Privato. Complesso residenziale integrato nell'area Ex-Mercato Ortofrutticolo a Bologna” in cooperation with University of Westminster, Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment

2018 (out) Giulia Turci Ma Thesis “Pubblico | Condiviso | Privato. Complesso residenziale integrato nell'area Ex-Mercato Ortofrutticolo a Bologna” in cooperation with University of Westminster, Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment

2017 (out) Adele Ricci Ma Thesis “Progetto di un involucro adattivo. Effetti sul comfort indoor di un edificio adibito ad ostello a Bologna” in cooperation with KADK the RoyalDanish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture, Design and Conservation

2016 (out) Giacomo Macrelli Ma Thesis “Comfort-aided design for sustainable retrofitting: a new working and living model for Bologna” in cooperation with KADK the RoyalDanish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture, Design and Conservation

2016 (out) Federico Cucchi Ma Thesis “Comfort-aided design for sustainable retrofitting: a new working and living model for Bologna” in cooperation with KADK the RoyalDanish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture, Design and Conservation

Keynote Invited Lecturer

At University of Westminster, Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, under the umbrella of ERASMUS + staff mobility for teaching within the course and the related workshop of prof. R. Schiano Phan.

2017 Reshaping Bolognina. Supporting Transition to a Low Carbon Built Environment

At Venice International University VIU to the course of Sustainable Urban Development and Eco-Building, of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, of Low-carbon Economy organized in partnership with the University of Beijing and other major institutions in China.

2015 Advanced Training Program on Environmental Management and Sustainable Development focused on Clean Energy and Climate Change, Main Principles of Eco-building and Eco-buildings for Climate Change Mitigation: Case Studies

2010 CASS training program Sustainable Urban Development and Eco-building, Sustainable refurbishments in built environment

2010 CASS training program Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Energy efficiency in requalification processes

2010 SEP training program Low carbon economy, Ecobuildings and energy efficiency in a low carbon economy

2010 SEP training program Low carbon economy, Energy conscious buildings in a low carbon economy

2009 CASS training program Sustainable Urban Development and Eco-building, Energy efficiency in refurbishment strategies

2009 CASS training program Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Ecobuildings

2008 CASS training program Sustainable Urban Development and Eco-building, Energy efficiency in building restoration

He currently teaches at the Department of Architecture within the Architecture programme and Advanced Design programme. A track record of his past courses follows:

2019-2020 Materials and Construction Elements design, Degree Programme in Architecture (BA+ MA single cycle)

2019-2020 Technologies for Energy Efficiency within the Sustainable Architecture Design Studio, Degree Programme in Architecture (BA+ MA single cycle)

2019-2020 Sustainable Technologies within Advanced Service Design Studio, Degree Programme in Advanced Design (MA)

2018-2019 Materials and Construction Elements design, Degree Programme in Architecture (BA+ MA single cycle)

2018-2019 Technologies for Energy Efficiency within the Sustainable Architecture Design Studio, Degree Programme in Architecture (BA+ MA single cycle)

2018-2019 Sustainable Technologies within Advanced Service Design Studio, Degree Programme in Advanced Design (MA)

2017-2018 Materials and Construction Elements design, Degree Programme in Architecture (BA+ MA single cycle)

2017-2018 Technologies for Energy Efficiency within the Sustainable Architecture Design Studio, Degree Programme in Architecture (BA+ MA single cycle)

2017-2018 Sustainable Technologies within Advanced Service Design Studio, Degree Programme in Advanced Design (MA)

2016-2017 Materials and Construction Elements design, Degree Programme in Architecture (BA+ MA single cycle)

2016-2017 Technologies for Energy Efficiency within the Sustainable Architecture Design Studio, Degree Programme in Architecture (BA+ MA single cycle)

2015-2016 Materials and Construction Elements design, Degree Programme in Architecture (BA+ MA single cycle)

2015-2016 Technologies for Energy Efficiency within the Sustainable Architecture Design Studio, Degree Programme in Architecture (BA+ MA single cycle)

2014-2015 Materials and Construction Elements design, Degree Programme in Architecture (BA+ MA single cycle)

2014-2015 Technologies for Energy Efficiency within the Sustainable Architecture Design Studio, Degree Programme in Architecture (BA+ MA single cycle)

2013-2014 Materials and Construction Elements design, Degree Programme in Architecture (BA+ MA single cycle)

2013-2014 Technologies for Energy Efficiency within the Sustainable Architecture Design Studio, Degree Programme in Architecture (BA+ MA single cycle)

2012-2013 Operational Architectural Design, Degree Programme in Architecture (BA+ MA single cycle),

2012-2013 Quality in Building Site Practices in Organisation of Building Production, Bachelor Degree Programme in Architecture and building process.

He formerly taught at the IUAV University of Venice, Architecture Programme. The list of the courses follows below:

2011-2012 Construction Elements design in the integrated design studio 1, BA Programme in Architecture

2010-2011 Technologies for Building Renovation Integrated design studio 1, MA Programme in Architecture

2009-2010 Technologies for Building Renovation Integrated design studio 1, MA Programme in Architecture

2008-2009 Technology for Architecture in the integrated design studio 3, MA Programme in Architecture

2006-2007 Technology for Architecture in the integrated design studio 3, MA Programme in Architecture

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