Rosa Barba Award: International Jury

Esteban Leon

Head of the Resilience Profiling Program for Cities, UN-Habitat, he has a background in economics, shelter/housing and settlement program design and management, capacity building, as well as building constructions and reconstruction projects in post-crisis situations and urban resilience building. He has been working for UN-Habitat since 2002 based in Nairobi, Geneva, Panama and Barcelona.

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.

Marc Claramunt

Jury Rosa Barba 1, 2 , 3 and 4

Born August 9th, 1961 in Courbevoie (Hauts-de-Seine, France). Study landscape in DPLG (ENSP Versailles). He is co-founder and co-editor with Catherine Mosbach of the review Paysages Pages since 1986. Directs Phusis atelier, landscape architects in Paris since 1990. He is Landscape architect in the National committee since 1995. Associate professor of the National School of nature and landscape of Blois from 1999. He is also a delegate of the FFP at IFLA Europe Region.

Cristina Castelbranco

Landscape architect from the Instituto Superior de Agronomía. Master in Landscape Architecture at Massachusetts University. He has further studies at Harvard University. PhD in History of the Art of Gardens at the University of Lisbon (ISA). She is director of the Doctoral Program in Landscape Architecture and Urban Ecology (Universities of Lisbon, Coimbra and Porto). He is a co-owner of the studio ACB - Landscape Architecture. Member of the Scientific Committee Int. of Cultural Landscapes ICOMOS / IFLA. Has directed important restorations of historic gardens and founded the Ass. Portuguesa de Jardines y historical sites. 

Meto J. Vroom

Jury Rosa Barba 1

Born in 1929. He studied landscape architecture at the Wageningen Agricultural University and the University of Pennsylvania. After six years of experience as a landscape consultant of the State Forest Service, he was appointed Professor and Chairman of Landscape Architecture at the Wageningen Agricultural University, where he remained until his retirement in 1994. He has written numerous articles on landscape and urban planning as well as the book “Outdoor Space”.

Ramon Torra

Ramon Torra is an architect from the ETSAB (1980). He is manager of the Barcelona Metropolitan Area since July 2011 (between 2008 and 2011 called the Association of Municipalities of the AMB). CEO of IMPSOL since October 2008. He has been a municipal architect and Director of Territorial Services at the Granollers City Council (1982-1992).

As Director of Technical Services of the Association of Municipalities of the Metropolitan Area of ​​Barcelona, ​​the projects developed under his direction that have received different professional recognitions: FAD Awards in different editions, Catalonia Construction Award 2007, ATEG 2002 Awards, International Prize Barbara Cappochin 2005 (Padova), Prize AIA Continental Europe 2000, Construmat Prize 2007, II Rosa Barba Landscape Prize 2000 and 2002, among others.

He drafted different planning figures, such as the General Plan for Granollers, Partial and Special Plans among others, as well as various public space and architectural projects.


Manuel Ribas Piera

Jury Rosa Barba 1 and 2

Born in Barcelona, 1925. Doctor of Architecture from the ETSAB, founder of the master's degree course in Landscape at the Department of Urbanism and Town and Country Planning, UPC, Emeritus Professor. Author of Vallparadis Park in Terrassa. He has published the book Jardins de Catalunya.

Peter Latz

Jury Rosa Barba 2 and 3

Born in Darmstadt, 7939. Graduate from the Technical University of Munich in 1964 and studied urban planning at the RWTH in Aachen. Since 1968, he has worked as a landscape architect and urbanist, specialising recently in the regeneration of former industrial areas. Since 1983, he has occupied the chair of Landscape Architecture and Planning at the TU of Munich. ln 1999, he was awarded the Rosa Barba Prize.

Joan Roig

Jury Rosa Barba 4

Architect. He has worked in association with Enric Batlle since 1981, developing construction, planning and landscape projects. Their work has been awarded various prizes and featured in publications, and they were recently awarded the European Prize for Urban Public Space for the landscape redevelopment of the former Garraf dump.

Teresa Andresen

Jury Rosa Barba 4

Landscape architect, Porto Portugal. 1992 Phd in Sciences Applied to the Environment, University of Aveiro, Portugal. 1984 Master of Landscape Architecture, University of Massachusetts, USA. 1982 Degree in Agronomy, Lisbon Technical University, Portugal. 1982 Degree in Landscape Architecture, Lisbon Technical University, Portugal. Since March 2002 is associate professor of Landscape Architecture in the School of Sciences (Oporto University); since 2004 President of the European Foundation for Landscape Architecture; since 2004 Vice President of the School of Sciences (Oporto University); and since 2000 Member of the Scientific Council of the European Environment Agency, Copenhagen. Scientific areas of research: Landscape ecology, landscape planning, cultural landscape, nature conservation, and history of landscape architecture Projects: Ecological networks in metropolitan areas; Planning and management of cultural landscapes; Environmental Impact Studies; Master Plans for Protected Areas and Coastal Areas.