Daldanise Gaia

Gaia Daldanise is an architect and research associate at  CNR – IRISS since December 2017, where she is working since 2014.

She holds a Ph.D. in Architecture (Urban Planning and Evaluation field) at DiARC of Federico II University in Naples with an interdisciplinary thesis on evaluation and management of urban regeneration resources entitled “Community branding for urban regeneration: cultural values and community identity”.

The main scientific interests are about urban strategic planning, governance and management of cultural, environmental, social and economic resources, multi-criteria evaluation approaches and innovation in cultural and creative services. A specific focus concerns the collaborative process in place branding for the management of cultural landscape change.

Since 2016 she is working on the activities of IRISS in the project “Place-based Regeneration Strategies and Participatory Processes”.

She is currently working on the Horizon 2020 project “Circular models Leveraging Investments in Cultural Heritage adaptive re-use (CLIC)” and she worked in international research projects including: “BESECURE Best Practice Enhancers for Security in Urban Environment” and “Estudio de Ia Amenaza Sismica y Vulnerabilidad Fisica del Gran Santo Domingo”.

She collaborates with Universities, research centers and local organizations such as: DiARC – University of Naples Federico II, University of Basilicata (DICEM Department, UNESCO Chair), Matera-Basilicata 2019 Foundation, Legambiente of Pisticci, PLUS Association (Pisticci Sustainable Urban Laboratory), Municipality of Pisticci.

She is author of several published works including articles in journal, volume contributions, conference proceedings, project and research reports andshe participated at international and national conferences.