Sylvia Karres will be speaking as LILA 2018 jury member. She will participate in the discussion together with Robert Schäfer and Denis Leontiev, CEO of Strelka KB. They will be discussing the role of Strelka KB in Russia and will focus on methodologies that contributed to vast improvement of qualitiy of public space in Moscow and other Russian cities.
bio: Sylvia Karres (1956) studied landscape architecture at the Rijks Hogere School voor Tuin- en Landschapsinrichting (State College of Gardening and Landscaping) in Boskoop and at the Academy of Architecture in Amsterdam. She has previously worked at Bureau Maas, as well as for the Province of North Holland, and for ten years as a designer and project manager at Bureau Bakker and Bleeker (now B+B) in Amsterdam. In 1997, she founded the office of karres+brands together with Bart Brands. Sylvia is director and co-owner of karres+brands.