Assoc. Prof. , Department of Architecture, Built Environment and Construction Engineering, Politecnico di Milano

Presentation topic

“Healing and therapeutical gardens at hospitals”

Julia (Nerantzia) Tzortzi currently is Associate Professor at the Department of Architecture, Built Environment and Construction Engineering Politecnico di Milano and Board Member of the PhD program of the Department.

She has also established the Master of Landscape Architecture at Neapolis University of Pafos, Cyprus while she was a visiting professor at ZUST University in China and in several Universities in Greece. Julia does research in Architectural Engineering, Ecological Engineering and Transportation Engineering. One of her previous projects is ‘Athens 2004 Olympic Games.’ Julia is Board Member of LE: NOTRE INSTITUTE, Fellow of the Landscape Institute (UK), member of IFLA, AIAPP, PHALA. 

Julia has served for 15 years as Executive Professional in Landscape Architecture at the Ministry of Environment, Urban Planning and Energy – Climate Change of Greece. During her service at the Ministry she served as General Project Manager at the Environmental Awareness Park Organization of Antonis Tritsis, the largest urban park in Greece (120 Ha).

The last 10 years she has been leading more than 30 European Programmes (e.g. HARMONIA, HOMEE, proGIreg, GREENLINK, PERIURBAN, GARDEN ART DESIGN) with an emphasis on Cultural Landscapes, Environmental Design and Climate Change (HORIZON 2020, JPI, INTERREG IVC, FP7, LIFE+).

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