Marina Cervera Alonso de Medina
Degree in Landscape Architecture from ETSAB (UPC) . Higher Degree as Masters in Landscape Architecture and Urbanism from the same university. She has been awarded with several scholarships such us Mies van der Rohe Foundation (2001), Caja de Arquitectos Foundation (2002), the CRPP (Centre de Recerca de Projectes de Paisatge, UPC), Villa LeNôtre (Résidences internationales pour paysagistes, 2017).
Her professional practice has been developed through Ateliers Jean Nouvel (Paris), the Centre for Research and Projectes Landscape (CRPP, UPC) and since 2003 through her own Barcelona-based professional practice involving planning, landscape architecture and architecture. She combines her studio work her tasks as Executive Director of the Landscape Architecture Office at the Architects’ Association of Catalonia (COAC) and as a Member of the Executive Committee of the International Biennial of Landscape Barcelona.
She is an adjunct professor for Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. BarcelonaTech. ETSAB, DUOT, teaching at official the Masters in Landscape Architecture, MBLandArch. She also teaches urban design and landscape architecture in the Public Space workshop of the Master’s Program in Landscape Architecture (Fundació Politècnica de Catalunya) and has lectured around the world in conferences, seminars and international workshops.
In the field of professional activism, she is past Chair of Professional Practice and Policies of the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA), has been a long run contributor to IFLA EUROPE since 2009, as Secretary General and Communications Chair. She is currently engaged as member of the School Recognition Panel and was appointed Honorary Member in IFLA EURPOE Granada General Assembly 2021.