Charlotte Bundgaard is director of the Danish Academy in Rome. She holds a Master degree in Architecture, a Bachelor degree in Art History, and a PhD degree in Architecture. She has a long career within research, teaching, and management from Aarhus School of Architecture, Denmark.
Charlotte Bundgaard’s research field is industrial building culture and contemporary perspectives on the transformation of architectural heritage. She has disseminated her research in a number of publications within the fields of industrialised architecture, building culture, sustainability, tectonics, and architectural heritage.
Her present research project, Roma In Situ investigates methods, concepts, and approaches to the transformation of architectural heritage. The project investigates how a transformation of the built heritage in Rome can take place based on contemporary building culture, and with references to the building methods, traditions, and values which were the foundation of the original construction.