Luisa Pastore

Scientific Coordinator, Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction

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    Regional Holcim Awards jury meetings, Eclépens, Switzerland - July 2020.

    Luisa Pastore, Scientific Coordinator, Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction.

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    Luisa Pastore led a team who examined responses by each project team to the Environmental Impact / Circularity & Lifecycle performance of their project.

Luisa Pastore is Scientific Coordinator of the Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction and Scientific Collaborator at the Smart Living Lab of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Switzerland.

Last updated: October 29, 2022 Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland

Luisa Pastore is an architectural engineer specialized in sustainable architecture, bioclimatic design, and comfort in buildings.

She is a Lecturer at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) and Project Manager of the SWICE (Sustainable Wellbeing for the Individual and the Collectivity in the Energy transition) research project at the Smart Living Lab, EPFL.

She is also an Impact and Sustainability Advisor at Amber Lion Partners (2021-).

She co-founded SBskin-Smart Building Skin (2013), a technological start-up based in Palermo, Italy for the development of innovative and energy-efficient building façade components. With her entrepreneurial idea, she was awarded as Innovator Under 35 Italy 2014 by MIT Technology Review Italy.

Luisa Pastore completed a PhD in Architecture at the University of Palermo (2014), followed by post-doctoral studies at the Interdisciplinary Laboratory of Performance-Integrated Design (LIPID), EPFL.

She is currently the Scientific Coordinator of the Holcim Foundation and was minute keeper of the five regional Holcim Awards juries 2020 and the Global Holcim Awards jury of 2021.