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ProfessorZanelli Alessandra
QualificationFull professor full time
Belonging DepartmentDipartimento di Architettura, Ingegneria delle Costruzioni e Ambiente Costruito
Scientific-Disciplinary SectorICAR/12 - Architectural Technology
Curriculum VitaeDownload CV (694.41Kb - 13/03/2020)

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Architecture, Built Environment & Constrction Engineering Department02.2399.5135Edificio NAVEThursdayFrom 08:00
To 09:30
02.2399.513502.2399.5135to arrange an appointment, please send an e-mail
Professor's personal websitehttp://www.textilearchitecture.polimi.it/research/alessandrazanelli/

Data source: RE.PUBLIC@POLIMI - Research Publications at Politecnico di Milano

List of publications and reserach products for the year 2021 (Show all details | Hide all details)
Type Title of the Publicaiton/Product
Journal Articles
A review on fabrication and applications of textile envelope integrated flexible photovoltaic systems (Show >>)

List of publications and reserach products for the year 2020 (Show all details | Hide all details)
Type Title of the Publicaiton/Product
Contributions on scientific books
Multi-criteria analysis method for the preliminary design of a hospital structure (Show >>)
Conference proceedings
Re-Manufacturing Best Practices and Transferable Criteria for the Construction Sector (Show >>)
CO*RE3. Co-llaborative, Re-novation, Re-action, Re-cycle (Show >>)
Journal Articles
A removable textile hybrid structural screen for the windows of Castello Sforzesco, Milan: when experimental metrics inform the bespoke ‘design-to-construction’ process in historical contexts (Show >>)
Fog and Dew Harvesting: Italy and Chile in Comparison (Show >>)
Material saving and building component efficiency as main eco-design principles for membrane architecture: case - studies of ETFE enclosures (Show >>)
Measuring the thermal resistance of double and triple layer pneumatic cushions for textile architectures (Show >>)
Temporactive pavilion: second design-to-construction loop of an ultra-lightweight temporary architecture (Show >>)

List of publications and reserach products for the year 2019 (Show all details | Hide all details)
Type Title of the Publicaiton/Product
Sense of knit (Show >>)
Contributions on scientific books
BIM Management Guidelines of the Construction Process for General Contractors (Show >>)
Closing the Loops in Textile Architecture: Innovative Strategies and Limits of Introducing Biopolymers in Membrane Structures (Show >>)
Metodo di analisi multicriterio per la progettazione preliminare di una struttura ospedaliera (Show >>)
Novel Textile-Based Solutions of Emergency Shelters: Case Studies and Field Tests of S(P)EEDKITS Project (Show >>)
Conference proceedings
A lightweight textile device for urban microclimate control and thermal comfort improvement: concept project and design parameters (Show >>)
A tensile screen for the windows of Castello Sforzesco: integrating anemometric, optical and mechanical tests in the early-stage design of bespoke textile hybrid structures in historical contexts (Show >>)
Eco-design principles for a preliminary eco-efficiency assessment in the design phase: application on membrane envelopes (Show >>)
Extreme Soft Skins: Multilayered ETFE for Challenging Environments (Show >>)
Finite-element analysis and design optioneering of an emergency tent structure (Show >>)
Innovative Refugee Shelter Design with Pneumatic Sandwich Structure (Show >>)
Parametric design and LCA for temporary structures: structural material options and optimization of multiple installation cycles using genetic algorithm (Show >>)
Removable textile devices to improve the energy efficiency of historic buildings (Show >>)
TemporActive Pavillion: first loop of design and prototyping of an ultra-lightweight temporary architecture (Show >>)
Thermal performance of pneumatic cushions: an experimental evaluation (Show >>)
Editorship of scientific books
SOFTENING THE HABITATS - Sustainable innovation in minimal mass structures and lightweight architectures (Show >>)

List of publications and reserach products for the year 2018 (Show all details | Hide all details)
Type Title of the Publicaiton/Product
Contributions on scientific books
Textiles and Archaeological Sites: Towards a Methodology for Designing Lightweight Protective Structures (Show >>)
Conference proceedings
Designing for Urban Resilience: Selected Concepts from Architecture Technology Practice and from System Theories of Emergence (Show >>)
Where design meets construction: a review of bending active structures (Show >>)
Journal Articles
Experimental investigation of the mechanical robustness of a commercial module and membrane-printed functional layers for flexible organic solar cells (Show >>)
Structural membranes in architecture: An eco-efficient solution for the future? (Show >>)
Varianti compositive del laterizio. (Show >>)

List of publications and reserach products for the year 2017 (Show all details | Hide all details)
Type Title of the Publicaiton/Product
Conference proceedings
Application and validation of eco-efficiency principles to assess the design of lightweight structures: case studies of ETFE building skins (Show >>)
Designing and prototyping of a novel textile-based 3D panel (Show >>)
From arazzo to textile based innovative system for energy efficiency of listed buildings (Show >>)
Innovative Cable Net Curved-Glass Photovoltaic Façade (Show >>)
Project development of an ultra-lightweight bending-active temporary structure (Show >>)
Journal Articles
Acciaio e tessili per un’infrastruttura evocativa: Pattern Design Limited + schlaich bergermann partner / Steel and textiles for an evocative infrastructure: Pattern Design Limited + schlaich bergermann partner (Show >>)
Characterization of aged textile for archeological shelters through thermal, optical and mechanical tests (Show >>)
Development of a Super-insulating, Aerogel-based Textile Wallpaper for the Indoor Energy Retrofit of Existing Residential Buildings (Show >>)
Il laterizio oltre la convenzione. (Show >>)
Knowledge transfer into a system design process: the case study of S(p)eedkits - rapid deployable kits as seeds of self-recovery (Show >>)
Wet Curtain Wall: A Novel Passive Radiant System for Hot and Dry Climates (Show >>)
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