The Ph.D. program in architecture – curriculum in Landscape Architecture, in collaboration with the Master in Landscape Architecture c/o DIDA Architecture Department of University of Florence, invites Prof. Dr. Kris Scheerlinck of the Streetscape Territories Research Project (KU Leuven, campus Sint-Lucas Ghent/Brussels, Belgium) for a lecture as part of an OPEN SESSION for Ph.D. in Landscape Architecture.
Organisation: Prof. Enrico Falqui, Commissione attività culturali e editoria, DIDA, Via della Mattonaia 14, Florence; Prof. Gabriele Paolinelli, assistant professor of landscape design at the Master degree in Landscape Architecture. Ph.D. program in architecture – curriculm in Landscape Architecture (coordinator) University of Florence – Department of Architecture, DIDA.
MARCH 3rd, 2015
OPEN SESSION III by Prof. Dr. Kris Scheerlinck and Prof. Dr. Daniela Colafranceschi
10:30 Welcome speeches Prof. Enrico Falqui, DIDA University of Florence.
11:15 Introduction Prof. Gabriele Paolinelli, DIDA University of Florence.
11:30 Lecture Professor Kris Scheerlinck, Faculty of Architecture, KU Leuven.
14:30 Lecture Prof.ssa Daniela Colafranceschi, Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria, Oasis Department
16:00 Questions and discussion Moderator Prof. Maurizio Morandi DIDA- University of Florence.
17:00 Final Report Prof. Maurizio Morandi.
///Prof. Dr. Kris W. B. Scheerlinck (Faculty of Architecture, KU Leuven, campus Sint-Lucas Brussels/Ghent) studied Architecture (School of Architecture, Sint-Lucas, Ghent), Spatial Planning (University of Ghent/KU Leuven) and Urban Design (UPC Barcelona) and obtained his Ph.D. in Architecture and Urban Projects with Prof. de Solà-Morales and Prof. Ferrer as thesis directors (UPC/URL, Barcelona, Spain). For many years, besides working at the studio of Manuel De Solà Morales, he ran his own design practice in Ghent, Barcelona and New York, working on research, architecture and urban projects in an international context. He coordinated and taught design studios and theoretical courses in Architecture, Landscape and Urban Design Programs at various institutions and universities in New York, Barcelona, Bratislava, Melbourne, Valparaiso, Cordoba, Gent and Brussels. He is currently Program Director of the International Master Programs in Architecture at the Faculty of Architecture, KU Leuven, campus Sint-Lucas Brussels/Ghent. He directs an international research project on depth configurations in urban projects and landscapes, called Streetscape Territories and promotes related PhD projects.
///Daniela Colafranceschi, landscape architect and Professor of Landscape Architecture at the Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria, Oasis Department, Italy.
She was visiting professor in many European and American universities including the Spanish University of Barcelona, Girona, Malaga and Las Palmas, the South American universities of Córdoba (Argentina), Montevideo and Punta del Este, Maldonado (Uruguay) and at the University of Rabat and Addis Ababa. In 2003 she received the “FAD, arcquitectura Efímera’s Prize ” for the design of garden of the Museum of the History in Girona, Spain.
Daniela Colafranceschi is researching especially in the Mediterranean countries, for that characters that identify their specificity and complexity. Recently her research is focused on the process of interpretation and innovation of the landscape design.
Location: Palazzo Vegni, Aula Zaffagnini, Via San Niccolò, 93, Florence.