Landscape architecture and the City -The intersection of landscape, art and urbanism as the foundation for sustainable cities


Time: 19:00

Location: Media Hub, 4/6 Suvorova St

Free entrance, online-registration is mandatory

This topic brings together a diverse group of leading minds in landscape architecture. Each Speaker will present their projects addressing how landscape architecture can make its vital contribution in response to the challenges of our time. 


Marti Franch Batllori  (Barcelona, Spain)

Landscape Architect by the University of Greenwich and Horticulturalist by ESAB in Barcelona, is the founder & principal of ‘EMF landscape architecture’. EMF is an interdisciplinary practice of independent experts in the field of urban and environmental design, exercising internationally. 

Jörg Michel (Berlin, Germany)

Founder and Owner of POLA / Senior Landscape Architect and Landscape Gardener. Member of the Federation of German Landscape Architects (BDLA - Bund Deutscher Landschaftsarchitekten) Member of the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) Member of the Chamber of Architects Berlin (Architektenkammer Berlin)


Markus Jatsch  (London, United Kingdom) Markus Jatsch is a registered architect and urban planner in Germany and the United Kingdom and a Chartered Member of the Royal Institute of British Architects RIBA. He is the recipient of several awards and prizes, including the Culture Award by the City of Munich and the Shui On Land Star Architect Award. In 2011, he became an elected Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce FRSA. 

Olivier Phillipe  (Paris, France)

The projects he currently leads include the Metropolitan Park of Saint-Ouen, the Square of “Les Glories Catalanes” in Barcelona and the renovation of the Royal Air Force Museum in Hendon, London. In 2011, he taught at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design along with his two associates in the frame of a landscape and urban design studio.