Architect and Ph.D. in Environmental Technical Physics, Emanuela Pulvirenti is specialised in lighting design. She has taught lighting design in undergraduate and Master’s courses at the University of Palermo, the Accademia di Brera in Milan, La Sapienza University in Rome, the Lighting Academy in Florence, Istituto Europeo di Design in Milan, and at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Catania.
She is the author of various articles on industry magazines dedicated to lighting design, such as Luce e Design, Flare e Luce , and has written the section on street and pedestrian lighting in the lighting design manual, Manuale di Illuminotecnica, published by Mancosu Editore.
She has designed Urban Lighting Plans for several cities in Lombardy and created lighting projects for cultural heritage sites (including Galleria Vittorio Emanuele in Milan, in collaboration with architect Piero Castiglioni, the Synagogue in Florence, the Tonnara di Favignana (ancient tuna fishery), the Duomo di Monreale, and Villa Romana del Casale).
She also designed several lighting fixtures for Metalspot and Castaldi.