Department of Architecture, University of Strathclyde (Scotland)
Architect and urban designer, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Architecture, University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, associate member of the Royal Town Planning Institute and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Ombretta Romice teaches and researches in the areas of sustainable urban design, spatial planning, urban morphology, environmental psychology and user participation in design. She is author of several international publications and monographs, has been keynote in Brazil, South Korea, China, Finland, South Africa, Italy and on the editorial board of international journals. She was President of the International Association for People-Environment Studies and also served on the Board of the Association of European Schools of Planning. With her colleagues at the University of Strathclyde, she has developed a novel approach to design resilient, socially and environmental sustainable cities called ‘Masterplanning for Change’ which came our as book in June 2020 (Romice, Porta, Feliciotti. Masterplanning for Change. Designing the Resilient City. RIBA).