Lorenzo is a multidisciplinary researcher chairing the Urban Resilience research Network (URNet) and a Senior Research Fellow at the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC Barcelona). Director of the international Master program in City Resilience Design and Management, his research and teaching activities take a critical look at the governance and planning processes related to city resilience and sustainability synergies and trade-offs. Lorenzo has been working for the European Environment Agency (EEA), and developed case study research in Mexico, Bolivia, Morocco, Europe and Asia, publishing more than 20 peer-reviewed articles in leading journals.
Associate professor and assistant director at the UIC Barcelona School of Architecture, she is also co-director of the Master Degree in International Cooperation: Sustainable Emergency Architecture. Her research is based on a comprehensive regeneration of degraded and informal settlements, which is developed under the paradigm of sustainable development through a methodology that delves into the recognition of places with urban significance through community participation. In this line, she has developed plans and projects. Her most recent research encompasses reconstruction and resilience in the field of emergency architecture as well as refugee integration strategies in post-conflict situations.
Assistant professor at the School of Architecture of the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya and coordinator of the Master Degree in International Cooperation: Sustainable Emergency Architecture at UIC. Her research is focused on the recognition of the social manifestations of community values in physical space by exploring resident’s linkages through a process that combines the social with the physical dimensions, towards a more committed model of urban regeneration. She is co-founder with Ivan Llach of the firm TAAB6 Arquitectura, whose activity extends to countries like France, Belgium, Vietnam, and India among others. She has won several architectural and urban competitions, including a European prize in Pärnu, Estonia.
Gil Penha-Lopes, Center for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Change, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon; Tom Henfrey, European Network for Community-Led Initiatives on Climate Change and Sustainability | ECOLISE; Marta Olazabal, Basque Centre for Climate Change BC3, Bilbao; Sara Meerow, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, Arizona State University; Daniel Eisenberg, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, Arizona State University; Luis Berraquero Diaz, Dep. Ciencias Sociales, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Sevilla; Timon McPhearson, Tishman Environment and Design Center, The New School, New York; Isabelle Anguelovski, Barcelona Lab for Urban Environmental Justice and Sustainability, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona; Ilan Kelman, Institute for Risk & Disaster Reduction and Institute for Global Health – University College of London; Sonja Deppisch, Hanfen city University, Germany; Stelios Gafrakos, Istitute for Housing Studies – Erasmus University of Rotterdam; Jamileh Montazer Torbati, Gran Sasso Science Institute, GSSI; Chris Zevenberg, IHE Delft, The Netherlands; Aliaksandra Baravikova, Gran Sasso Science Institute, GSSI; Isabel Ruiz-Mallen, Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3), Universitat Oberta de Catalunya; Hug March, Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3), Universitat Oberta de Catalunya; Adriana Galderisi, Dipartimento Di Architettura e Disegno Industriale, Università della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli; Ombretta Caldarice, Responsible Risk Resilience Centre R3C, Politecnico di Torino; Sonja Deppisch, Global change & land-use strategies – HafenCity Universität Hamburg; Mar Grau Satorras, Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3), Universitat Oberta de Catalunya; Francesco Musco, Dipartimento di progettazione e pianificazione in ambienti complessi, Istituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia IUAV; Marcus Moench, member of Alāya-LLC and Founder, ISET-International; Stefan Bouzarovski, Department of Geography, University of Manchester; Wolfgang Haupt, Gran Sasso Science Institute GSSI; Sebastiaan van Herk, Global Centre of Excellence on Climate Adaptation, Bax & Company and Flood Resilience group at UNESCO-IHE, Barcelona; Stephan Barthel, University of Gävle and Stockholm Resilience Centre; Patrizia Lombardi, Dipartimento Interateneo di Scienze, Progetto e Politiche del Territorio – Politecnico di Torino; Josep de la Puente, “Department of Computer Applications in Science and Engineering (CASE), Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC)”; Annette Rudolph Cleff, Technische Universität Darmstadt; Niki Frantzeskaki, “Dutch Rearch Institue For Transition DRIFT, Faculty of Social Sciences, Erasmus University Rotterdam”; James J.T. Connolly, Barcelona Lab for Urban Environmental Justice and Sustainability, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona; Tang Junqing, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETHZ) and ETH-Singapore Future Resilient System laboratory; Pedro Guimaraes, Center for Geographical Studies, Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning, Universidade de Lisboa; Lorenzo Bergamini, Architect Studio Ferrara; Liu Jieling, Institute of Social Sciences at Uni. of Lisbon; Dian Afriyanie, City & Regional Planning in Institute Technology Bandung (ITB), Indonesia; Ding Wang, Department of Computer Science, University of Bristol; Rafael De Balanzo, Urban Studies Department Queens College, CUNY; Leviäkangas Pekka, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland; Arjan Wardekker, Utrecht University and University of Bergen; Domenico Asprone, Department of Structural Engineering, University of Naples “Federico II”; Susie Moloney, School of Global Urban and Social Studies, RMIT University Melbourne; Darryn McEvoy, School of Global Urban and Social Studies, RMIT University Melbourne; Ayyoob Sharifi, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, Japan; Pakamas Thinphanga, Thailand Environment Institute Foundation (TEI); Marie-Christine Therrien, Ecole Nationale d’Administration Publique ENAP, Montreal; Jon Coaffee, University of Warwick, U.K.; Gonzalo Lizarralde, University of Montreal, Canada; Sandra Fatoric, North Carolina State University, College of Natural Resources; Margaretha Breil, Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change and Ca’Foscari University of Venice, Italy; Efren Feliu Torres, Tecnalia, Bilbao, Spain; Grazia Brunetta, Responsible Risk Resilience Centre R3C, Politecnico di Torino; Marcus Collier, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin; Hlamulo Makelane, Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators, Human Sciences Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa; Gina Ziervogel, Environmental and Geographical Science, University of Cape Town, South Africa; Adriana Allen, The Bartlett Development Planning Unit, University College of London, UK; Lorena Paquini, Environmental and Geographical Science, University of Cape Town, South Africa; Kh Md Nahiduzzman, Dept. of City & Regional Planning, King Fahd University (KFUPM), Saudi Arabia; Kua Harn We, School of Design and Environment, National University of Singapore; Juan Pablo Rodriguez Sanchez, Departamento de Ingeniería Civil y Ambiental de la Universidad de los Andes, Colombia; Gladman Thondhlana, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa; David Dodman, International Institute for Environment and Development IIED, London; Jian Dai, Beijing University of Technology; Flavio Janches, Buenos Aires University; Jin-yeu Tsou, Chinese University of Hong Kong; Uoosang Yoo, Chonnam National University; Machiel van Dorst, Delft University of Technology; Paola Vigano, EPFL Lausanne / Universita IUAV di Venezia; Kees Christiaanse, ETH Zuerich; Peter Hasdell, Hong Kong Polytechnic University; Eui Young Chun, Kyonggi University, Seoul; Hsueh-Sheng Chang, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan; Carlos Gotlieb, National School of Architecture and Landscape of Bordeaux(ensapBx); Sheng-Lin Chang, National Taiwan University, Taipie; Wowo Ding, Nanjing University; Chye Kiang Heng, National University of Singapore; Mooyoung Han, Seoul National University; Thorsten Schuetze, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul; Jo Santoso, Tarumenagara University, Jakarta; Yongji Sha, Tongji University; Weimin Zhuang, Tsinghua University, Beijing; Astrid Ley, University of Stuttgart; Yukio Nishimura, University of Tokyo; Joaquin Sabate Bel, UPC Barcelona; Sneha Krishnan, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine; Asad Asadzadeh, Institute of Geodesy and Geo-Information (IGG), University of Bonn; Michael Neuman – Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, University of Westminster; Oscar Carracedo, dept. of Architecture, national University of Singapore; Lucy Rodina, Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, University of British Columbia.