Dr Renata Tubelo is an Assistant Professor in Sustainable Architecture and Climate Literacy at the Department of Architecture and Built Environment of the University of Nottingham.
Renata qualified as an Architect and Urbanist in Brazil in 2008 and is an accredited architect by the Brazilian Council of Architecture and Urbanism. She also holds a MSc qualification in Civil Engineering and a PhD in Architecture.
She teaches in the MArch Architecture and Sustainable Design and MEng Architectural Environment Engineering programmes. Renata has a strong background in research with over 10 years' research experience in building performance evaluation and Fabric First approach. Between 2021 and 2022, she has also been involved as a co-investigator in the Nottingham Carbon Neutral Housing Project.
The project was funded through UK Community Renewal Fund and involved business, academic and research partners. It looked to bridge the current knowledge gap between retrofit theory and practice from the technical and financial perspectives. Renata is also a Certified Passive House Designer by the Passive House Institute.