286 Class City (Lettera22 2015, with G. Caramellino and F. De Pieri), and Il Progetto ’80 (Alinea 2012). Florentine Sieux is a researcher at LoUIsE – Laboratory on Urbanism, Infrastructure and Ecologies at the Faculty of Architecture of Université libre de Bruxelles. Her research by design focuses on workers’ sustainable mobility in the typical Belgian context. She participated in Integrated Urban Design E-studio for XXIth Century Sustainable Metropolitan Regions in 2016 as a master’s student from ULB and contributed to the project Productive Landscape as a New Public Space for Residential Suburb. She is interested in urban metabolism and the relationship between urban design and ecology, and in particular in peri-urban situations, which are the main subject of her master’s thesis. Roberta Sinesi is an Italian architect born in Catania, Sicily. After graduating from the Università la Sapienza in Rome in 2016, she participated in the Integrated Urban Design Studio for XXIth Century Sustainable Metropolitan Regions during her exchange year in ETSAB. She has just finished a master’s degree in urban interior design at the Politécnico di Milano. Elisabeth Terrisse de Botton is an architect who graduated from ETSAB in 2017. During her studies, she was strongly interested in field of urbanism, specifically at the design level and in both theoretical and conceptual approaches. For this reason, she participated in several workshops on these topics around Europe, including workshops with Raumlaborberlin, Lebanon University, and the German University in Cairo, and in the Integrated Urban Design E-Studio for XXIth Century Sustainable Metropolitan Region. She currently works as an architect in Lausanne, Switzerland while contributing to several publications. Margot Therond is a French architect who graduated from the Faculty of Architecture of Université libre de Bruxelles. She participated in the Integrated Urban Design E-studio for XXIth Century Sustainable Metropolitan Regions in 2016 as master’s students from ULB, where she contributed to the project of Productive Landscape as a New Public Space for Residential Suburb with Florentine Sieux and Thibault Wery. In 2015, she completed an exchange program at Chulalongkorn University of Bangkok, and an internship in Office of Bangkok Architects (OBA), where she was a team member of the project of the Thai Expo Pavilion Milan. She is interested in urbanism and the typology of suburbs and big cities and completed a research thesis on the urban networks and typology of the city of Jakarta (Indonesia). Leandro Varillas Sànchez is a student of architecture and urbanism at the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Valladolid. He studied for a year on an Erasmus grant in Italy at Univesistà IUAV di Venezia. He participated in the Integrated Urban Design E-studio for XXIth Century Sustainable Metropolitan Regions in 2017 with a research-by-design project Eni Park in Porto Marghera, Veneto. Thibault Wéry is an architect who graduated in 2016 from the Faculty of Architecture of Université libre de Bruxelles. During the last semester of 2016, he participated in the Integrated Urban Design E-studio for XXIth Century Sustainable Metropolitan Regions in ULB, focusing his research by design on the city of Halle in
287 BIOGRAPHIES OF AUTHORS the Flemish region. The relationship between culture, architecture, and urbanism is at the center of his interests and his master’s thesis. After exploring those topics, he is now working on projects at several levels of scale in Flanders. Lars Wüstemann was born and raised until the age of seventeen in Venezuela and comes from a German-Italian family. After graduating from high school, he moved to Germany to study architecture at the Technical University of Munich. Following the second year of his bachelor’s degree he moved to the city of Barcelona to study at ETSAB as an Erasmus exchange student. He dedicates most of his exchange time to his personal interest in architecture and has participated in the course Ecosystemic Urbanism, where he also participated in the Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership Integrated Urban Design E-studio for XXIth Century Sustainable Metropolitan Regions. He is currently finishing his bachelor’s degree in Munich.
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