Andrea Giannantoni

Structural engineer in Heritage conservation
Civil Engineer with several post-degree specializations, Mr. Giannantoni has an extensive experience in design, planning and work supervision, both for private and public clients. He is specialized in diagnosis of stability and retrofitting measures of historic buildings in seismic zones; extensive experience in static and dynamic FEM analysis, considering both elastic and non elastic behaviour of the structure. For the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of the University of Perugia, Italy, he has been carrying out many researches regarding the development of innovative techniques related to restoration and structural strengthening of historic buildings with monumental significance. He has published several scientific researches and paper on this subject. He has been lecturer in different specialization courses at the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of the University of Perugia and he is currently lecturer for the Course on structural problems in built heritage within the framework of the Master on “strengthening, restoration and seismic improvement of monumental and historic buildings”. As a UNESCO consultant, he
participated to a mission on April 2006 to Kiev (Ukraine). Moreover he is President and Technical Director of the engineering firm “Servizi di Ingegneria”, Foligno (Italy).
Since 2008, he is Associate Consultant of ARS Progetti for structural assessment, and strengthening for historic building and archaeological complexes.
In the United Arab Emirates, he has carried out the structural assessment of “Sheikh Mohamed Bin Khalifa house in Al Ain” and he is currently implementing the structural assessment of Conservation Consultancy Services for Al Ain Souk and Al Ain National Museum projects”, both funded by the Tourism and Culture Authority of Abu Dhabi.