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File:ILKA.JPG|'''Ilka Demeny, Project Coordinator:''' Ilka Demény is an MSc architect, practicing in Budapest, Hungary. Working mainly on projects addressing the public realm, her main interest lies in the ways architecture accommodates public life, the complex relation between spatial, social and historical aspects of urban living. With a background in art history and a regular involvement with the educational practice of Hello Wood aiming at ‘learning by doing’, her participation in the LED2LEAP project on behalf of the NGO kultúrAktív is a step forward on the road towards a socially engaged architectural practice. '''PROJECT STATEMENT''' "The three years of the LED2LEAP project provide the possibility of exploring the challenges and specificities of community building and participatory design processes in an environment which has a history quite poor in civic engagement."
 
File:ILKA.JPG|'''Ilka Demeny, Project Coordinator:''' Ilka Demény is an MSc architect, practicing in Budapest, Hungary. Working mainly on projects addressing the public realm, her main interest lies in the ways architecture accommodates public life, the complex relation between spatial, social and historical aspects of urban living. With a background in art history and a regular involvement with the educational practice of Hello Wood aiming at ‘learning by doing’, her participation in the LED2LEAP project on behalf of the NGO kultúrAktív is a step forward on the road towards a socially engaged architectural practice. '''PROJECT STATEMENT''' "The three years of the LED2LEAP project provide the possibility of exploring the challenges and specificities of community building and participatory design processes in an environment which has a history quite poor in civic engagement."
 
File:ALBERT.JPG|'''Dr. Albert Fekete, Project Coordinator:''' Graduated Landscape Architect, Dean of the Faculty of Landscape Architecture and Urbanism Budapest, Szent István University. Researcher, teacher, guest lecturer in several european universities and active landscape designer with international design experiences, having since 2000 his own office (Lépték Terv Landscape Office) in Budapest and since 2007 the AB PLAN Design Office in Romania. Having more than 60 realized open space design projects related mostly to heritage site preservations in Hungary, Romania, Germany, Holland and Spain as well. Awarded among others in 14 design competitions and winner of several national and international professional recognitions, for instance the „Landscape Architect of the Year” prize in Hungary in 2012 and 2017, and the Europa Nostra Award in Research in 2014. '''PROJECT STATEMENT''' "The LED2Leap contributes to my professional development giving the possibility to work with students in an international context, dealing with issues in a specific topic of Landscape Architecture, enhancing the importance and adapting of global issues to local needs and expectations through community supported design projects."
 
File:ALBERT.JPG|'''Dr. Albert Fekete, Project Coordinator:''' Graduated Landscape Architect, Dean of the Faculty of Landscape Architecture and Urbanism Budapest, Szent István University. Researcher, teacher, guest lecturer in several european universities and active landscape designer with international design experiences, having since 2000 his own office (Lépték Terv Landscape Office) in Budapest and since 2007 the AB PLAN Design Office in Romania. Having more than 60 realized open space design projects related mostly to heritage site preservations in Hungary, Romania, Germany, Holland and Spain as well. Awarded among others in 14 design competitions and winner of several national and international professional recognitions, for instance the „Landscape Architect of the Year” prize in Hungary in 2012 and 2017, and the Europa Nostra Award in Research in 2014. '''PROJECT STATEMENT''' "The LED2Leap contributes to my professional development giving the possibility to work with students in an international context, dealing with issues in a specific topic of Landscape Architecture, enhancing the importance and adapting of global issues to local needs and expectations through community supported design projects."
File:ELLEN.JPG|'''Dr. Ellen Fetzer, Project Coordinator:''' Ellen Fetzer holds a diploma and a doctoral degree in landscape planning from Kassel University, Germany. At Nürtingen-Geislingen University she is primarily coordinating the international masters in landscape architecture (IMLA, www.imla-campus.eu). Her second focus is on computer supported collaborative learning. Ellen is currently president of ECLAS (www.eclas.org), the European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools.     '''PROJECT STATEMENT''' "I hope that the LED2LEAP living labs will promote sustainable landscape development here in Nürtingen at the neighbourhood level. The labs should bring us as academics closer to our local community. I hope that this will develop into a mutually beneficial and balanced partnership."
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File:ELLEN.JPG|'''Dr. Ellen Fetzer, Project Coordinator:''' Ellen Fetzer holds a diploma and a doctoral degree in landscape planning from Kassel University, Germany. At Nürtingen-Geislingen University she is primarily coordinating the international masters in landscape architecture (IMLA, www.imla-campus.eu). Her second focus is on computer supported collaborative learning. Ellen is currently president of ECLAS (www.eclas.org), the European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools. '''PROJECT STATEMENT''' "I hope that the LED2LEAP living labs will promote sustainable landscape development here in Nürtingen at the neighbourhood level. The labs should bring us as academics closer to our local community. I hope that this will develop into a mutually beneficial and balanced partnership."
 
File:ESTER.JPG|'''Eszter Jakis, Project Coordinator:''' PhD student in landscape architecture. Her research topic is about the role of school grounds in environmental education. '''PROJECT STATEMENT''' "I believe that promoting landscape democracy can help society to understand better their environments as well as to take their future in their hands. Being part of this makes me really enthusiastic!" 
 
File:ESTER.JPG|'''Eszter Jakis, Project Coordinator:''' PhD student in landscape architecture. Her research topic is about the role of school grounds in environmental education. '''PROJECT STATEMENT''' "I believe that promoting landscape democracy can help society to understand better their environments as well as to take their future in their hands. Being part of this makes me really enthusiastic!" 
 
File:THOMAS.JPG|'''Prof. Thomas Oles, Project Coordinator:''' Text '''PROJECT STATEMENT'''.
 
File:THOMAS.JPG|'''Prof. Thomas Oles, Project Coordinator:''' Text '''PROJECT STATEMENT'''.
File:NICK.JPG|'''Nicolas Reibel, Project Tutor:''' Nicolas Reibel, is a multi-disciplinary visual artist working in public space and community engagement.  He considers the social role of art the catalyst for action and agency, making communities more accessible.  LED project experiences over the past few years, as a student in 2016 and supplemental project support during the 2017 intensive, compliment how he views public space - seeing the space between spaces as a spiritual and experiment place, as well as, an open opportunity.  HIs artistic focus continues to further the aims of promoting access, stewardship and identity across a spectrum of stakeholders..
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File:NICK.JPG|'''Nicolas Reibel, Project Tutor:''' Nicolas Reibel, is a multi-disciplinary visual artist working in public space and community engagement.  He considers the social role of art the catalyst for action and agency, making communities more accessible.  LED project experiences over the past few years, as a student in 2016 and supplemental project support during the 2017 intensive, compliment how he views public space - seeing the space between spaces as a spiritual and experiment place, as well as, an open opportunity.  HIs artistic focus continues to further the aims of promoting access, stewardship and identity across a spectrum of stakeholders. He carries a double degree in Sculpture and Mixed-Media Installation from Western Washington University in the USA, with a broad background in art history.  He has been exhibiting work for international audiences since 2000 while concurrently leading a number of public installations. Recently, he has stepped into the field of art mediation by  facilitating discussions for Documenta 14 in Kassel and leading mediation workshops for Adidas, throughout Germany. '''PROJECT STATEMENT''' "I see the LED2LEAP Project taking the next step in Landscape Education for Democracy by extending opportunities for students to experience the principals, learn by doing. The Living Labs are a 'boots on the ground' effort to pull community together, enrich the learning experience and leave a lasting effect on a local landscape."
 
 
He carries a double degree in Sculpture and Mixed-Media Installation from Western Washington University in the USA, with a broad background in art history.  He has been exhibiting work for international audiences since 2000 while concurrently leading a number of public installations. Recently, he has stepped into the field of art mediation by  facilitating discussions for Documenta 14 in Kassel and leading mediation workshops for Adidas, throughout Germany. '''PROJECT STATEMENT'''.
 
 
File:ANITA.JPG|'''Anita Reith, Project Coordinator:''' Anita Reith is a freelancer landscape architect and a PhD student at Szent Istvan University of Budapest. She met the idea of participatory planning first at Kristin Faurest’s lecture. Since that she started to explore more and more of the topic. With an international scholarship she had the chance to work in Canada for an architectural firm who is specialized in participatory planning and community-oriented design. Her Master thesis was based on the Canadian experience – a showcase of the Canadian process application in Hungary. Anita have received several recognitions – from the Hungarian Architectural Association, the Hungarian Urbanist Association and in 2016 Anita won the competition for the Junior Landscape Architect of the Year. Her doctoral research is also related to landscape democracy and the LED2LEAP project. '''PROJECT STATEMENT''' Her PhD research topic is public spaces in lovable and livable cities and how the participation process can change the stories that we have with our environment. The LED2LEAP Hungarian Living Lab will be more focused on the kids perception which is very important as they are the next generation citizens and users of our public spaces.
 
File:ANITA.JPG|'''Anita Reith, Project Coordinator:''' Anita Reith is a freelancer landscape architect and a PhD student at Szent Istvan University of Budapest. She met the idea of participatory planning first at Kristin Faurest’s lecture. Since that she started to explore more and more of the topic. With an international scholarship she had the chance to work in Canada for an architectural firm who is specialized in participatory planning and community-oriented design. Her Master thesis was based on the Canadian experience – a showcase of the Canadian process application in Hungary. Anita have received several recognitions – from the Hungarian Architectural Association, the Hungarian Urbanist Association and in 2016 Anita won the competition for the Junior Landscape Architect of the Year. Her doctoral research is also related to landscape democracy and the LED2LEAP project. '''PROJECT STATEMENT''' Her PhD research topic is public spaces in lovable and livable cities and how the participation process can change the stories that we have with our environment. The LED2LEAP Hungarian Living Lab will be more focused on the kids perception which is very important as they are the next generation citizens and users of our public spaces.
 
File:DENI.JPG|'''Prof. Deni Ruggeri, Project Coordinator:''' Dr. Deni Ruggeri is Associate Professor and Landscape Architecture Section Leader in the Institute for Landscape Architecture and Spatial Planning at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), Norway. His research focuses on social dimensions of landscape and urban design. He is particularly interested in the influence landscapes have on people’s place identity and attachment, and in developing new tools and processes for engaging communities in the design of places that are conducive to sustainable lifestyles, physical and mental well-being, ecological health, economic viability, identity, delight, and biophilia. Deni Ruggeri’s education includes a Ph.D. in Landscape Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley and graduate degrees in both Landscape Architecture and City Planning from Cornell University. He has practiced landscape architecture in California and Colorado, and has international experience in leading community design and visioning processes. Before joining NMBU, Deni has taught in the USA at the University of Oregon and Cornell University. '''PROJECT STATEMENT'''
 
File:DENI.JPG|'''Prof. Deni Ruggeri, Project Coordinator:''' Dr. Deni Ruggeri is Associate Professor and Landscape Architecture Section Leader in the Institute for Landscape Architecture and Spatial Planning at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), Norway. His research focuses on social dimensions of landscape and urban design. He is particularly interested in the influence landscapes have on people’s place identity and attachment, and in developing new tools and processes for engaging communities in the design of places that are conducive to sustainable lifestyles, physical and mental well-being, ecological health, economic viability, identity, delight, and biophilia. Deni Ruggeri’s education includes a Ph.D. in Landscape Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley and graduate degrees in both Landscape Architecture and City Planning from Cornell University. He has practiced landscape architecture in California and Colorado, and has international experience in leading community design and visioning processes. Before joining NMBU, Deni has taught in the USA at the University of Oregon and Cornell University. '''PROJECT STATEMENT'''

Revision as of 11:41, 6 March 2020

The LED2LEAP project team at the international meeting in Bologna, October 2019.


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