Damjana Gantar is a PhD in Landscape architecture, she works as senior researcher at the Urban planning institute of the Republic of Slovenia (UIRS) and thus participates in multidisciplinary transnational and national projects.
Her work involves scientific and applied studies of environmental and landscape aspects in spatial planning. Main research interests are landscape changes and scenarios, and the preservation of quality and cultural heritage in the countryside in correlation to various drivers such as policies or demographic changes.
She complements these areas with aspects of energy efficiency within spatial planning and renovation of cultural heritage buildings.
Since 2017 she is the editor-in-chief of Urbani izziv, scientific journal published by UIRS.
Selected current projects
- (URBANI IZZIV 2021 "JS" GANTAR)
-1 (2021 - 2021)
- Vertical greening for liveable cities - co-create innovation for the breakthrough of an old concept (Urban Vertical Green 2.0 - ARRS)
JPI Urban Europe (2018 - 2021)
ARRS (2016 - 2018)