8th Lecturers

Lisa Diedrich

Lisa Diedrich studied architecture and urbanism in Paris, Marseille and Stuttgart, science journalism in Berlin, and landscape architecture at the University of Copenhagen, where she received her doctoral degree. She currently works as a professor of landscape architecture at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in Alnarp/ Malmö and as editor-in-chief of the book series Landscape Architecture Europe (Fieldwork/ On Site/ In Touch/ On The Move) and as co-editor-in-chief, with Harry Harsema, of ’scape the international magazine for landscape architecture and urbanism.

Antonio Presti

Lecturer 8

Antonio Presti is a Sicilian artist-patron, who decided to dedicate his whole self for the triumph of art and culture in all its forms. President of the Foundation Fiumara d’Arte, has been engaged for years in Italy and around the world to create awareness related to culture, but above all a spirit of ethics, which is formed through a different relationship with their beauty. Among the initiatives: the creation of the park of sculptures in the Valley of the Nebrodis in Sicily Fiumara d’Arte, the Museum of Contemporary Art Atelier sul Mare (Castel di Tusa, ME), etc.

Francesc Muñoz

Lecturer 8

Francesc Muñoz. PhD in Geography and Professor in the Autonomous University of Barcelona since 1995. He is specialized in urban design and design of territorial strategies; he has participated in different tasks of European Council related to these questions. Now, he is director of the Observatory of Urbanism and the Master of Interventions and Landscape Management, both in the Autonomous University of Barcelona.

Yael Moria - Klein

Lecturer 8

Yael Moria-Klain is a Professor of landscape architecture at the Technion – The Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa. She is a practicing landscape architect and is partner at Moria-Sekely Landscape Architecture, the firm behind many of Israel’s major urban landscaping projects. Moria-Klain is a researcher and curator in the architecture and public space field. She received her master’s degree in Architecture & Urban Culture from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.

Enric Granell

Lecturer 8

Born in Barcelona in 1955. Enric is architect and professor of History of Art and Architecture in the School of Architecture of Barcelona. He has curated several exhibitions. He has many texts published in magazines: Carrer de la ciutat, Insula, Rey lagarto, Dyonisos, Arquitecturas bis, Casabella, etc.

Claude Eveno

Lecturer 8

Urbanist, writer. Former editor of Cahiers du CCI and Monumental, he was program adviser at France Culture and director of studies at the National School of Industrial Creation and professor at the National School of Nature and Landscape. His publications include: “Un amateur d’architecture”, L’Imprimeur, 1994 “Regarder le paysage”, Gallimard, 2010 “Histoires d’espaces”, Sens & Tonka, 2012 “Un monde avant”, Bourgois, 2013.

Sun Libo - CABP

Lecturer 8

Mr. Sun Libo was born in August 1963. He is senior economist, and won the special allowance of the State Council, the Leading Talents Award of National Press and Publication Administration, now works as Vice President of China Architecture & Building Press.Mr. Sun Libo has been engaged in publishing management for a long time, primarily in charge of production and quality management. He devoted himself to promote the standardization & normalization, openness and fairness in publishing field.

Xiangrong Wang - JCHLA

Xiangrong Wang is professor of School of Landscape Architecture, Beijing Forestry University, founder and principal of Atelier DYJG, vice president of Chinese Society of Landscape Architecture (CHSLA) (2008-18), chairman of Territorial Landscape Committee, CHSLA, vice chairman of Education Committee, CHSLA, the editor-in-chief of Chinese Landscape magazine, the founding editor-in-chief of Landscape Architecture journal, and Fellow of Landscape Institute of UK.

He obtained BLA from the College of Architecture and Urban Planning of Tongji University Shanghai in 1983, MLA from School of Landscape Architecture of Beijing Forestry University in 1986, and Dr.-Ing. from the Dept. of Urban and Landscape Planning at Kassel University, Germany, in 1995.

He has published a total of 22 monographs, edited books and translations. His practical projects have won 2 Honor Awards in Planning and Analysis category and 1 Honor Award in Landscape Design category from American Society of Landscape Architects, 1 award and 3 shortlisted mentions from Landscape Institute(UK), 10 National Landscape Awards from British Association of Landscape Industries, 22 Planning and Design Awards from International Federation of Landscape Architects APR/AAPME, 4 First Prizes and 7 Second Prizes for Planning and Design category from CHSLA and more than 10 other awards.

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Bradford McKee

Lecturer 8

Brad has been the editor of LAM since April 2010, when he joined ASLA and began a total redesign of the magazine during its 100th year. Before coming to LAM, he worked as a freelance writer for 10 years, including six years as a contract reporter for the New York Times. He was also a contributing editor to Architect and I.D. magazines during that period. His design journalism career began in 1993 when he joined the magazine Architecture, where he eventually became a senior editor and then editor-at-large until the magazine closed in 2006. In 1992, he began reporting for the weekly Washington City Paper, and served as the paper’s arts editor from 1997 to 2000.

Jose Vidal - PAISEA

Lecturer 8

Architect from the School of Architecture of Valencia since 1977. Professor at the Department of Urban in the School of Architecture of Valencia. Editor and Director of Projects of architecture and landscape since 1997. Organizer of workshops in landscape architecture since 1997. Member of the Agrupación arquitectes pel paisatge of COACV. Funder and Coordinator of the magazines in landscape architecture “paisea” and “paiseaDos”.