6th Rosa Barba Award: International Jury

Marina Cervera, Executive Director


Licensed in Architecture and Landscape Architecture from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPCBarcelona Tech). Holds a Master's degree in Landscape Architecture (MLA, 2003) and a Master's degree in Urbanism Research (MIUrb, 2014) from the same university. Has been awarded multiple times with scholarships, such as the Mies van der Rohe Foundation Scholarship (Venice, Italy; 2001), the Caixa d'Arquitectes Foundation (2002), and the Villa LeNôtre Fellowship for Professional Landscape Architects in Versailles (Paris, France; 2016) at ENSPV International Residences for Landscape Architects. The latest recognition received was the appointment as the Luigi Einaudi Chair at the Institute of European Studies (IES) at Cornell University (Ithaca, USA; 2019). Her professional practice has unfolded at Ateliers Jean Nouvel (Paris), the Research and Landscape Projects Center (CRPPB led by Rosa Barba, at UPC), and, since 2003, in her own professional practice NABLABCN based in Barcelona, focusing on planning, landscaping, and architecture. She is the Executive Director of the Landscape Architecture Office at the College of Architects of Catalonia and a member of the Executive and Scientific Committee of the International Landscape Biennial of Barcelona. She is also an associate professor at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia UPC-BarcelonaTech, affiliated with the School of Architecture (ETSAB) and the Department of Urbanism and Territorial Planning (DUOT), as well as the new degree in Landscape Architecture (ESAB + ETSAB). She has given lectures, moderated sessions, or participated as a jury at RMIT Europe, Nanjing and Chengdu University in China, AHO in Norway, Versailles in France, or POLIMI in Milan, Italy.

Member of the Scientific and Executive Committee of the Biennial since its 8th edition.

Coordination and organization of the team (from the 4th edition of the International Landscape Biennial to the current one).

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

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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

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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.

Anna Zahonero

Anna Zahonero Xifré, Biologist (UB) and Master of Landscape Architecture (UPC). Professor at the Department of Urban and Regional Planning of the UPC since 2001 developing, mainly, her docent assignments in landscaping, and research tasks in CRPP_ UPC. Since 1993 operates as professional in studies and the design of the landscape and the environment. Remarkable projects on landscape and ecological integration of certain uses in particular areas with strong pre-existences, the reporting on environmental for urban and regional planning and the writing of landscape projects where ecological processes are the base.