Sara Favargiotti–Ph.D., architect, and guitarist–is Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Trento (since 2020). She is specialized in landscape urbanism and ecological design with a specific focus on emerging infrastructures and their influence on cities, landscapes, and territories. Her research and teaching focus on contemporary landscapes with a design approach based on transformation through adaptation and innovation. M.Arch in Architecture at the University of Genoa (2009) and Ph.D. in Architectural, Landscape and Urban Design at IUAV (2014), she has been Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Trento (2017-2019). She has been visiting scholar at the Observatori de la Urbanizació of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (2013), at the Leibniz Universität Hannover (2015), and at the Office for Urbanization, Harvard University Graduate School of Design (2016). Since 2018 she is a member of the Directive Board of IASLA, Italian Academic Society of Landscape Architecture (IASLA). She is coordinator or responsible of local team for: “Branding4Resilience – Tourist infrastructure as a tool to enhance small villages by drawing resilient communities and new open habitats” (PRIN 2017, Young Line, 2020-2023); EIT Food-KIC “HelpFood 4.0 – Food Ecosystem Scalability. Assessing digital and cultural potential of Food Hubs towards sustainable local food systems” (2022); “SATURN. System and sustainable Approach to virTuous interaction of Urban and Rural LaNdscapes” (2018-2021); “Trento Urban Transformation”, scientific research to support the review of Trento Urban Plan (2016-2021). She is author of numerous essays internationally published and of the book Airport On-hold. Towards Resilient Infrastructures (Trento: LISt Lab, 2016), as well as co-author with Charles Waldheim of the book Airfield Manual: A Field Guide to the Transformation of Abandoned Airports (Cambridge: Harvard Graduate School of Design, 2017).