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“The building of Paradise” – Landscape as the human habitat

Welcome to a talk with landcape Architect João Ferreira Nunes in the AHO canteen or digitally via Zoom. In the talk, João will present a sample of PROAP projects by reading space and time understanding in landscape projects. João defines the practice in Telluric-Entropic-Anthropic-Biotic phenomena, combining, knitting, and weavings these understandings emerges the design.   

João Ferreira Nunes is a Landscape Architect educated at the Instituto Superior de Agronomia of Lisbon and received his Master in Landscape Architecture at ETSAB–Barcelona. He is director of PROAP Studio, based in Lisbon (Portugal), with offices in Porto (Portugal), Luanda (Angola), and Treviso (Italy). Back in time PRAOP had cooperation in other offices in Mozambique, China and Brazil. The firm’s core business is landscape architecture, namely landscape design development, project management and supervision, sustainable design and development, and urban design and planning.

João is Full Professor at the Academy of Architecture of Mendrisio, (Switzerland) and a Visiting Professor at several international universities (Harvard GSD, UPenn, OSU, Pamplona, ENSP Versailles among others); he is member of several scientific committees. In 2013 he was awarded the 1st Chair of Excellence “Adalberto Libera”, In 2016 João is the Glimcher Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Knowlton School and in 2021 he won, Ex-Aequo the Landezine International Award, Public Project category for the Quay Project in Antwerp.

In 2010 he published the monograph “PROAP - Arquitectura Paisagista”(Note), which summarizes the first 25 years of the studio, and in 2011 is co-author of “Lost Competitions” (Proap Editions).

Watch the talk here: https://aho.zoom.us/j/64697659759 

Dato: 1 juni, 2023
Tid: 18:00

Sted: AHO, canteen first floor
Adresse: Maridalsveien 29, 0175 Oslo