Associate Professor, School of Landscape Architecture + Environmental and Urban Design, Florida International University
Roberto Rovira is principal of Studio Roberto Rovira, and an associate professor and former chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture + Environmental and Urban Design at Florida International University. As a landscape architect with a design, engineering, and fine arts background, his teaching, research, and creative work explore the potential of landscape architecture in public space, and the intersection of technology and the natural world. Roberto has been recognized nationally and internationally for his work as an educator and professional, including receiving the Architectural League’s Emerging Voices award, one of the most coveted awards in North American architecture. In 2017, he was identified by Architect’s Newspaper as having one of the five most exciting design firms in Miami. He has been lead designer in national and international projects, and his work ranges from environmental installations and competitions to art commissions and landscape architecture projects.