The Architects’ Council of Europe is the European organisation representing the architectural profession at European level.
Its headquarters and Secretariat are located in Brussels. Its membership currently consists of 43 Member Organisations, which are the regulatory and professional representative bodies in all European Union (EU) Member States, and accession Countries, Switzerland and Norway. Through them, the ACE represents the interests of over 565.000 architects from 31 countries in Europe.
The ACE is the dissemination and communication leader of H2020 Cultural-E project.
Diploma in Architecture, Master of Engineering in Real Estate Economics and Facilities Management, PhD on: ‘Social network analyses of knowledge transfer in sustainable office buildings projects in the UK and Germany’.
Over 15 years’ work experience in different sectors of the built environment, from small independent companies to global blue chip groups in Europe and the US. Expertise on a broad range of sustainability issues in the built environment. Working on various EU funded projects (FP7, H2020, Erasmus+) for over six years, leading work packages on dissemination, exploitation, stakeholder involvement, and policy paper development.
ACE Head of the EU Research Projects
Larissa has eleven years of experience in design and construction. She is passionate about the way BIM is changing the working process within Architectural Practices and in the Construction Industry, and she has a keen interest in sustainable architecture, collaborative design and self-built projects.
She graduated as an Architect and Urbanist with a Masters of Civil Engineering from USP (Brazil), has a Master of Science in Sustainable Environmental Design from the AA School (UK) and has successfully completed the Professional Studies in Architecture – Part 3 programme at UCL (UK).
Larissa De Rosso
ACE Assistant Project Officer and BIM expert
Gloria is an architect with academic background in Italy (Master of Architecture, University of Palermo), France (Erasmus grant, ENSA Marseille), Greece (Erasmus Placement, Athens) and Portugal (Post-Master grant, University of Coimbra).
She worked over 5 years as architect and 3D modeler, focusing on digital technologies applied to cultural heritage and historical buildings, such as photogrammetry, laser scanning, Scan-to-BIM. Gloria conceives architecture and public space as human rights, and took part to participatory design projects which involved the citizens as main actors of the urban space transformation.
ACE Assistant Project Officer