Giambattista Zaccariotto is associate professor at the Institute of Urbanism and Landscape. He is practicing landscape architect at Asplan Viak (NO) and visiting professor at the University IUAV of Venezia, Postgraduate European Master in Urbanism (EMU). Focus of his work is the project of the contemporary city and territory using landscape as point of departure with water as key. His PhD in Urbanism (University IUAV Venezia and TU Delft ) is a research by design on water-sensitive design tools for territories of dispersion. His previous affiliations include West 8 Urban Design & Landscape Architecture Rotterdam and Studio Secchi-Viganò Architecture & Urbanism Milano. He is co-editor of the books Scarcity in Excess, The Built Environment and the Economic Crisis in Iceland (2014) and Landscapes of Water (2008).