Updates 2017-02-17: new due dates and peer-reviewed articles

🔨 CHANGED: THE DUE DATE for abstract acceptance has been moved to 31 March 2017

🔨 CHANGED: a small, but painful mistake has been corrected on the page about Thomas Oles. We are sorry…

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Paulo Farinha-Marques



Paulo Farinha-Marques is an Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto – Portugal .

He graduated in Landscape Architecture at the Technical University of Lisbon – High Institute of Agronomy (1988) and obtained a PhD at the Faculty of Architectural Studies – University of Sheffield – UK (1999).

Since 1996 he has combined teaching and design practice across scales.

His main areas of interest are the planning, design and management of public green spaces (mainly gardens, parks, woodlands and green corridors) vegetation / habitat assessment studies, urban biodiversity and landscape character and visual assessment.

Address: Department of Geosciences, Environment and Spatial Planning, Rua do Campo Alegre, 687 4169 – 007 PORTO, PORTUGAL

Thomas Oles

Thomas Oles was born and raised in Massachusetts, USA. He attended Reed College in Portland, Oregon and later the University of Washington, where he earned degrees in both comparative literature and landscape architecture. In 2001-2002 he studied landscape architecture at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts and the Royal Danish Agricultural and Veterinary University, now part of the University of Copenhagen. He worked as a landscape architect in New York and Boston before entering the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where he received his doctorate in 2008.

Before joining SLU Thomas Oles taught landscape architecture and landscape history at the University of Oregon; the Amsterdam University of the Arts (where he initiated and led the program ‘Living Landscape’); Cornell University; and the University of Edinburgh. He is the author of two books, Walls: Enclosure and Ethics in the Modern Landscape (University of Chicago Press, 2014) and Go with Me: 50 Steps to Landscape Thinking (Architectura + Natura, 2013). He is currently writing a book on fieldwork in landscape design, to be published by Routledge in 2018.

Thomas Oles is currently working at SLU, Sweden.

(Sorry, there was a mistake, incorrect address in Portugal ¯\_(ツ)_/¯)