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Ombretta, Reader in Architecture, is an Associate member of the Royal Town Planning Institute, Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, Academic Member of the Academy of Urbanism and past President of IAPS, the International Association for People Environment Studies (www.iaps-association.org) (2008-2012; on Board of Trustees 2004-2008). She also served on the AESOP Board until 2004.
Her teaching and research are in the areas of urban design, environment behaviour studies, urban morphology and user participation in design. She holds a PhD in urban design and a Post Doc in housing and regeneration sponsored by the EU.
She is part of the Urban Design Studies Unit in the Department (www.udsu-strath.com) where she teaches in the MSc in Urban Design, in the MArch in Advanced Architectural Design and across the Department especially in 4th year, in all options to do with urban design and the city and dissertations. She also coordinates the BSc Dissertations and MArch and MSc Thesis.
She regurarly gets nominated in the Strathclyde Teaching Excellence Awards; in 2016, she won the 'Most Innovative Teacher of teh Year".
Ombretta also runs teaching exchange modules in serveral European Countires, and has recently won a Visitng Professorship in Venice.
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Lucas, R. & Romice, O., May 2010, In: Psyecology. Bilingual Journal of Environmental Psychology. 1, 2, p. 263-276 14 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewFile
Preserving the cultural identity of Chinese cities in urban design through a typomorphological approachChen, F. & Romice, O., 2009, In: Urban Design International. 14, 1, p. 36-54 19 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article
Data and code for: "Climate adaptation plans in the context of coastal settlements: the case of Portugal"
Fleischmann, M. (Creator), Romice, O. (Supervisor) & Dal Cin, F. (Creator), University of Strathclyde, 14 Oct 2020
Romice, Ombretta (Recipient), 1 Jan 2016
Prize: Election to learned society
Ombretta Romice (Peer reviewer)1 Apr 2023 → 9 Sep 2023
Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work types › Membership of peer review panel or committee
Impact: Impact - for External Portal › Professional practice, training and standards, Environment and sustainability - natural world and built environmentFile