Dimitra Babalis is Associate Professor of Urban Planning and Design at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Florence and an Architect-Engineer. She is the Founder and Chair of the “International Group on Urban and Architecture Design (INTEGRO UAD). She is a Visiting Professor at various European Universities, Co-ordinator and Chair of Erasmus Programmes and Workshops. She has been involved in several funded European Research Projects. Her research interests have focused on interdisciplinary urban design, sustainable urban regeneration and masterplanning, innovative transformation of cultural heritage, design of heritage urban space and waterfront urban space. E’ author of several scientific publications, author and editor of books, chapter of books. She is the Series Editor of “Cities,Desig&Sustainability. The New Series
Babalis D.,“Changed Perspectives and Behaviours on Sustainable Planning and Design Issues Under Covid and Post-Covid Era” (2021) in Babalis D., (Edited by) Pursuing on Research Items. Changing the Ways, Principles and Methods of the Scientific Research Future, Altralinea Edizioni, Firenze. Cities, Design & Sustainability | Altralinea Edizioni
Babalis D., “A new Typology of Pocket Parks: Insparing Small Spaces for Changing cities. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineering. Urban Design and Planning (2020), 1-10 – ISSN:1755-0793. DOI:10.1680/jurdp.19.00018.
Babalis D., (Edited By) Public Open Space in Transition for Health and Well-being. Dealing with Undergoing Urban Change,(2020), Altralinea Edizioni, Firenze. ISBN: 9791280178190, Cities, Design & Sustainability | Altralinea Edizioni