Rosa Barba Award: International Jury

Harry Harsema

Jury Rosa Barba 4

Harry Harsema, Wageningen, Netherlands (19-03-1957). Studied landscape architecture at Wageningen University and Research Centre (Graduated in 1989). Worked as a journalist and graphic designer at the Wageningen University Newspaper (1979- 1989). Winner of the first poetry contest in Wageningen (1986). (1991-2000) Founder and editor in chief of Blauwe Kamer, magazine for landscape architecture and urban design, producer since 1990. (1991 - ) Partner in Grafisch Atelier Wageningen, design and layout studio. (1992 - now) Editor in Chief and producer of “Landscape architecture and Town planning in the Netherlands”. (2000 -) Founder, editor and publisher of Blauwdruk, specialised in publishing books on landscape architecture and urban design. (2002 - ) Producer of ‘Landscape Architectur Europe’. (2005) NVTL-Award of the ‘Netherlands association for landscape architecture’ for the contribution to the development of the landscape architecture in the Netherlands.

Paolo Bürgi

Jury Rosa Barba 4

His practice is based in Camorino, Switzerland; is adjunct professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania and professor-researcher at the IUAV University in Venice. Recent projects in Switzerland include the August Piccard Space in Sierre, the Acca-demia di Architettura Space in Mendrisio or the significant Cardada Mountain Revitalization project in Locarno. He has participated in national and international competitions and lectured in Canada, USA and throughout Europe. His international activities include seminars and studios for the City of Philadelphia, Genova, Padova, Pesaro, the Island of Torcello and the Mountain Village of Bosco Gurin. Bürgi was awarded with diferents prizes like as the ‘European Prize in Landscape architecture Rosa Barba’ in 2003 for the Cardada projec

Guido Ferrara

Jury Rosa Barba 5

Environmental Planning and Landscape design are the main concern of the activity of Guido Ferrara since 1967. He has been involved in Italy in several schemes regarding landscape planning and design of open spaces in urban areas, resources analysis and assessment for tourism and recreation with special focus on outstanding beauty areas and historical heritage. As manager director, interdisciplinary teams have designed a suitable and sustainable future of large districts in Italy, referring to the creation of Natural Parks. He was given the highest award at various competitions on planning and landscape planning; he has also carried out numerous researches into landscape analysis and conservation. He was serving as Professor of Landscape Architecture to the University of Florence from 1970 to 2007; from 1997 he was Director of the post graduate School in Landscape Design of the same University. From 2006 he is scientific director of the magazine Architettura del paesaggio.

Michel Corajoud

Jury Rosa Barba 3 and 5

Urban Planning Grand Prize 2003. Landscape Grand Prize 1992. Alumnus of the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs, Paris Landscape Designer with a Degree from the Ministry of Agriculture. Professor at the École Nationale Supérieure du Paysage, Versailles. Visiting Professor at the University of Architecture of Geneva (1999/2002). Collaborated with Jacques Simon, Landscape Designer (from 1964 to 1966). Associated Member of the Studio of Urban Planning and Architecture (A.U.A). Ruban d’Argent prize 1999 for the development of the roof over the North highway in Saint-Denis. Knight of the National Order of Merit 1999. Courrier du maire prize, category: Urban Project “City of Montreuil” 1993. Silver Medal from the Architecture Academy “Accompaniment Architecture” with Claire Corajoud (in 1985). Winner of the Architectural Studies Grand Prize, from the A.U.A. Book entitled “Michel Corajoud”, VISAGE Collection, Hartmann Éditions (2000). Author of numerous published articles. 2007 Construction of a residence for the Soeurs Clarisses (cloistered nuns) and of the gatehouse on-site at the Notre-Dame Chapel of Haut in Ronchamp with Renzo Piano Building Workshop. 2007 Extension of the T3 tramway - Lot 1: Pte d’Ivry / Pte de Charenton with Christian Devillers, ARCADIS, COTEBA.

Fritz Auweck

Jury Rosa Barba 5

1969-1973, study at Technical University of Munich, Dipl. Ing. Landscape Architecture. 1973-1974, assistant at Technical University of Munich, Prof. Günther Grzimek. 1974-1976 Landscape architect, Rural development and village development German company for spatial development. 1977-1984, officer and chief of section of landscape-development in the administrative authority for agriculture and forestry. 1979-1985, lecturer at the university of Munich. Since 1985, Professor at the University of Applied Siences Weihenstephan, Faculty of landscape architecture (1994-1996 and 2006-2008 Dean of faculty). 1991-2000, companion of AUWECK + KOETTER consultancy for landscape and regional development. 2000-2004 companion of LARS consult AG consultancy for planning and project development. 2005, companion of Grontmij I Auweck Gmbh communal and regional development.

Nigel Thorn

Jury Rosa Barba 6

Consultant Landscape Architect. President, European Federation for Landscape Architecture Vice-president (Europe), International Federation of Landscape Architects. Past-president, Landscape Institute Nigel is a chartered landscape architect specialising in landscape management. He practices as an independent landscape consultant specialising in contract administration and project implementation but also works part-time for the award-winning practice of Rummey Design and Rummey Environmental based in London, UK. Having served the Landscape Institute in a variety of roles, he played an instrumental role in how the LI approached its work in higher education, careers promotion and the professional practice examination. He was elected president of the European Federation for Landscape Architecture at the beginning of 2010. He works and teaches both nationally and internationally and regularly gives talks, seminars and lectures on behalf of the profession around the world.

José Manuel Vidal

Jury Rosa Barba 6

Architect from the School of Architecture of Valencia from 1977. Professor of Projects from 1994 to 1999. Professor of the Department of Urban Planning in the Landscape Project from 2003 to the present at ETSAV. Referring to the landscape discipline has organized: Seminar "La Riqualificazione del Bosco di Finizio del Piano di Citulo"; Seminar "Thinking the Landscape"; “International Landscaping Days” held at MUVIM; Workshop on the Turia River Metropolitan Park held at the CEA; Organizer of the “Landscape of Landscapes” course; Organizer and teacher Workshop La Xara, Denia, "Urban planning and design from landscaping"; “1st Landscaping Meeting. Valencia 2009”. Referring to the dissemination of landscaping: since February 2007, editor and coordinator of the monographic landscape magazine of Paisea. As of May 1, 2009, editor and coordinator of the new monographic magazine by countries paiseaDOS.


Kristine Jensen

Position: Architect MAA MDL, company owner. Education: Lic. arch. (PhD), School of Architecture in Aarhus, 1996. Mas­ter of Architecture from the landscape department, School of Architecture in Aarhus, 1983. Trusted positions: President of The Royal Danish Academy for Fine Arts, and Chairman of the board, 2007. Chairman for the Jury of the Royal Danish Acad­emy for Fine Arts and the Artist Society, 1998-2000. The Jep Fink Foundation for Architecture and Crafts, board member, 2005-2007. Appointments, founds and grants: Prags Boulevard Nominee for Mies van der Rohe price and appointed for Fieldwork, 2007. The Venezia Biennale of Archi­tecture, 2000. A 3-year national grant from The Danish Art Foundation 2000-2002. The Danish institute in Rome 1991 and 1994. Positions, tutoring and research: Assistant Professor, School of Architecture in Aarhus, 1996-2002. Research candidate as PhD-student, School of Archi­tecture in Aarhus, 1991-1995.

Henri Bava

Jurado Rosa Barba 6

1957 30th August born in Tunis.  1979 Plant biology degree at Paris-Orsay University. 1979/1980 Studies of Sce­nography at Ecole Jacques Lecoq, school of theater, Paris. 1980-1984 Studies at National school of landscape architecture (Ecole Nationale Supérieure du Paysage- ENSP), Versailles. 1984 Qualified landscape architect (DPLG). 1986 Foundation of Agence Ter, landscape architecture company, with two partners: Michel Hoessler and Olivier Philippe. 1987-1998 Teatcher at the ENSP. 1993-1997 Landscape architect ad­viser of the Eure council in France. 1996-1998 President of the French Federation of Landscape architects (FFP). Since 1998 Professor at the University of Karlsruhe in Germany, faculty of architecture, Landscape Institute (Institut für Landschaft und Garten. 2001 Opening of a new Agence Ter office in Karlsruhe.

Karin Helms

Karin Helms is Landscape Architect DPLG, Professor at AHO, The Oslo Architect and Design school, Norway, teaching at the Landscape Architecture and Urbanism institute. She holds a PhD by Practice by RMIT Barcelona (part of RMIT Melbourne) researching on participatory methods to act on large cultural landscapes in transformations acting toward anticipatory histories. For her research she received an EU Marie Curie grant trough the ADAPT-r programme in 2015-2016. For 14 years she had been the Head of the Design department at ENSP Versailles and set up the international office. She is the originator and founder of European Master: EMiLA, run by five European schools/universities (

She studied Biology in Italy and later Landscape Architecture in Belgium and received her landscape architect Diploma by ENSP Versailles. She created her office „Karin Helms, Paysagiste Sarl” in 1993 She received more prizes: a national prize for her work at Folleville, a rural village in Picardie from the French Ministry of Environment.

She has been Landscape State advisor during 20 years (1999-2020) in Upper Normandy, Alsace and Aube province. Karin has been active in different Associations for the promotion of the profession such as EFLA , FFP, APCE and is currently President of IFLA EUROPE.