Urban designer, public space activist, social entrepreneur. Member of the Prize’s Board of Experts 2022 and 2024
Luisa Bravo is a global academic scholar, social entrepreneur and public space activist. She has more than 15-years 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. Luisa is the Founder of the non-profit organization City Space Architecture and she is the Founder and Editor in Chief of ‘The Journal of Public Space’, the first, international, interdisciplinary, academic, open access journal entirely dedicated to public space.
Luisa’s lecture ‘Stand up for Public Space!’ has been included in the UN Habitat Global Urban Lectures series and is also a global campaign that Luisa is leading as principal researcher. Luisa is the Founder and Curator of the Public Space Museum dedicated to collaborative and transdisciplinary approach to public space practice, merging art, architecture and technology into a complex new discipline.
Last updated: January 2022