Ms Valeria Carnevale

Position: Senior Lecturer in Architecture

College: College of Engineering and Technology

Department: Mechanical Engineering and the Built Environment

Subject area: Architecture and Built Environment

Research Centre: Social, Cultural and Legal Research Centre

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Senior Lecturer in Architecture

Module leader for: Studio Design and PD 1,  Design Analysis and PD, Introduction to Design and Construction Science.

STEM Champion and outreach responsibilities.

Teaching responsibilities

Architecture Design Studio years 1 and 2, History of architecture, Third year dissertations and level 3 Introduction to Design and construction Science.

Professional interests

Architecture and Interior Design 

History and Theory of Architecture

Archaeology and Conservation

Research interests

Roman Glass, glass technology and glass design

Early XX century architecture in Mexico

Roman architecture

Contemporary theories in architecture

Membership of professional bodies

HEA Fellow

IHBC Affiliate Member

Cedula Profesional: Direccion General de Profesiones, Mexico.


BArch + Dip (5 years taught Architecture degree)

Diploma/Certificate in Urban Design

MA in Archaeology

PG cert HE

Recent publications

Collaborator in the book: Remarkable Buildings of the World.

Diatreta Cups, Light in Roman Dining Spaces

To Design or To Draw: Two different verbs, two different abilities, one result

Thinking Architecture as Art: Cesare Brandi and his Conservation Philosophy

Mexico as another non-place: utopia, the museum and the problem of identity

La Enseñanza del Taller de Primer Año a Través de un Sistema Holístico e Interdisciplinario en las Escuela de Arquitectura de la Universidad de Derby y de Nottingham.

Recent conferences

ArchTheo, Istambul 2016

Design Principles and Practice, Vancouver 2014

Additional interests and activities

Archaeological Diggs


Experience in industry

10 years as partner in an Architecture Practice in Mexico City. Most re-knowned clients were: Generali Asicurazione, Mexico; TERPEL S.A. de C.V. Microherros; NYCE Laboratorios; NYCE and MA y P.

International experience

Worked in  Italy for a restauration company participating in the restoration of the frescos of the Cathedral of the city of Novara and architectural surveys.

Partner in Meraz Arquitectos practice in Mexico City especialised in office and housing projects but not exclusive.

Teaching Architecture at the Universidad Anahuac, Mexico.

Teaching at nottingham and Derby Universities.

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