- Phone: +64 7 343 5676
- Email: Andrea Stocchero
- Web: https://nz.linkedin.com/in/andrea-stocchero-ab332960/en
- ORCID: 0000-0003-3212-0763
- Team: Materials Analysis, Characterisation and Testing
- Role: Portfolio Leader, Trees to High Value Wood Products
Andrea Stocchero is Scion’s Sustainability Architect and Portfolio Leader ‘Trees for High Value Wood Products’. He is a registered architect (Italy), specialising in bio-based materials and built environment sustainability.
His research activities focus on wood and bio-products innovations, timber design and construction and circular-regenerative built environment and communities.
The portfolio he is leading aims to maximise social, economic and environmental value across the forest-wood-community integrated value system supporting sustainable development, climate change mitigation and intergenerational wellbeing in Aotearoa New Zealand through trees, forests and wood products innovations.
- Master of Science in Architecture – Istituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia (IUAV), Italy, 2007
- Registered Architect – Order of Architects, Planners, Landscapers and Conservationists of Padova, Italy, 2008
- GBC HOME®AP™ Accredited Professional – Italian Green Building Council, Italy, 2012
- Building Council Authority Leader Accreditation – Regione del Veneto, Italy, 2010
- CasaClima-KlimaHaus Expert Designer – Agenzia CasaClima-KlimaHaus and Provincia Autonoma di Bolzano, Italy, 2009
- Accredited Building Energy Certifier – Regione Lombardia, SACERT-CENED. Milan, Italy, 2008
- Engineered wood products (EWP) and wood-based design and construction technologies
- Low-carbon design & construction and circular built environment strategies
- Sustainable design, building energy efficiency and design and construction
- Building physics and hygrothermal modelling
- Speaker at the Speaker’s Science Forum – Royal Society Te Apārangi, in partnership with the Speaker of the New Zealand Parliament and in association with Science New Zealand, Universities New Zealand and the Independent Research Association of New Zealand. New Zealand Parliament, Wellington, 2021
- Invited speaker at United Nations fora (FAO) to represent New Zealand and the international timber design and construction sector
- Committee Member of the New Zealand Timber Design Society
- Board Member of the New Zealand Passive House Institute, 2015-2021
- Advisory Group Member of BRANZ projects
- Judge for the NZ Wood Resene Timber Design Awards, 2018 and 2020
- Early Career Researcher Award, Science New Zealand, 2018
- Emerging Scientist/Engineering Award, Scion, 2018
- Guest Lecturer, Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government and School of Business and Government
- Guest Lecturer, Master Thesis Examiner and Critic, University of Auckland, School of Architecture and Planning
- Session Chair and Member of the Scientific Committee of the 5th Pacific Timber Engineering Conference, PTEC 2019
- LEED Project Team Leader and construction project manager of the first GBC HOME® project and Europe’s first U.S. LEED for Homes® “Certificate of Compliance LEED PLATINUM® equivalent”, 2012. Project winner of “Leadership in Design and Performance Award 2015” at the Italian Leadership in Green Building Awards 2015
Stocchero, A. (2021). Sustainable wood for a sustainable future. Speaker’s Science Forum – Royal Society Te Apārangi, in partnership with the Speaker of the New Zealand Parliament and in association with Science New Zealand, Universities New Zealand and the Independent Research Association of New Zealand. New Zealand Parliament, Wellington, June 2021.
Symons, K., Stocchero, A., & Buchanan, A. (2020). NZ Wood Timber Design Guides Chapter 2.1 Timber, carbon and the environment. Timber, Carbon and the environment Chapter 2.1 - March 2020. NZ Wood.
Tovey, L, Graichen F, Stocchero A, Karacaoglu G (2020). Circular bioeconomy Q&A. Scion Connections Issue 35, March 2020. Scion, Rotorua, New Zealand.
Harnett, M., Payn, T. W., & Stocchero, A. (2020). Planted forests and carbon. Scion.
Buchanan, A., Stocchero, A. (2019). Embodied carbon in timber buildings. Abstract from 5th Pacific Timber Engineering Conference (PTEC 2019), Section 7B "Implementations", Brisbane, Australia.
Stocchero, A., Rosemeier, K. (2019). Appendix 4: Healthy Homes: Key Parameters and their target performance. In: Emery, T. & McLean, I. (Eds.). (2019). Toitū te kāinga, toitū te ora, toitū te tangata: Healthy homes, healthy people. Report for Building Better Homes, Towns and Cities Kāinga Tahi, Kāinga Rua, 139pgs. Rotorua: Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology.
Stocchero A, Myllynen A, Jeffries B (2018) Going with the grain How wood can help us build a sustainable future. New Generation Plantations (NGP-WWF). Published 21 September 2018.
Gapes D, McGrouther K, Andrews J, Stocchero A, Todd G, Harnett M (2018) Novel wastewater processing: Impact on our cities, infrastructure and society. Building Better Homes Towns and Cities National Science Challenge 11 Report. 16 April 2018. Scion, Rotorua, New Zealand.
Stocchero A, Seadon JK, Falshaw R, Edwards M (2017) Urban Equilibrium for sustainable cities and the contribution of timber buildings to balance urban carbon emissions: A New Zealand case study. Journal of Cleaner Production 143:1001-1010.