2nd Rosa Barba Award: International Jury

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.

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.

Gary R. Hilderbrand

JURY ROSA BARBA 1, 2, 3, and 10

Gary Hilderbrand, the 2017 winner of the American Society of Landscape Architects Design Medal, is a principal of Reed Hilderbrand Associates LLC, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He is also Professor in Practice of Landscape Architecture at Harvard University Graduate School of Design, where he has taught seminars and design studios since 1990. His firm has been recognized with more than eighty regional and national design awards. Notable projects include Long Dock Park in Beacon, NY, the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, MA, the Poetry Foundation in Chicago, and campus projects at Bennington College, Duke University, Yale, Harvard, and MIT. His firm’s monograph, Visible Invisible, was recognized with the Award of Excellence in Communications from ASLA, and, in the same year, Reed Hilderbrand was recognized as ASLA’s Firm of the Year. In 2015, partners Douglas Reed and Gary Hilderbrand were voted among the top five “most admired practitioners” by the members of ASLA’s Professional Practice Network. Design Intelligence recognized Hilderbrand as one of the 25 Most Influential Educators in Design in the US for 2017. He is a fellow of the American Academy in Rome, where he was recently the Mercedes T. Bass Resident in Landscape Architecture for the fall of 2017.

Alfred Fndz de la Reguera

Architect. He gained his degree in Architecture at the Barcelona School of Architecture (ETSAB), specializing in Urbanism. He lectures in Projects on the master’s degree course in Landscape Architecture at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.He was awarded with the National Urbanism Prize of the Ministry of Public Works and Urbanism. He received a research grant from the Paul Getty Foundation.Construction and landscaping projects. Territorial and urban planning. Adviser of the Office of Landscape of the Col·legi d’Arquitectes de Catalunya (COAC).