Daniela Sinicropi – Licensed Architect

SinicropiCourses taught at the Institute
Advanced Topical Design Studio: Urban – Assistant Professor
Architectural Structures II

Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, from the University of Florence in collaboration with the University of Braunschweig, Germany

Licensed Architect. University of Florence, 2008 qualifying examination. N° 7446 of the Professional Association of Architects, Planners, Landscapers and Conservers of the Province of Florence, Italy, Section A – 2009

Degree in Architecture from the University of Florence with first class honours (110/110, magna cum laude) – 2008

Relevant Projects / Publications
Freelance architect since 2009, I have been involved in several flat renovations, interior design projects and safety plans for public and private sectors. Together with a research team at the University of Florence, I have published the following articles:
Paradiso, M., Perria, E., Galassi, S., Sinicropi, D., Structural Integrity and Consolidation of the Cathedral of Santiago de Cuba, Congreso Internacional sobre Documentación, Conservación y Reutilización del Patrimonio Arquitectonico, Madrid, Spain 20 -22 June 2013, pp 619-626, ISBN 978-84-15321-73-6
Paradiso, M., Galassi, S., Borri, A., Sinicropi, D., “Reticolatus”: An Innovative Reinforcement for Irregular Masonry – a Numeric Model, Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Structures and Architecture, Guimaraes, Portugal, 24-26 July, 2013, pp. 841- 848, ISBN 978-0-415-66195-9
Perria, E., Sinicropi, D., Paradiso, M., La Catedral de Santiago de Cuba cómo ejemplo emblemático de la diffusión de saberes entre Europa y Latinoamérica, Actas del Octavo Congreso Nacional del Historia de la Construcción, Madrid, Spain, 9-12 October 2013, pp. 853-862, ISBN978-84-9728-476-9
Paradiso, M., Sinicropi, D. Experimental Analysis on Masonry Arches Reinforced with SRP and subjected to Loads and Horizontal Displacements, Libro de Actas, IX Congreso Internacional di Rehabilitación del Patrimonio arquitectónico y edificación, Sevilla, 2008, Tomo I, pp 315-320, ISBN 978-84-612-3459-Z

Most Rewarding Moments
One of the most rewarding moments is when, in the course of the semester, we see how much of what we teach comes out in their design philosophy. The site visits and the field trips are also moments of exposure that they themselves describe as unforgettable!

Favorite Quote
“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.”
Albert Einstein