Mapping Natural Transformations: Studio Roberto Rovira’s EcoAtlas, Art and Design
Roberto Rovira is the principal of Studio Roberto Rovira and an associate professor and former chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental and Urban Design at Florida International University. His teaching, research and creative work explore the field of landscape architecture through various lenses that often test the concepts of time and transformation and the potential of landscape architecture to play a pivotal role in envisioning and shaping public space.
Rovira has been recognized internationally for his work as an educator and professional landscape architect. Architect’s Newspaper named his firm one of the five most exciting in Miami, and Fast Company magazine selected his EcoAtlas project as a 2018 World Changing Ideas finalist. Rovira additionally earned an Emerging Voice award from the Architectural League of New York, one of the most coveted awards in North American architecture. He has been the lead designer in national and international projects and his work ranges from environmental installations and competitions to art commissions and landscape architectural projects.