in 1996 the first landscape urbanism conference took place. this interdisciplinary set of practices and theories emerged in North America in the late 1990s as a critique of urban design’s inability to deal with the expanded character of urbanization. theories coming from europe have been metabolized and transformed by the North American context: the hermeneutic circle is reversed.
landscape became the medium through which to interpret the contemporary city, and develop a more ecologically informed urbanism. in the last fifteen years, several books, academic programs, and design projects have been developed under the landscape urbanism banner, contributing to blur the boundaries between the spatial disciplines and multiplying and enhancing urban strategies. starting from
2014 jun. 26 - jul. 14, Milan
2015 jan. 18 - feb. 14, Bolzan
2014 jun. 26
Andrea Branzi: emeritus professor, Politecnico di Milano;
Giuseppe Scaglione: full professor in urbanism, faculty of architecture of Trento;
Mosè Ricci: full professor in urbanism, faculty of architecture of Genoa;
Alessandro Rocca: assistant professor, Politecnico di Milano;
Antonio Longo: assistant professor, Politecnico di Milano;
Ilaria Valente: full professor in architectural and urban design and dean of the school of architecture, Politecnico di Milano;
Emilio Faroldi: full professor in technology of architecture and director of bachelor course, Politecnico di Milano.
2015 jan. 31:
R.E.D.S, resilient ecological design symposium
title: B.L.E.U. building landscape ecological urbanism
dip. DATA, università la Sapienza di Roma with università di Genova, Basilicata, Napoli-Federico II, Palermo, Trento, IUAV, Politecnici di Bari e Torino, faculty of architecture of Bolzen.