Ombretta Romice


  • United Kingdom

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Personal Statement

Ombretta is Senior Lecturer and past President of IAPS, the International Association for People Environment Studies ( (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 (, and is an Associate member of the Royal Town Planning Institute, and of the Higher Education Academy.

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 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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Projects 2001 2020

Research Output 1999 2020

Open Access

Masterplanning for Change: Designing the Resilient City

Romice, O., Porta, S. & Feliciotti, A., 11 Nov 2019, (Accepted/In press) London.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Activities 2000 2021

International Seminar on Urban Form

Ombretta Romice (Participant), Sergio Porta (Chair), Alessandra Feliciotti (Organiser), Martin Fleischmann (Organiser)
29 Jun 20213 Jul 2021

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganiser of major conference

EAAE European Association for Architectural Education

Ombretta Romice (Keynote/plenary speaker)
26 Aug 202028 Aug 2020

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesKey-note speaker and plenary lectures at conferences


Spatial research for improved community engagement and rationalisation of urban resources.

Ombretta Romice (Participant), Sergio Porta (Participant)

Impact: Impact - for External PortalProfessional practice, training and standards, Environment and sustainability - natural world and built environment