7th Scientific Comittee
Born in La Seu d’Urgell in 1946. Architect. Mayor of La Seu d’Urgell from 1983 to 2003. Vice President of the Federació de Municipis de Catalunya from 1983 to 2003. President of the Comissió Interpirinenca de Poders Locals from 1985 to 2003. Secretary General of the Comunitat de Treball dels Pirineus in 2004. Member of the Parliament of Catalonia from 1980-1999. Senator from 2000-2002. General Director of Architecture and Landscape for the Departament de Política Territorial i Obres Públiques of the Generalitat de Catalunya since January 2004. Member of the Reial Acadèmia Catalana de Belles Arts de Sant Jordi.
Architect who received his degree from the School of Architecture of Barcelona (ETSAB) in 1977; from 1986 to 1989, he was head of the Girona Territorial Divisions of Urban Planning of the Autonomous Government of Catalonia. He currently has his own professional practice, which works on architecture and urban planning projects. He has contributed to numerous courses, conferences, and discussions, in addition to publications, with specific focus on themes related to urban and territorial planning. He is currently director of the Landscape Office of the Association of Architects of Catalonia (COAC).
Degree in Architecture (2003) and Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture. Official Master in in Landscape Architecture (2006) and University Master in Urbanism Research (2014) from the ETSAB, Polytechnic University of Catalonia. She is currently an adjunct lecturer at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia UPC-BarcelonaTech.
Member of the Scientific and Executive Committee of the Biennial since its 8th edition.
Coordination and organization of the team (from the 4th edition of the International Landscape Biennial to the current one).
Maria Goula is Associate Professor at the Landscape Architecture Department, CALS, Cornell University. She is also adjunct researcher at the Institute for Research Habitat, Territory and Tourism”, ihtt, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and University of Málaga, developing research on coastal tourism, especially in regard to the interpretation of leisure patterns and coastal dynamics. Foundation member of the International Landscape Architecture Biennial in Barcelona since 2000. Awards: Extraordinary PhD Award UPC in the field of Landscape Design theory in 2009 with her thesis "The other landscapes; readings of the variable image", thesis Directors Rosa Barba, M. de Solà-Morales. Leader, with Jamie Vanucchi, of the “Upstate Archipelago” team Cornell University, [advisors landscape architect Frank Talsma from H+N+S, The Netherlands, and Professor emeritus Ricard Pié]. The design team is one of the finalists for the “Reimagining the New York Canals” state design competition June 2018.
Degree in Architecture in 2003 and Higher Degree as Masters in Landscape Architecture from ETSAB (UPC). She has been awarded with several scholarships such us Mies van der Rohe Foundation (2001), Caja de Arquitectos Foundation (2002), the CRPP and Le:Notre. In 2014 she got her Master in Urban Planning (UPC). Her professional practice has been developed through Ateliers Jean Nouvel (Paris), the CRPP (UPC) and since 2003 through her own Barcelona-based professional practice involving own projects. Marina Cervera is adjunct professor for ETSAB, DUOT, teaching at MBLandArch. She also teaches in Master’s Program in Landscape Architecture (Fundació UPC) and has lectured around the world in conferences, seminars and International workshops. She is also Executive Director of the Landscape Architecture Office at the COAC, and as a Member of the Scientific Committee of the International Biennial of Landscape Barcelona. In the field of professional activism, she is Chair of Professional Practice and Policies of the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA), has been a local contributor to European and local institutions and is a member of several editorial boards of publications related to landscape architecture.
Architect with a degree from ETSAB in 1980; he has been a professor in the Departament d’Urbanisme i Ordenació del Territori (UPC) since 1982. Professor in the Master’s Program in Landscape Architecture at the UPC since 1987. Director of the Master’s Program in Landscape Architecture (UPC) since 2000. Deputy director of the ETSAB from 1997 to 2006 and director of the Graduat Superior course in Landscape Architecture at the UPC from 2000 to 2006. Has helped organize the International Landscape Biennial of Barcelona on 9 occasions since 1999. Adviser to the Barcelona City Council and to COAC’s Oficina de Paisatge. Medalla Col•legi d’Arquitectes de Catalunya 2010.Visiting professor at various universities and cultural institutions around the world since 1980. Founder together with Agata Buscemi of B2B Arquitectes.
Architect. He gained his degree in Architecture at the Barcelona School of Architecture (ETSAB), specializing in Urbanism. He lectures in Projects on the master’s degree course in Landscape Architecture at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.He was awarded with the National Urbanism Prize of the Ministry of Public Works and Urbanism. He received a research grant from the Paul Getty Foundation.Construction and landscaping projects. Territorial and urban planning. Adviser of the Office of Landscape of the Col·legi d’Arquitectes de Catalunya (COAC).
M.Arch. School of Architecture of Barcelona and M.L.A., UPC. Sara Bartumeus is currently an Associate Professor at the School of Architecture-University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, US. Also teaches in Barcelona, both in the Master in Landscape Architecture-UPC (since 1997) and in the Urbanism and Territorial Planning Department-ETSAV (since 2004). She has been a researcher for the LUB-Laboratori d’Urbanisme de Barcelona and a member of the Architecture Committee-Barcelona City Council and of the Advisory Committee in Urban Planning and Landscape-COAC. As principal of Renau Bartumeus Arquitectes, her professional work has involved planning, landscape and architecture projects--social housing, public space, community facilities and exhibition design- -and has been locally and internationally exhibited, published and recognized by public competitions and awards. Her trans-disciplinary research focuses on landscape thresholds, public and collective spaces, that enhance city’s livability, foster community and collective identity and benefit environmental and social cohesion.