IRIDRA

Nature-based solutions - Sustainable water management

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Address Via Alfonso la Marmora, 51 - 50121 - Florence

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Staff

IRIDRA is an engineering firm with twenty years of experience in nature-based solutions and is composed by a multidisciplinary pool of professionals. IRIDRA is able to do all the activities required for the analysis, planning, design, and work supervision of solutions related to a sustainable water management approach.

CEO: Nicola Martinuzzi (Founding partner)

martinuzzi webMechanical Engineer

Expert in consultancy, design and construction management of hydraulic systems, works and networks, treatment wetland systems, design with naturalistic engineering techniques, safety in construction sites and plants and development of sustainable water cycle management strategies.

Skills:

  • quality area manager
  • design and construction supervision
  • responsible for safety on construction sites
  • health and Safety manager
  • contracts


Technical Director: Fabio Masi (Founding partner)

masi webEnvironmental Chemist - PhD

Author of studies and research on constructed wetlands and expert in process sizing; PhD in Environmental Sciences; consultant and contract researcher; lecturer in international I and II level Masters; Ex-President of the IWA Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control specialist group. Vice President of Global Wetland Technologies. IWA Fellow.

Skills:

  • R&D&I area manager
  • Design of treatment wetlands and other Nature-based solutions (NBS)
  • Project management
  • European and international projects
  • Water quality monitoring

CV Fabio Masi [Updated 09/2020]

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Giulio Conte (Founding partner)

conte webBiologist

Expert in the ecology of aquatic ecosystems. Partner and technical director of Ambiente Italia srl. Founding member of the Italian Center for River Requalification. Member of the Technical Support Unit of the National Observatory of River Contracts. Author of “Nuvole e sciacquoni: come usare meglio l'acqua, in casa e in città” (Clouds and flushing: how to use water better, at home and in the city). Ambiente 2008 editions.

Skills:

  • marketing area manager
  • river and aquatic ecosystems restoration
  • water quality monitoring, bioindicators
  • planning and elaboration of sustainable management strategies of the water cycle
  • design of NBS for sustainable water management
  • policy and legislation aspects
 

 



Riccardo Bresciani (Partner)

bresciani webEngineer for the Environment and the Territory

Expert in studies, process sizing, design, construction management of plants, hydraulic works and networks,treatment wetland systems for wastewater and rainwater, safety on construction sites, development of sustainable management strategies for the water cycle.

Skills:

  • head of the design service
  • manager of the ISO 9000 Quality system
  • design of treatment wetlands and other Nature-based solutions (NBS)
  • design of wastewater treatment plants
  • design of sustainable urban drainage systems
  • design of natural swimming pools
 

 



Ivano Filippini  (Partner)

ivano  webSurveyor

Expert in plano-altimetric topographic surveys, land registry and municipal practices, metric calculations, work accounting, constructed wetlands systems for wastewater and rainwater, assistance to construction site management.

Skills:

  • cad designer
  • bill of quantities and work accounting
  • assistance to the construction management

 


 



Anacleto Rizzo (Partner)

rizzo 2  webHydraulic civil engineer - PhD

Expert in Nature-bases solutions (NBS), constructed wetlands, Sustainable urban Drainage Systems (SuDS), Green-Blue Infrastructure.

Skills:

  • design of treatment wetlands and other Nature-based solutions (NBS)
  • advanced numerical modeling
  • research, development and dissemination
  • training
  • data processing and analysis
  • co-design and citizen engagement

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Alessia Menin

Alessia Menin  webArchitect

Achievement of a level II Master in Bioecological Architecture and Technological Innovation for the Environment, expert in Nature-Based Solutions integrated with architectural, urban and landscape design.

Skills:

  • Architectural design
  • Photo insertions and graphics for posters
  • 3d modeling and photorealistic rendering
  • Landscape reports, practices of certified notice of commencement of work

 


 



Luisa Cavalieri

Luisa Cavalieri  webSurveyor

Expert in plano-altimetric topographic surveys, land registry and municipal practices, bill of quantities, work accounting

Skills:

  • cad designer
  • bill of quantities and work accounting
  • geographic information systems (QGis and ArcGIS)

 


 



Angela Petruzziello

Angela PetruzzielloHydraulic civil engineer

Graduated from the Polytechnic of Turin, with particular skills in the modeling and design of sustainable urban drainage systems and constructed wetland plants for wastewater treatment.

Skills:

  • design of constructed wetland plants and NBS solutions
  • data processing and analysis
  • Technical drawing using AutoCAD software
  • geographic information systems (QGis and ArcGIS)
  • modeling of hydraulic engineering interventions through the use of SWMM, EPANET, HEC-RAS software

 


 



Kathryn Rivai 

Katie Rivai  webEnvironmental engineer

Graduated from the University of Bologna, with particular skills in the design of sustainable urban drainage systems and constructed wetland plants for wastewater treatment. Bilingual (Italian / English)

Skills:

  • design of constructed wetland plants and NBS solutions
  • data processing and analysis
  • geographic information systems (QGis and ArcGIS)

 


 



Other professionals of Bios-IS Srl

Logo bios is  webIRIDRA Srl is a subsidiary of Bios-IS Srl Bios-IS Srl (www.bios-is.it), an engineering firm expert in all areas of interest in environmental sustainability. IRIDRA Srl makes use, if necessary, of the vast multidisciplinary group of professionals of Bios-IS Srl, including (in alphabetical order):

  • Barbara Bonadies: architect, expert in green facades and green roofs
  • Francesco Cintelli : geologist
  • Francesco Marinelli: civil engineer, expert in river planning
  • Giacomo Pecchioli: engineer for the environment and the territory, expert in energy efficiency
  • Giordano Fossi : agronomist, expert in river requalification, green requalification and urban gardens
  • Giuliano Trentini: civil hydraulic engineer, expert in redevelopment
  • Ilaria Principi : biologist, expert in European planning
  • Manrico Benelli : biologist, expert in the management of environmental resources and NBS in the coastal area
  • Marcello Cei : electronic engineer
  • Ludovico Susani : chemist, expert in energy efficiency