Emanuele Naboni

Associate Professor, Associate Professor of Sustainable and Climatic Design, MArch, PhD Building Science, LEED AP, Licensed Architect
Architecture and Technology
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Primary research areas

  • Digital Environmental Sustainable Design
  • Urban Adaptation to Climate Change and Carbon Impacts
  • Outdoor Thermal and Visual Comfort
  • Building and Adaptive Facade Daylighting, Thermal Comfort, Energy Impacts
  • Circular Economy and Life Cycle Assesment by Design
  • Human Centric Design and Physiology

Dr Emanuele Naboni (BArch, Dip Arch, MPhil, PhD in Science, LEED AP, Licensed Architect) is, since 2010, Associate Professor at the Institute of Technology of the Royal Danish Academy in Copenhagen, School of Architecture. He teaches and researches in the field of Architectural Technology, Environmental Sustainable Design and Performance Simulation. His speciality is the multiscale setting of sustainable environmental and climatic strategies and the development of specific methods and tools for architects and urban planners. He contributes to several programs at KADK with a major focus on the Master of Architecture of Extreme Environments. 

In 2016/17 is invited Professor at the École Polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne in Lausanne and the Soth East University in Nanching. He is involved in European Projects, including FP7 programs, Cost Actions and Erasmus financed research.  He is the authour of more than 30 peer-reviewed publications and contributed to book for RIBA, Details and Routledge. He co-wrote the book Green Buildings Pay, and he is currently writing the book Tools for Sustainable Design with Taylor and Frances. He is the scientific committee of conferences such as PLEA, IBPSA, CISBAT, SBE and Reviews of Journals such as Energy and Buildings. 

He was a Researcher at the Center for the Built Environment, College of Environmental Design, University of California Berkeley (2012), and Visiting Teacher at the Architectural Association in London (2013) and the Nottingham University (2014). He consulted foremost international architectural offices with his office e3Lab working on about 10 International Masterplan Sustainability Developments, about 50 Green Buildings, and developing a series of components  (www.e3lab.org). Emanuele was sustainable design specialist and analyst at the “Performance Design Studio” of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill LLP (2006-2010) and researcher for the American Department of Energy at the Environment and Energy Technology Department at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) (2004-2006). 

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