- Current position Professor of Urban Design
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Faculty of Sciences and Bio-Engineering Sciences
Department of Geography
Building F - Room 4.53
- Phone +32 (02) 629 35 10
- Website www.cosmopolis.be
Fabio Vanin is professor of landscape urbanism at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and co-founder and director of LATITUDE Platform for Urban Research and Design. His current research addresses environmental threats in urbanized areas, focusing in particular on water, and on emerging urban patterns based on security issues. He also has a strong research interest in the growth of African cities, especially in Lusophone countries.
Design studio 1 (MSc STeR*)
Design studio 2 (MSc STeR*)
Landscape 2 with Elke Vanempten (MSc STeR*)
2004-2008: PhD in Urbanism, IUAV University of Venice, Italy
1996-2003: BA and MA in Architecture (cum laude), IUAV University of Venice, Italy
2014: Research Fellow, Bayreuth Academy of Advanced African Studies, University of Bayreuth, Germany
2013-2014: FSE Research Fellow, IUAV University of Venice, Italy
2012-2014: Researcher, SUPSI, University of Lugano, Switzerland
2013: Teaching assistant and tutor, Venice Semester Abroad Program, University of Virginia, United States
2010-2011: Researcher, teaching assistant and tutor, Department of Urbanism, TU Eindhoven, Netherlands
2009-2010: Senior Urban Designer, BUUR Bureau Urbanisme, Brussels, Belgium
2009: Researcher, Berlage Institute, Rotterdam, Netherlands
2008: Teaching assistant and tutor Urban Advanced Design Studio, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
2006-2007: Researcher, Department of Urbanism, TU Eindhoven, Netherlands
2004-2005: Senior Urban Designer, Studio Secchi Viganò, Italy and Belgium
Vanin, F (2015) Physical and Ephemeral Devices for Urban Security: the Case of Luanda, in: E. Bonini Lessing (ed.) Urban Safety and Security, Milan: Franco Angeli.
Vanin, F (2015) Questioning the Urban Form: Maputo and Luanda, in: C. Nunes Silva (ed.) Urban Planning in Lusophone African Countries, Farnham: Ashgate.
Vanin, F (2013) Maputo, cidade aberta. Investigação sobre uma capital Africana / Maputo, open city. Investigations on an African capital, Lisbon: Fundação Serra Henriques.
Vanin, F (ed.) (2013) Pancho Guedes: Vitruvius Mozambicanus, Venice: IUAV editions.
Vanin, F, (2013) Rhone river, in: Maria Chiara Tosi (ed.) Towards an Atlas of the European Delta, LISt-LAb, Trento.