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Tiago Torres Campos

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Education/Academic qualification

Master of Science, ISA, Technical University of Lisbon
The role of public space in reading the landscape


Tiago Torres-Campos is a Portuguese Landscape Architect and Assistant Professor in Landscape Architecture at the University of Edinburgh.

He spent five years working in practice at an international renowned practice studio in Lisbon, where he gained extensive experience in landscape architectural design, regional, and master planning in both urban and rural landscapes. He was responsible for delivering award-winning proposals in international competitions, and also for managing the research and international communication teams.

He joined academia in 2012 and is the Programme Director of the MA in Landscape Architecture, at the Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh. He also lectures at the European Masters in Landscape Architecture (EMiLA) and is currently an External Examiner at the University of Greenwich. Between 2011and 2016 he was a Visiting Teaching Fellow in the PhD programme in Architecture at the University of Lisbon.

Currently, he is doing a PhD in Architecture by Design where he investigates possibilities of contemporary territories and landscapes to exist in the face of the Anthropocene. His research evolves around unsettling issues and questioning limits involved in thick geopolitical representations of Manhattan, NYC. Other relevant research interests include territorial transformation ecologies, urban and landscape change in Latin American cities, and applications and implications of digital media on the contemporary perceptions of the landscape. He co-chaired the international symposium Postcards from the Anthropocene  in June 2017.

He has published internationally and is the founder of CNTXT Studio , a research-by-design platform focusing on the study of landscape and its intersections with architecture, art, design and digital media.



Research outputs

  1. The Grid and the Bedrock: Manhattan through a Cartographical Geo-Tale

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

  2. Into the Darkness: Critical Verticalities through the Black Marble

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  3. The Other Side

    Research output: Non-textual formExhibition

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Research activities & awards

  1. The Latent Image

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

  2. The Latent Image

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

  3. Postcards from the Anthropocene: Unsettling the Geopolitics of Representation

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

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Research projects

  1. Preston Street Playground Project

    Project: University Awarded Project Funding

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