Lorenzo Vallerini,  architect and landscape architect,  taught Landscape Architecture at the DIDA-Department of Architecture of the University of Florence between 1990 and 2015. He has carried out researches and projects at national and international level on topics related to landscape planning and design. During an intense professional activity that has lasted for over thirty years he has been involved in plans and studies concerning the territory, the  environmental insertion of large infrastructures and the design of gardens, parks and urban public spaces. He is the author of more than seventy publications and nine books (researches, professional experiences and theoretical essays).