Luca Ginoulhiac   architect


Name and surname: LUCA GINOULHIAC
Address: Grondalsvagen 182 - 11769 Stockholm (Sweden)

Summary of relevant work experiences

March 22 -

Infrastructure, Shelter and Settlement Technical Advisor for Catholic Relief Services - Humanitarian Response Department (

Feb 22 

Settlement Planning Officer for MSB Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency ( seconded to UNCHR in Djibouti:
Site visits and interaction with local stakeholders to provide technical inputs for Djibouti UNHCR Refugee Contingency Plan. 

Jun - Nov 21 

Site planner for MSB seconded to IOM in Beira, Mozambique:
Site planning activities with local stakeholders to define viable options and strategies to achieve Durable Solutions in selected resettlement sites.

Feb 17 - Jun 20

Architectural project developer for Wahlin Arkitekter ( in Stockholm, Sweden:
Development of construction details for the new Port of Stockholm and for other buildings in Sweden.

Dec 14 - Jul 16

Architectural project developer for Arkitekt Michael Donalds ( in Mariehamn, Finland:
Design of new private residences and other buildings in Aland.

Dec 13 - Nov 14
Architectural project developer for SAT arkitekter ( in Mariehamn, Finland:
Design of new private residences and other buildings in Aland.

Sep 14
Consultant for UNICEF Supply Division ( to support construction workshop in Dakar, Senegal:
Preparation and facilitation of sessions on construction principles, project strategy and proposal, roles and responsibilities of partners, procurement and contract management, monitoring and quality assurance.

Dec 12 - Feb 13
Consultant on infrastructure for UNICEF in Burundi:
Provision of tools and recommendations for the management and the implementation of construction projects including preselection of local construction companies and elaboration of a road map towards the development of national school construction standard. 

Sept 07 - May 12
Construction Works Specialist for UNICEF in Rwanda:
Design of proposals, elaboration of technical specifications, bills of quantities, bidding documents, contracts, monitoring tools and supervision of local teams for the construction and rehabilitation of hundreds of Child Friendly infrastructure in primary schools, hospitals, health centers and early childhood development centers. Upstream activities with the Ministry of Education for the joint elaboration of national Child Friendly infrastructure policies and standards adopted by the Government in 2009 for the construction of more than 12,000 classrooms and hundreds of toilet blocks in primary and lower-secondary schools.

Oct 06 - Aug 07
Freelance in Nairobi, Kenya: Design of a new private residence in Nairobi.

May 05 - Aug 06
Project Manager for Urban Infrastructure and Services (markets, slaughterhouses, waste management) for UNA Consortium under the SUDP - Urban Development Programme for the Somali region leads by UN-HABITAT in partnership with ILO, UNICEF and Novib in 11 towns of Somaliland and Puntland regions, Somalia:
Umbrella framework programme aiming at supporting the development of urban areas through strengthening urban institutions with focus on urban governance, urban management, strategic local projects and indicators.

Jan - Dec 04
Project Manager for CESVI Cooperazione e Sviluppo ( in Uige, Angola:
Construction and rehabilitation of nine local facilities such as primary schools, health centers and maternity pavilions.

Jan - Sept 03
Project Manager / Water Expert for COOPI Cooperazione Internazionale ( in South of Lebanon: Construction of six kilometers sewerage and other minor work in six unofficial Palestinian gatherings.

July - Dec 02
Professional practice at the CEPAL-ECLAC Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean ( of United Nations - Division of Environment and Human Settlements in Santiago, Chile:
Investigation work on the Chilean social housing policies market based on the subsidy directed to the demand and on the urban planning legislative framework of Latin American countries for the XI MINURVI.

June 02
Voluntary collaboration with COREDUCAR Corporation for Empowerment and Educational Development in Cartagenas de Indias, Colombia:
Preparation and submission of grant proposal to the Inter-American Foundation for an urban 
development project for the IDPs area in the district of San Jos de los Campanos.

March 01 - Sept 01
Technical expert / Training responsible for CESVI in Guluj, Eritrea:
Investigation work in collaboration with UN-Habitat for the promotion of local sustainable technique of construction in the frame of the UNDP PoWER programme. 
Responsible for training local builders to construct low-cost housing for returnees.

Jan 01 - Febr 01
Architectural project developer for Enrico Dodi architect in Milan, Italy:
International architecture competition for a new Archaeological Museum in Vicenza.

April 00 - Dec 00
Programme coordinator / Civil Work Expert for COOPI in Gjakova, Kosovo:
Rehabilitation and equipment of five primary schools. Funds raising and construction of a private house for an indigent family. 

Oct 99 - April 00
Architectural project developer for Teresa Arslan architect in Bergamo, Italy:
Design of a new private residence in Bergamo.

Jan 99 - Nov 99
Architectural project developer for Room 4.1.3. Pty Ltd and Terragram Pty Ltd - Design of Environments in Sydney, Australia:
Design and architectural projecting for landscaping and buildings, national and international competitions.

Nov 98 - Jan 99
Architectural project developer for Gordon+Valich architects in Sydney, Australia:
Design and architectural projecting for residential and public buildings, national and international competitions.

Nov 96 - Nov 98
Architectural project developer for Carrara and Cucini architects in Bergamo, Italy:
Design and architectural projecting for residential and public buildings, national and international competitions.

1995 - Nov 96
Collaboration with firm of architecture Ginoulhiac+Arslan in Bergamo, Italy.


Various online courses on humanitarian topics : Site planning, DRR, security in the field, cash based intervention, gender, Sphere. 

Nov 01 - Dec 02
Second Level Master Course for Experts in Urban and Regional Planning in Developing Countries at the IUAV University Institute of Architecture of Venice, Italy.

1989 - 1997
Bachelor of Architecture, specialization in Architectural Projecting, at the Polytechnic of Milan, Faculty of Architecture, Italy.


Mother tongue: Italian.
Other languages: English, French, Swedish, Spanish and Portuguese fluent.

Updated: Stockholm, April 2022

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