Dr Alessandro PremierCo-director of the Future Cities Research Hub | Senior Lecturer
Alessandro’s research activities are focused around the architectural integration of advanced technologies and materials for the building envelope. His investigation is aimed at combining high performances and architectural design through the identification and application of design practices for sustainable outcomes. He is interested in how buildings respond to the environment and to the users. The research outcomes are targeting urban regeneration and building retrofit strategies for improving the environmental quality of buildings and places. Alessandro is specialised in the architectural integration of lightweight façade claddings, textile materials, solar shading devices and renewable technologies.
- Advanced façade design
- Responsive architecture
- Smart materials
- Building retrofit
- Sustainable design strategies and innovation
- Colour and light in architecture