Andrea Balestrini is a landscape architect who studied at the Politecnico di Milano and at the University of Stuttgart. During his studies, he delved into the discipline of landscape planning with a focus on green infrastructure and sustainable urban drainage both in the context of European metropolitan areas and in megacities such as Seoul, Cairo and Lima. In the Peruvian capital, he took an internship at SERPAR (Lima’s Parks Service) and developed his thesis in cooperation with universities and local NGOs.

His professional background includes experiences in the academic field at the University of Stuttgart and in private firms both in Germany and Italy. In the course of his studies he obtained a diploma in Arboriculture at the Scuola Agraria del Parco di Monza, attended the Terra Institute’s course in Sustainable Development Consulting and the Europa Business School’s Master in Europlanning.

Andrea has been working since 2014 in the LAND Group at the lead of several EU-funded projects and innovative consultancies, and is currently Ecological consultant for the Municipality of Merano within the European project JustNature.

Andrea Balestrini has been Involved in these projects

Regeneration of the Enel Palladio Plant, Porto Marghera

Regeneration of the Enel Palladio Plant, Porto Marghera