Elisabetta Carattin

Elisabetta Carattin

Architect + Ph.D. Expert in Safety, Wayfinding and Usability of the built environment

Venice Area, Italy

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Elisabetta Carattin's Overview


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Elisabetta Carattin's Summary

Elisabetta Carattin is a licensed professional architect and has her Ph.D. in Architectural Technologies from IUAV University of Venice. She has worked, since 2006, as a researcher and teaching assistant in the field of architectural technologies and materials, expecially in the field of fire safety, accessibility and sustainablity.

Her principal interest is the interaction of the built environment with the safe design and use of structures. To this date her research has been into wayfinding in a variety of settings and fires related to a variety of architectural materials, systems and design. A published expert and lecturer on wayfinding criteria for built environments as well as human behavior in emergencies. Elisabetta Carattin focuses her research efforts particularly on wayfinding specific to emergency egress in complex environments.

Elisabetta Carattin's Experience

Educational Institution; 501-1000 employees; Design industry

April 2011March 2014 (3 years)

Research of Fire Safety Design, Wayfinding and Sustainability

Teaching assistant

Università IUAV di Venezia, Facoltà di Architettura

January 2007March 2014 (7 years 3 months)

- Building System Design
- Sustainable Design
- Structural typologies

Ph.D. Candidate

Università IUAV di Venezia

Educational Institution; 501-1000 employees; Design industry

January 2008March 2011 (3 years 3 months)

Ph.D. on architectural technologies.

Freelance architect

Studio di architettura Spazio Sud s.r.l.

November 2009March 2010 (5 months)

Collaboration in designing the exhibition for Gualtiero Marchesi at Castello Sforzesco, Milan, April 17, 2010 - October 20, 2010

Freelance architect

Officina 1159 srl

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Events Services industry

January 2009October 2009 (10 months)

Temporary architecture design

Government Agency; 1001-5000 employees; Research industry

June 2009June 2009 (1 month)

Research on topics related to wayfinding and human behavior in fire.

Graduate Research Assistant

Università IUAV di Venezia

Educational Institution; 501-1000 employees; Design industry

April 2007December 2007 (9 months)

Research on innovative glass enclosures at:
- IUAV University
- Permasteelisa Group
- CWCT (Centre for window and cladding technologies, Bath, UK)

Elisabetta Carattin's Organizations

  • Society for Experiential Graphic Design

    Professional Member
    • January 2013 to Present


  • SILC Spatial Intelligence and Learning Center

    • September 2010 to Present


Elisabetta Carattin's Publications

Elisabetta Carattin's Certifications

  • Licensed professional architect

    • Ordine degli Architetti, Pianificatori, Paesaggisti e Conservatori della Provincia di Venezia (sezione A settore Architettura)
    • License 4270
    • January 2007
  • Abilitazione al servizio di Responsabile del Servizio di Prevenzione e Protezione Aziendale - RSPP

    • EBT Ente Bilaterale per il Turismo dell'area veneziana
    • June 2008

Elisabetta Carattin's Skills & Expertise

  1. Architectural Design
  2. Sustainable Design
  3. Sustainability
  4. Wayfinding
  5. Fire Safety
  6. Urban Design
  7. Architectures
  8. Design Thinking
  9. Design Research
  10. Urbanism
  11. Environmental Design
  12. Research
  13. Sustainable Architecture
  14. Architecture
  15. Architectural Technology
  16. Urban
  17. 3D rendering
  18. Architectural Drawings
  19. Urban Planning
  20. Modeling
  21. ArchiCAD
  22. AutoCAD Architecture
  23. Design Management
  24. Rendering
  25. Green Building
  26. 3D visualization
  27. Hazard Analysis
  28. Teaching
  29. Design Consulting
  30. Universal Design
  31. Holistic Health
  32. SketchUp
  33. Comprehensive Planning
  34. Concept Design
  35. CAD
  36. Writing
  37. Holistic Approach
  38. Proven ability to perform in deadline environments
  39. Inclusive design
  40. Emergency wayfinding
  41. Fire risk analysis

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Elisabetta Carattin's Education

Università IUAV di Venezia

Ph.D., Architectural Technology


Thesis Title:
Wayfinding design criteria for the design of complex environments.

Università IUAV di Venezia

M.Sc, Architecture


Thesis title: Design project of Modular Fibre Reinforced Plastic emergency shelters

Liceo Scientifico Statale P. Paleocapa Rovigo

Maturità scientifica, High school degree with science concentration


Elisabetta Carattin's Languages

  • Inglese

    (Full professional proficiency)
  • Francese

    (Elementary proficiency)
  • Italiano

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)

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