IUSD Lecture Urban Biodiversity and Design from a Global Perspective

June 27, 2000

Applying research into practice by Prof. Dr. Maria Ignatieva

Monday, 10.07.2023 - 18:00 CEST in LABOR 8, K1, 8th floor

The Lecture

In this lecture, I will present the results of several research projects on urban biodiversity and design from New Zealand, Sweden, Western Australia, and St. Petersburg (Russia) including the most recent studies on lawns as an ecological and cultural phenomenon in time drying climate and searching for alternative nature-based solutions. The concepts such as many natures, developing new biodiversinesque landscape architecture approach, and examples from Living Labs will be also discussed.

The Lecturer

Prof. Dr. Maria Ignatieva is a landscape architect and urban ecologist. Her main research interest is in urban ecology, particularly in urban biodiversity and design, green infrastructure, the history of landscape architecture and garden restoration. Maria applies research results in practical landscape architecture projects in Sweden, Russia, the USA, New Zealand and Australia. She is a member of the AILA (Australian Institute of Landscape Architecture) and IFLA (International Federation of Landscape Architecture). Maria is the President of URBIO (Urban Biodiversity and Design International Network).

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