CV and professional practice

  • since 10/2016
    Teaching associate at the Institute of Landscape Architecture, Faculty of Architecture, RWTH Aachen University

  • since 2002
    Landscape architect with own firm in Italy, since 2014 in Germany, (beretta kastner landschaft architektur)

  • Winterterms 2018/19 and 2019/20
    Associate Lecturer for Landscape Design at FH Aachen University for Applied Sciences

  • 2016
    Operational Scientific Committee member of “Tasting the Landscape” 53° IFLA World Congress, Turin, Italy

  • 2015
    Scientific Committee member of “ Agritecture & Landscape 2015", International Congress about Urban Agriculture (Council of the Italian Architects´, Planners´ and Landscape Architects´ Associations, Paysage Editor) Triennale di Milano, Italy

  • Between 2007 and 2014
    Research and teaching associate at Mendrisio Academy of Architecture (Accademia di Architettura), Switzerland (collaboration with Prof. Henk Hartzema, Prof. Christian Sumi, Prof. Joao Nunes and Joao Gomes da Silva)

  • Between 2006 and 2012
    Visiting lecturer at the Polytechnic University of Turin (Politecnico di Torino), Faculty of Architecture and Environment and at Scuola Agraria del Parco di Monza (Gardening and Landscape Design Technical College in Monza), Italy

  • 03/2007 to 07/2012
    Adjunct Professor for Landscape Architecture at the Polytechnic University of Milan (Politecnico di Milano), Faculty of Architecture, Italy

  • 10/1998 bis 12/2002
    Post Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture at the University of Genua, Faculty of Architecture, Italy

  • 09/1995 to 06/1996
    Erasmus Exchange Program at Delft University of Technlogy, Faculty of Architecture (TU Delft, Fakulteit Bouwkunde), Netherlands

  • 10/1990 to 07/1998
    Master’s Degree in Architecture at the Polytechnic University of Milan, Faculty of Architecture, Italy


Awards, distinctions and scholarships

  • 2016
    Brand & Landscape Prize (Council of the Italian Architects´, Planners´ and Landscape Architects´ Associations - Triennale di Milano - Paysage Editor, Milan) for the section Industry und Landscape with the Project: Technogym Business Village, Cesena, Italy
  • 2010
    PAYSMED III Prize (Mediterranean Landscape Prize, part of PAIS. MED.URBAN, program co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund) for the Project Parco delle Risaie, Milan, Italy (with arch. Gioia Gibelli)
  • 2008
    Lavinia Taverna Prize, acknowledgment for young female Italian Landscape Architects (Garden Club Monza and Società Orticola di Lombardia)