miriam garcía

Associate researcher




Miriam García García is PhD in architecture, landscape architect, urban planner, founder and director of LAND LAB: urban design and resilient landscape planning laboratory based in Barcelona. She combines professional practice with research and teaching on both sides of the Atlantic. She is currently an associate professor in the Department of Urbanism, Territory and Landscape of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia and a member of the Scientific Committee of Europan Europe.
Her research and professional practice are linked to landscape and ecology as motors of change for plans and projects at multiple scales. In this context, she collaborates with IHCantabria in planning and resilient design for adaptation to climate change in coastal areas.
He has also been director of emblematic coastal adaptation projects, territorial plans and urban visions, such as the Coastal Planning Plans for Cantabria and Galicia, Future Scenarios for the Coast of Barcelona and Besós and Santander, Habitat Futuro, among others. Many of these works have national and international recognition such as the Prize of the XII Biennial of Spanish Architecture and Urbanism or Good Practice 2012 of the UN-Habitat Committee.
Attached to the Climate, Energy and Marine Infrastructures group of Universidad de Cantabria.