Chiara Vittucci

Principal Researcher


Chiara joined Citydesigner as our principal researcher in 2006. She has a BA in Fine Art and has worked for various practices in the architectural and heritage field. Her work at Citydesigner involves overseeing the firm’s research and dealing with the more complex heritage investigations. Through her in-depth knowledge of national, local and academic archives she gathers detailed material, interpreting and presenting findings through the analysis of publications, maps, architectural drawings, photographic surveys and planning and archival records.

Chiara specialises in heritage-based projects, examples include: preparing independent, evidence-based studies of a site’s history; assessing a site or building’s heritage significance; advising on the listability of buildings; producing supporting documentation for planning applications, such as the modern extensions to a Grade I listed building in Bath; and assessing the character and appearance of conservation areas.