Dr. Chiara Catalano

Dr. Chiara Catalano

Dr. Chiara Catalano
ZHAW Life Sciences und Facility Management
Grüental
8820 Wädenswil

+41 (0) 58 934 59 71
chiara.catalano@zhaw.ch

Persönliches Profil

Arbeits- und Forschungsschwerpunkte, Spezialkenntnisse

Living Architecture - Urban Ecology - Ecosystem Services - Ecological Design

Aus- und Fortbildung

2017 PhD - Title of the dissertation: "Biodiverse green roofs in Mediterranean climate input and lessons learned from Germany and Switzerland"
2013 till current time - PhD student in Technologies for Sustainability and Land Restoration - Università degli Studi di Palermo - Dipartimento di Scienze Agrarie e Forestali - Italy
2012 - Master of second level in Eco engineering and Land Restoration - Università degli studi di Palermo - Dipartimento di Scienze Naturali Fisiche e Matematiche - Italy
2008 - Master in Architecture (Urban Planning, Building Design and Restoration) - Università degli studi di Catania - Italia
2000 - Liceo Scientifico - Catania - Italia

Beruflicher Werdegang

2017 till now - Employed as Researcher at ZHAW
2014-2016 - Employed as Assistant Researcher (Doktorandin) at ZHAW
2007-2011 - Freeland Architect by studiodeda eco-engineering office in Catania (Sicily)

Mitglied in Netzwerken

Projekte

Mitarbeit an folgenden Projekten

Publikationen

Beiträge, peer-reviewed

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I tetti verdi di tipo estensivo: biodiversità ad alta quota

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Reticula, 12 1-10. Peer reviewed.

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Thirty years of unmanaged green roofs: ecological research and design implications

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Landscape and Urban Planning, 149 11-19. Peer reviewed.

Beiträge, nicht peer-reviewed

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A plant sociological approach for extensive green roofs in Mediterranean areas

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11th Annual Green Roof & Wall Conference San Francisco

Übrige Publikationen

Posters
- Catalano, C. (2017). Can soil-based green roofs sustain Mediterranean dry grasslands of the AU-Habitat 6220*?. Poster at COST FP1204: Nature based solutions for sustainable and resilient cities, Orvieto, 7/4.04.2017

Conference, Seminar and Workshop presentations

- Catalano, C. (2017). Extensive green roofs: stepping stones for Habitat of Community Importance. Seminar "Green Roof and Biodiversity", Presentation at Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR), Pisa, 03.04.2017
- Catalano, C. (2017). Verde pensile estensivo ad alto valore ecologico in ambiente mediterraneo. Presentation at Vestire il Paesaggio, Pistoia. 14.06.2017
- Catalano, C. (2017). Urban stepping stones of 92/43/EEC habitats can be established on green roofs in temperate and Mediterranean cities, through the interaction of plant sociology, land restoration and ecological design. Presentation at the 60th Annual symposium of the International Association of Vegetation Science (IAVS), Parallel session green infrastructure and vegetation science. Palermo, 21.06.2017
- Catalano, C. (2017). Biodiverse green roofs in temperate and Mediterranean climate. Presentation at End of Project Seminar for the LIFE12 ENV/MT/000732, Life Med Green Roof Project, Malta. 20.07.2017
- Catalano, C. (2017). Biodiverse green roofs. Workshop with visitors from Täby Municipality (Sweeden). Presentation at Toni Areal, Zurich, 28.08.2017
- Catalano, C. (2017). Biosolar green roof: Innovation in Integrating Biodiversity with Technology. Presentation at the 4th International Skyrise Greenery Conference. Green Urbanscape Asia, Singapore 10.11.2017


Publikationen vor Tätigkeit an der ZHAW

Catalano, C., Aprile, S., Guarino, R. (2013). Verde pensile estensivo ad alto valore ecologico in ambiente mediterraneo: aspetti progettuali e funzionali. In Moccia F., D. (eds), Città sobria. Collana: Governo del territorio e progetto urbano - Studi e Ricerche, 7, 489-497. Edizioni Scientifiche Italiane, ISBN 978-88-495-2738-4. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.5035.7520