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Research and education

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Plant physiology and biology

The research focused on the response of specific physiological parameters of photosyntesis in relevant crops to the modification of environmental conditions like high CO2 concentration, nutrients deficiency, drought stress, elevate temperatures, etc. The study was carried out in USA, UK and Switzerland, evaluating the responses of important physiological processes to...

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Phytoremediation

Phytoremediation is a technique to remediate polluted soils with the use of plants and their capability of adsorbing, degrading, immobilizing or metabolizing pollutants in their tissues. The phytoremediation experiences of our Firm have been addressed mainly at the remediation of polluted soils and at the treatment of sewage sludges. Projects...

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Global change

The research on the effects of global change on the vegetable kingdom and the understanding of how plants react to atmospheric CO2 increase is a strategic topic for our future. The following studies simulated – in open-air conditions – the foreseable situation and thus verified how plants mitigate those effects,...

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Pollutants and environmental modelling

PM10 dusts identify the particulate matter with a diameter minor than 10 micron, also known as inhalable dusts thanks to their capability of penetrating the upper section of the breathing apparatus (from nose to larynx). According to their physiological resistance, plants are able to filter particulate matter by intercepting it...

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Monitoring, urban research and design practices

The urban ecosystem and its ecological complexity is one of the main field of study of our Firm. The understanding of the capability of plants of bringing multiple benefits to the urban environment, at the cultural, environmental, psychophysical, social and economic level, is one of the main principles to aknowledge...

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Restoration of historic gardens

The restoration of historic gardens is based upon the knowledge and evaluation of the existing plants asset, from a botanic, health, static, historic, and cultural point of view. Therefore, in addition to the careful research and investigation of archive materials, the restoration of the historic garden needs a thorough “in situ”...

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Conferences

Our Firm organize and participate to conferences and events about landscape architecture, envronmental sustainability, historic gardens restoration and urban ecosystem research. We collaborate with associations, research centers and universities in Italy and abroad.

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Education

Our professional activity involves also education and teaching. Our experts organize professional training course on landscape design and teaching at university and master degree level.

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Publications

Our multidisciplinary team actively collaborates with some of the major magazines and publications in the field of landscape architecture in Italy and internationally.