Svava Riesto is Associate Professor at the Section of Landscape Architecture and Planning, University of Copenhagen. Her research interests lie in the history, heritage and transformation of urbanlandscapes. Svava studied art history at the FreieUniversität Berlin, Arctic University of Tromsø and the University ofCopenhagen, from where she also holds a PhD in landscape architecture.  Svava has worked several years in landscape architecture and collaborative heritage practices. She has published widely and her most recent books are Biography of an Industrial Landscape: Carlsberg’s Urban Spaces Retold (Amsterdam University Press2017) and Vademecum: 77 Minor Terms for Writing Urban Places, (co-edited with Havik, Pint, Steiner (NAi 2020). She leadsthe research project Women in Danish Architecture in partnership with Henriette Steiner (Danish Independent Research Fund and others, 2020-23) and is heading the work package on living heritage in the European project PuSH– Public Space in Social Housing (HERA 2019-21).