Bruno Marques

Research interests

Landscape architecture theory and design quality (phenomenology of landscape, integrative approach: qualitative and quantitative ways of designing), creative processes in landscape design, aesthetics of landscape, green-blue infrastructure.

Qualifications

PhD candidate, Tallinn University of Technology (Estonia) and Birmingham City University (UK)

MLA (Landscape Architecture), Berlin Technical University (Germany) and Lisbon Technical University (Portugal)

BLA (Landscape Architecture), Lisbon Technical University (Portugal)

Professional affliations

IFLA—Executive Member of the International Federation of Landscape Architects

ELAU—Member of the Estonian Landscape Architects’ Union

ECLAS—Member of the European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools

CIVILSCAPE—Member of the European Network of Non-governmental Agencies for the European Landscape Convention

Research interests

My research interests are:

  • landscape architecture theory and design quality (phenomenology of landscape, integrative approach: qualitative and quantitative ways of designing)
  • creative processes in landscape design
  • aesthetics of landscape
  • green-blue infrastructure

Selected publications

Nutt, Nele; Salmistu, Sirle; Marques, Bruno; Nurme, Sulev (2013). Case Studies in Experiential Learning: the challenges between teaching, learning and public engagement. Transylvanian Review of Administrative Sciences, 1 - 10.

Marques, Bruno; Moore, Kathryn (2013). Breaking down silos and compartments. TOPOS - International Review of Landscape Architecture and Urban Design, 82, 21 - 24

Nutt, Nele; Hiob, Mart; Salmistu, Sirle; Marques, Bruno (2012). Lahemaa National Park and its landscape transformation. 49th IFLA World Congress - Landscapes in Transition - South Africa / Cape Town.

Marques, Bruno (2011). Revitalising landscapes through our senses. Tallinn - a lost fairytale. IFLA 48th World Congress - Scales of Nature - Switzerland / Zurich.

Marques, Bruno (2010). Revitalising landscapes through our senses: a phenomenological approach. ICON-LA III - Contemporary landscape design - Russia / St Petersburg. , 2010.

Marques, Bruno (2009). Wriezener Park, Berlin - from an old train lot to a green biotope. ICON-LA II - Historical landscapes on the modern era - Russia / St Petersburg. , 2009

Selected awards and scholarships

2012, Estonian Ministry of Culture and Estonian Endowment Capital: Landscape Award 2012 for the project “Mind the Gap. Landscapes for a New Era”

2012, Estonian Landscape Architects’ Union (ELAU): recognition prize for project management of EFLA Regional Congress 2011 “Mind the Gap. Landscapes for a New Era”

2008, Lisbon Technical University: merit distinction for master thesis in Landscape Architecture

Leadership roles and academic committees

Executive member of the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) (2014-present)

Co-chair for the International Federation of Landscape Architects for Strategic Development and Re-structuring (2012-2014)

Member of IFLA/UNESCO Working Group for the International Landscape Convention (2011-present)

Project Manager for the EFLA Regional Congress “Mind the Gap. Landscapes for a New Era” (2008-2013)