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january 2018 – ‘Park of the Old Town Walls’ in Lecce (Italy) –  the area facing the bastions is now open to the public, the construction of the rest of the park goes on…

september 2017 – Amsterdam port – workshop on landscape identity and perception

How do students perceive the landscapes between Amsterdam port area and the locks of IJmuiden on the North Sea? Is Amsterdam still perceived as a port city? – excursion on landscape identity with the students of the minor in Urbanism and Landscape Architecture of AHK

july 2017 – Construction phase of the ‘Park of the Old Town Walls’ in Lecce is going on

The park design has been updated according to the most recent archaeological excavations that have revealed the presence of a Roman road and two different moats. I am collaborating with Lecce’s municipality historical department (Comune di Lecce – lavori pubblici) led by arch. Patrizia Erroi with the design and planting design of the park and of an historical garden inside the city walls.

25 may 2017 – The XVII century Augustinian Convent (ex Convento degli Agostiniani) and church Santa Maria di Ogni Bene with the surrounding ‘Giardino di Ogni Bene’ in Lecce (Italy) is finally opened!  

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October 2016-  My lecture about Italian cultural landscapes at the University of Groningen  NL –   Master in Landscape history – Landscapes of Europe

september 2016 – I am selected among the tutors for the Artist-in-residence programs ‘Serre delle arti Territori di Pietra’ in the stone quarry landscapes around Cursi (Italy). Several international artists are called to study and express their creativity in the astonishing landscapes generated by the stone extraction with all their conflictual aspects between economical use and critical environmental issues.

 9 june 2016 –  my lecture at the conference ‘Urban Forestry and Green Infrastructure PISA 3.0 Green Masterplan’ about the Amsterdam Forest  (Amsterdamse bos –  Amsterdam Municipality) and the Park Biblioteca degli alberi in Milan (Inside Outside Petra Blaisse – Comune di Milano) – Arsenali Pisa (Italy)

paesaggi invisibili   I   invisible landscapes   I  onzichtbare landschappen

! watch a video with some parts of the second  lecture of 11th November 2015, a selection of 5 of the 25 invisible landscapes cases and an interview by Director Rita Venturelli -   link

paesaggi invisibili   I   invisible landscapes   I  onzichtbare landschappen

Exhibition at Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Amsterdam NL

A photographic narrative itinerary through what we (do not) see

By Gianluca Tramutola

October 2015 – New article about the Hortus Botanicus Leiden and the reconstruction of the ‘Clusius Garden’ – Paysage Topscape 21

Lecturing about landscape identity and perception at a course organized by ARPTRA with the Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences of the University of Bari  (Italy) -  link

September 2015  –  Lecture about Italian cultural landscapes at University of Groningen  –  course Landscapes of Europe

January 2015 – new article on Paysage Topscape 18  –  “Abitare il paesaggio”  over the identity of Dutch rural landscapes (project by la4sale landscape architects) and   strategies for contemporary ways of building in the  landscape. 

November 2014 – my photograph ‘Water landscapes: rural fascination of the polders in North Holland’ selected among the 10 selected of the ‘Rural Landscape in Europe’ Photography competition at the XI CEDIA European Conference in Bruxelles.

June 2014 – new article on Paysage Topscape 16, Editor Paysage – La Biblioteca degli alberi a new park in Milan (Giardini di Porta Nuova)  – design Inside Outside Petra Blaisse  – text Gianluca Tramutola.

18th-19th  April 2013 Torino – DNA ITALIA 2013 Lingotto fiere Torino – conference Aiapp (Italian Association of Landscape Architecture) my speech in the landscape section of Rete dei Caselli (Arch. Claudia Valentini): ‘Reuse and landscape transformations along Ferrovie Sud Est’ – a vision on landscape perception and railways  infrastructure .

march 2013 Bari – Partecipation with  Rete dei Caselli as follow up of the workshop at the  conference organized by  WWF Italy and the Region Puglia: DISMISSIONE E RIUSO IN PUGLIA, PROBLEMI, BUONE PRATICHE E BUONE IDEE about the reuse in architecture and landscape – a vision on landscape perception.

8 november 2012 attending the lectures and workhops on “Climate Policy and Sustainable Development” at the year Congress BNSP/NVTL in Utrecht organized by the Dutch Associations of urban planners and landscape architects.

October 2012 Zollino Station – Gianluca Tramutola participates to the workshop “Riqualificazione e tecniche di costruzione locale” with a vision on the landscape along the railway network of FSE (Ferrovie del Sud Est) in Salento – Italy.

 Landscape and infrastructures: perception, design and perspectives

The association Rete dei Caselli is working on the strategies for the reuse of not functional abandoned buildings along the network, that can also play a role in the development, preservation and management of the rural and urban landscapes.

September 2012 – With Andrea Piccaluga, Domenico Damia, Francesca Cavallo ed Anna De Grassi member of the jury of  Start Cup Puglia 2012 on request of ARTI Puglia (Regional Agency for Technology and Innovation). Link

Gianluca Tramutola participates with Streetscape to the Open Urban Lab “Scusi per Via Leuca?”, a bottom-up participatory planning approach program of urban regeneration in Lecce (Italy). Streetscape is a research on the image, identity and design of streets in the urban form of European cities.

Paesaggi di Pietra (Landscapes of stone) a lecture and photographic itinerary over the cultural landscapes of Apulia, presentation by Gianluca Tramutola at Istituto Italiano di Cultura in Amsterdam.

Nociglia (Italy) at Open Urban Lab Superpaduli (Parco dei Paduli) Gianluca with Minke Mulder, both representing MTD landscape architects,  gives a presentation about the ‘Strategies of development and transformation in the Dutch landscapes’

Gianluca Tramutola participates with the project team Water Signs (Segni d`Acqua) to the Open Urban Lab Superpaduli, a bottom-up participatory planning approach experience, pilot project of Regione Puglia for a multifunctional agriculture park (Parco dei Paduli) in an olive grove area of 5500 ha in the heel of Italy. Water Signs studies the guidelines for the reassessment of the  water system of the landscape. The Park is currently the Italian candidate for the Landscape Award of the Council of Europe 2015.

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