Marina López

Marina López holds a PhD in architecture from the University of Seville and is a Juan de la Cierva postdoctoral researcher at the UPM. Her line of research is situated on the margins between landscape, heritage and architecture, proposing methods to recognise and value the cultural significance of the territory. She is the author of articles in Landscape and Urban Planning, European Planning Studies, Landscape Research and Journal of Maps, among others. Her doctoral thesis, ‘Landscape Project and Territorial Heritage. Conceptual and strategic bases applied to the northwestern territory of Seville’ has obtained a Special Mention in the Prize for the Best Doctoral Thesis in Architecture and Construction Sciences awarded by the Institute of Architecture and Construction Sciences of the University of Seville.

 She has been an FPU Predoctoral Fellow at the University of Seville (2017-2021) and Visiting Scholar at the Dipartimento di Culture del progetto of the Università Iuav di Venezia (2018, 2019), at the Cultural Landscapes Information and Planning Lab at the Politecnico di Milano (2021) and at the Centro Studi e Archivio della Comunicazione of the Università di Parma (2022).

 She has been awarded three times with the IUACC (University of Seville) Quarterly Award for the Best Scientific Publication in Architecture and Building Sciences and has won an international award for research excellence (Premio alla Ricerca ACRI, 2022).