Dusty Gedge, UK
Current President of the European Federation of Green roof and wall associations Dusty Gedge has been involved with developing, designing and implementing green roofs whilst also writing policy initiatives in Europe and elsewhere in the world.
Vera Enzi, AT
Vera holds an MSc in Landscape Planning and Landscape Architecture. She used to work in urban green infrastructure research and teaching at the University of Life Sciences Vienna (BOKU). As spokeswoman, she represents the European Federation and Austrian Association of Green Roofs and Walls and initiated and current works at GRÜNSTATTGRAU, the Austrian Competence Centre and Network for Green Buildings. She is an international expert in nature-based solutions and green infrastructure such as green roofs, outdoor and indoor green walls, rain gardens and permeable paving.
Davide Caspani, DE
Senior Landscape Architect of RAMBOLL STUDIO DREISEITL, from 2015, involved in many cutting edge projects in Germany and international collaborations. With a background in environmental architecture, his academic experience in the Netherlands has shaped his understanding of the natural and built environment in a remarkable way, working on projects with diﬀerent level of complexity, from the urban scale to regional planning.
Agata Buscemi, ES
After a brief professional experience in Italy, in 2002, Agata moved to Barcelona and started her professional experience with Jordi Bellmunt, as a partner of B2B Arquitectes s.l.p. Agata is also a professor at the Master’s Program in Landscape Architecture (MAP-UBC) and at the University Master’s Program of Landscape (MUP-ETSAB) in Barcelona, Spain, since 2003 and 2008, respectively. Member of the scientific committee of “100 mila giardini” (Catania, Italia, 2009); Director of the monographs “Monograficos del Paisaje” edited by Asflor (Barcelona, Spain, since 2010); Collaborate with the review Paysage (Italy, since 2008).
Lodewijk Baljon, NL
Lodewijk Baljon (MLA and PhD - Wageningen University) works, with his Amsterdam based firm LODEWIJK BALJON landscape architects, on projects ranging from landscape architecture to urban design, in Europe, South Korea and India. He received prizes such as: ASLA Award, Dutch Public Space Prize, Dutch Design Award, and German Design Prize Lamp Lighting Solutions Award. His dissertation focused on contemporary approaches in Park Design. He has taught at Harvard's Graduate School of Design.
Elger Blitz, NL
Elger Blitz is founder, and senior designer at Carve. He accidentally got involved into designing playgrounds in the early nineties. He has more than 15 years of experience in relevant projects in public space. His cross disciplinary and renewing approach on designing for children and youngsters has proved to anticipate to actual demands and trends. He handles design tasks in a very integral manner, switching easily between different scale levels and disciplines. His unconventional approach and distinctive ideas on designing for kids and teenagers makes him a guest lecturer at different universities in the Netherlands and abroad.