João Nunes - The Design of the World - Time and Landscape

As part of the 2013 Dean's Lecture Series presented by Professor Tom Kvan, Dean, Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, Portuguese Landscape Architect, João Nunes gave a free public lecture entitled, The Design of the World - Time and Landscape.

João Nunes is founder and CEO of the Landscape Architecture Studio PROAP, which gathers professionals in a cross-disciplinary team with expertise in landscape architecture. As International Director, João is responsible for the strategic, executive and tactical leadership of the three international offices: Lisbon (Portugal), Luanda (Angola) and Treviso (Italy). He develops PROAP's conceptual and creative design and defines the strategic orientation of the research processes. Over the past twenty years, the PROAP team have dedicated themselves to investigating ways to understand and communicate with landscape through national and international projects including Parque do Tejo and Trancão, Lisbon, Forlanini Park, Milan and Cordoaria Garden, a historic garden rehabilitation in Porto.

João Nunes has lectured at the Instituto Superior de Agronomia in Lisbon (Agronomics Institute, Technical University of Lisbon) since 1991 and also lectures at the Istituto Universitario de Architettura de Venezia, Politecnico de Milano, Politécnico di Torino, Roma La Sapienza, Roma Ludovico Quaroni, Facoltá di Architettura di Alghero and Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio.