With a background in environmental and urban planning, Alex has a focus on urban water studies, standing in an interdisciplinary orientation to practice based researches, builded from knowledge of Ecology, Urbanism and Landscape Architecture. His academic interests are theories and practices of urban water management that aim higher ecological and social function in cities; the institutional barriers of the government structure to operate ecologically based paradigms; and the role of local communities in the process of urban development.
Alex has a Bachelor in Environmental Management and Analysis and a Master in Urban Engineering from the Federal University of São Carlos, Brazil, and a Master in Urban and Regional Planning from the Technical University of Madrid, Spain.
- Critical Urban Governance
- Politics of Water
- Integrated Urban Water Management
- Water Sensitive Cities
Associate Professor Wendy Steele
Dr Benjamin Cooke
Dr Brian Coffey