8th Biennal 2014
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.
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.
Coordination catalogue 3rd edition of Biennial.
Coordination and organization team (from 4th edition to 11th)
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. 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-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.