8th Biennal 2014

Cameron Bruhn - LAA

Lecturer 8

Cameron Bruhn is the editorial director of Architecture Media, Australia’s leading publisher for the architecture and design community. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Queensland and is undertaking a practice-based PhD at RMIT University. He has twice been a member of multidisciplinary teams shortlisted for the creative directorship of the Australian pavilion at the Venice Biennale of Architecture and in 2010 was a member of the jury for the Australian Institute of Architects’ National Architecture Awards.

Chris Reed - STOSS

Lecturer 8

Reed received a Master in Landscape Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania and an AB in Urban Studies from Harvard College. He is currently Associate Professor in Practice of Landscape Architecture at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. He is the founding principal of Stoss. His innovative, hybridized approach to public space has been recognized internationally. He is co-editor of a recently released volume of research and drawing, titled Projective Ecologies.

Saskia Sassen

Lecturer 8

Saskia Sassen is the Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology and Co-Chair, The Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University (www.saskiasassen. com). She is the author of several books. Her forthcoming book is Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy (Harvard University Press 2014). She has received diverse awards, from multiple doctor honoris causa to being chosen as one of the Top 100 Global Thinkers by Foreign Policy, Top 100 Thought Leaders by GDI-MIT, Top 50 Global Thinkers Prospect Magazine 2014, and receiving the 2013 Principe de Asturias Prize for the Social Sciences.

Kristina Hill

Lecturer 8

Kristina Hill received her Ph.D. from Harvard University. She is an associate professor at the University of California, Berkeley. Professor Hill’s work addresses urban ecological dynamics in relationship to physical design and social justice issues. She was honored as a Fellow of the Urban Design Institute in New York, and has conducted research in Stockholm, Sweden, as a Fulbright Scholar.

Martin Rein Cano - TOPOTEK1

Lecturer 8

Martin Rein-Cano was born in Buenos Aires in 1967. He studied Art History at Frankfurt University and Landscape Architecture at the Technical Universities of Hannover and Karlsruhe. He trained in the office of Peter Walker and Martha Schwartz in San Francisco. In 1996 he founded TOPOTEK 1. Martin Rein-Cano has been appointed as a guest professor in Europe and North America. He frequently lectures at internationally renowned universities and cultural institutions and regularly serves on competition juries. He partakes in a wide variety of international projects and has achieved the first prize in various competitions. Several professional books and articles have been published exclusively on his work, which has been honoured with many awards and prizes.

Anna Lambertini - Studio Limes

Lecturer 8

Architect specialized in Garden Art and Landscape Architecture, Phd in Landscape Architecture, lives in Florence. She obtained the European Master in Architectonic and Urban Restoration at the E.T.S.A.M. (Madrid), the ICOMOS-IFLA diploma in Historic Garden Conservation and the qualification of Historic Garden and Park Restoration at the Accademia delle Arti del Disegno of Florence. She is author of “Fare parchi urbani”, special mention at the International Prize Hambury-Grinzane Cavour 2005.

Martí Boada

Lecturer 2, 3 and 8

Professor and researcher in the Department of Geography, and the Science and Environmental Technology Institute (ICTA) of the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). Main fields of research: global environmental change; urban and forest biodiversity; environmental communication. In 1995, he received the 500 Global Prize of United Nations.