Luisa Bravo


Universally Accesible Public Spaces for All
Editors: Hannes Juhlin Lagrelius, Luisa Bravo
Guest Editor: Victor S. Pineda


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How to Cite
Bravo, L. (2022) “Vol. 7 n. 2 | 2022 | FULL ISSUE”, The Journal of Public Space, 7(2), pp. 1–292. doi: 10.32891/jps.v7i2.1614.
Author Biography

Luisa Bravo, City Space Architecture

Luisa Bravo is a global academic scholar and educator, cultural entrepreneur and public space activist. She has more than 20-year experience in the professional field as urban planner and designer with a specific focus on public space. Her expertise is grounded in extensive academic postdoctoral research and teaching in Italy and Europe, the United States, Middle East, Asia and Australia. Throughout her academic career, she held different academic positions, in Italy and abroad, and she has been the recipient of prestigious grants and awards.
She is Founding Member and President of City Space Architecture,a non-profit cultural association based in Italy with a mission to studying, making, spreading and sharing public space culture, through an interdisciplinary approach, involving art and architecture. She is the Founder, Editor in chief and Journal Manager of ‘The Journal of Public Space’, established by City Space Architecture in partnership with UN-Habitat, the United Nations Human Settlements Programme. 
Luisa is a renowned speaker at major UN-Habitat global summits, such as Habitat III, the UN conference on Sustainable Development, held in Quito (Ecuador, 2016) and the World Urban Forum (2018 in Kuala Lumpur; 2020 in Abu Dhabi; 2022 in Katowice), where she organized networking and training events and curated exhibitions in cooperation with global stakeholders.  She was also selected to attend two High-level meetings on the implementation of the New Urban Agenda (2017 / 2022), held at the UN headquarters in New York and convened by the General Assembly.
Luisa’s lecture ‘Stand up for Public Space!’ - www.standupforpublicspace.org - has been included in the UN Habitat Global Urban Lectures series (season 4 - 2017), one of the UN-Habitat’s most publicly shared online outreach initiatives. 

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