Gustavo de Siqueira


Dr.-Ing. Gustavo de Siqueira
Assistant Professor
Department of Urban Planning and Architectural Design

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Short biogaphy:

Dr. -Ing. Gustavo de Siqueira graduated as Architecture and Urban Planner at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro in 2001. After working in working several offices he started his own Architecture company together with Leonardo Costa. Gustavo also holds both a Master Degree (2008) and a Ph.D. (2015) in Adaptive Design from the HafenCity University Hamburg, Germany.

Full CV

  • Diploma , Architecture and Urbanism, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2001.
  • Urban Design
  • Architectural Design
  • Bioclimatic Architecture

Research Areas

  • Complexity of the cities
  • Scale-free urbanism
  • Sustainable Design
  • Passive and low energy Architecture

Research Projects


Peer Reviewed Journals
Conference Papers
  • de Siqueira, G., Dietrich, U. (2014). The comfort range as a nonlinear function and its role on evaluating the design performance of low energy buildings., in Proceedings of WORLD SUSTAINABLE BUILDING 2014 BARCELONA CONFERENCE, Sustainable Building: RESULTS Are we moving as quickly as we should? It’s up to us! (pp. 233–238), Barcelona, 2014. Madrid: GBCe, ISBN: 978-84-697-1815-5.
  • de Siqueira, G., Dietrich, U. (2013). Dividing indoor comfort limits by climate zones and describing it as a curve for the benefit of passive and low-tech architecture design., in Proceedings of PORTUGAL SB13 CONTRIBUTION OF SUSTAINABLE BUILDING TO MEET EU 20-20-20 TARGETS (pp. 107–), Portugal, 2013. : ISBN 978-989-96543-7-2.
  • Roetzel, A., Tsangrassoulis, A., Drakou, A., de Siqueira, G. (2011). Comparison of the EN 15251 and Ashrae Standard 55 adaptive thermal comfort models in the context of a Mediterranean climate, in Proceedings of PLEA 2011, Brussel, 2011.
Other Articles
Published Books

Trainings taken