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Biography Prof Lucelia Rodrigues is the Chair in Sustainable and Resilient Cities at the Department of Architecture and Built Environment of the University of Nottingham, where her research and teaching have a strong focus on environmental design and sustainability. Her work has always been very cross-disciplinary, aiming to inform the sustainable practice of architecture and enhance the quality of the built environment. She is particularly interested in the resilience of communities and buildings in a changing climate and has been involved in several projects focused on different aspects of sustainability, particularly energy, behaviour and comfort.
Research Interests Lucelia's research area is broadly sustainable and resilient cities.

Specific areas of interest include:

- Climate resilience of buildings, particularly in low-energy housing
- Human comfort and overheating
- Community resilience, particularly through energy security
- Modern methods of construction, prefabrication and custom-built homes
- Passive heating and cooling techniques
- Post-occupancy evaluation and the performance gap
- Education for sustainability in architecture
Teaching and Learning Lucelia has been a full-time lecturer in architecture at the University of Nottingham since 2008 where she teaches mostly at post-graduate level with a strong focus on environmental design and sustainable architecture. Her work is very cross-disciplinary, building the link between architecture, building science and renewable energy technologies. She is Course Director for the MArch in Architecture and Sustainable Design.
Scopus Author ID 55174327500