MARIA CHIARA TORRICELLI

MARIA CHIARA TORRICELLI
Honorary Professor
University of Florence

Maria Chiara Torricelli is Honorary Professor of the University of Florence Italy. She is Former Member of the Department of Architecture (DiDA) of the University of Florence
and Professor of Architectural Technology (until 31.10.2017).

Member of the TESIS (Interuniversity Research Centre on Technologies and Systems for Social and Health Structures).

Representative University of Florence in the Board of Directors of the Foundation for Research and Innovation of the University of Florence.

Member of the ANVUR (National Agency for the Evaluation of Universities and Research Institutes) Experts Committee for the Architecture Research Area in the Research Quality Evaluation (VQR) 2011-2014 and 2004-2010.

Member of the Italian Society of Architectural Technology SITdA.

Member of the Association Italian Network  Life Cycle Assessment.

Member of the CNETO -National Centre for Hospital Buildings and Technology.

Member of the technical group of ITACA for the definition of Italian ecolabels  for buildings.

Expert Member of the Technical Committee of the European Commission for Standardization, CEN TC 350 Sustainability of Construction Works (2008 – 2014)

Expert Member of evaluation team of technical offers in many tenders for Hospital Buildings.

Main research lines: Health Care Buildings; Built Environment Sustainability, Building Systems, Products  and Materials Innovation and Standardization.

In the field of Health Care Buildings is author of scientific books and papers, such as  Lo spazio dei diritti. L’effettività del diritto alla salute nelle strutture ospedaliere (Edi Toscana 2013), “Edilizia Sanitaria” , inM. Zaffagnini (editor) Manuale di Progettazione Edilizia (Hoepli1992), “Tipologie edilizie e architettura degli ospedali” , “La riqualificazione degli ospedali esistenti”, “Tecnologie dell’edilizia ospedaliera”, in F. Terranova (editor) Edilizia per la sanità, – (UTET 2005).