Diana Tarcatu

Diana joined URBED in February 2021 as a Retrofit designer after graduating with a Masters in Sustainable Architecture from the Centre for Alternative Technology. During this time she was involved in public engagement, consultations and workshops for Machynlleth Masterplan. 

She has a keen interest in reuse in construction and has written her thesis on using tools to reduce embodied emissions using natural materials which fueled her interest in retrofit. Her focus on energy calculations and reducing the performance gap have been the driver to undertake the Retrofit Coordinator course and evidence-based approach to building.  

Diana‚Äôs experience in practice at RM Design Partnership has been on large residential and commercial projects over five years at various stages of construction within the private sector. Alongside her practice she has volunteered for the Museum of Architecture and various charity events to bridge the relationship between public and profession. 

She is a keen runner, potter and has a growing collection of plants she loves to talk about. 

Diana can be contacted on diana@urbed.coop

Diana Tarcatu