284 Stephan Kampelmann is a researcher at LoUIsE – Laboratory on Urbanism, Infrastructure and Ecologies at the Faculty of Architecture of Université libre de Bruxelles. He is co-founder and director of the Urban Ecology Centre Brussels and the academic spin-off Osmos. His work on sustainability, co-design, circular economy, and social-ecological systems has been published in journals such as Ecological Economics, Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, International Journal of Urban Sustainable Development, and Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions. Stephan participated in the Integrated Urban Design E-studio for XXIth Century Sustainable Metropolitan Regions workshop and juries in Barcelona and Brussels. Adrien Laügt studied philosophy and architecture in Brussels (ULB) and participated in the Integrated Urban Design E-studio for XXIth Century Sustainable Metropolitan Regions in 2016 as a master’s student. He has worked as a draftsman and collaborated with interdisciplinary research teams Micm’Arc and Metrolab Brussels. His personal investigations range across the fields of sustainable planning, ecology, cartography, epistemology, and political philosophy. Joan Martí is an architect who graduated from ETSAB. Since 2015, he has been an assistant researcher at the Barcelona Laboratory of Urbanism (LUB), where he has participated in various academic projects dealing with cogenerative design and in the organization of the First European Prize MSM 2017, among others. During 2016, he collaborated as an assistant in the Integrated Urban Design E-studio for XXIth Century Sustainable Metropolitan Regions seminar in ETSAB. Since 2015, he has developed works and competitions in urbanism at various scales as a team member of the studio Carles Enrich. Alessio Milan is a master’s student of architecture and urbanism at the Univesità IUAV di Venezia. He has a bachelor’s degree in architecture and is currently working on his master’s thesis. He participated in the Integrated Urban Design E-studio for XXI Century Sustainable Metropolitan Regions during 2017 with a research by design project “Eni Park” in Porto Marghera, Veneto. Alvise Moretti is finishing his master’s degree in architecture and urban design at Università IUAV di Venezia with a thesis on urban and rural regeneration. During his studies, he attended a semester at the Manchester School of Architecture as part of the Erasmus program; he also has experience in several architecture and urban design offices in Italy and abroad. He participated in the Integrated Urban Design E-studio for XXI Century Sustainable Metropolitan Region in the role of coauthor of the Atlas of Metropolitan Regions and of the essay “The Marzenego River and the Diffuse City: Regeneration Scenarios.” Asier Ovejas Aketxe is a 24-year-old student from Bilbao studying at Barcelona School of Architecture (ETSAB) of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). He is interested in large-scale social projects addressing efficiency and sustainability. Besides his participation in the Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership relating to this publication, he has also participated in an International Workshop in Beijing dealing with pollution and obsolete industry.
285 BIOGRAPHIES OF AUTHORS Jorge Perea is an associated Professor of Urban Design at the School of Architecture of Barcelona (ETSAB) and active member at the Barcelona Laboratory of Urbanism. Together with Professor Carles Crosas, he directs the Ecosystemic Urbanism course and has been involved in the preparation and development of international research studios with urban metabolism as major topic. Professionally, he is principal at JPAM, Agency of Architecture and Urban Design, has received international awards in architecture and urban design competitions, and is currently developing projects involving urban metabolism in the metropolitan region of Barcelona. Thomas Pesce is a student of architecture and urbanism at the Università IUAV di Venezia. He has a bachelor’s degree in architecture and is currently working on his master’s thesis. He participated in the Integrated Urban Design E-studio for XXIth Century Sustainable Metropolitan Regions during 2017 with a research-bydesign project Eni Park in Porto Marghera, Veneto. Eftalia Proios has contributed to the research in strategies for urban metabolism led by the Barcelona Laboratory of Urbanism since 2014. Approaching this research from a design standpoint during the workshop UpCycle Barcelona: Cogenerative Design Strategies for a Sustainable Urban Metabolism in Zona Franca, she has continued to pursue the potential alignment of ecology and urbanism through a broader territorial framework for the ETSAB course Ecosystemic Urbanism, as well as interaction with other EU collaborators of the Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership in the digital platform metropolitan-estudio.eu. Miguel Rami, 26 years old, was born in Mallorca, Spain. He graduated from the ETSA Barcelona after also studying as an exchange student at UT Sydney. During his final project year, he participated in the ETSAB course Ecosystemic Urbanism that was connected with the Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership as well as the workshop Integrated Urban Design for Sustainable Metropolitan Regions in Venice. He is currently working as a freelance architect in Morera Studio. Marco Ranzato is a researcher at the Faculty of Architecture La Cambre Horta of the Université libre de Bruxelles and co-director of Latitude Platform. His research focuses on an expanded understanding of ecological design and processes of horizontal urbanization, as well as on the co-production of water, energy, and waste services and co-design. He recently edited the book Water vs. Urban Scape: Exploring Integrated Water-Urban Arrangements. During the Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership Integrated Urban Design E-studio for XXIth Century Sustainable Metropolitan Regions, Marco assisted the academic team of the three universities in the organization and progress of design studios, workshops, and juries. Cristina Renzoni is Assistant Professor of Urbanism at Politecnico di Milano. She has been a post-doc fellow at Università Iuav di Venezia (2009–10 and 2012–16) and at Università Roma Tre (2011–12). Her research activities deal with urban facilities, social demands, and planning history. She has been part of the teaching staff of the Erasmus Intensive Program Upcycle: Cogenerative Design Strategies for a Sustainable Urban Metabolism and the Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership Integrated Urban Design E-studio for XXI Century Sustainable Metropolitan Regions. Her books include Bernardo Secchi (Officina 2017, with M.C. Tosi), Explorations in the Middle-