Attila Tóth, Dipl.-Ing. Dr.
Visiting Researcher on Green Infrastructure at ILAP
Attila Tóth from the Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra is currently conducting a 6-month research stay at the Institute of Landscape Planning of BOKU.
Attila Tóth is currently working at the Institute of Landscape Planning as awardee of the Action Austria Slovakia Scholarship for Postdocs. His research topic is Planning and Implementation of Green Infrastructure in Austrian Cities. The research stay is financed by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research and was awarded by the Centre for International Cooperation & Mobility of the Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education and Research (OeAD). His academic supervisor at BOKU is Doris Damyanovic (ILAP).
Attila Tóth along with Doris Damyanovic and Florian Reinwald have established a research team on Green Infrastructure. The main research question is: "How the EU Strategy on Green Infrastructure has been adopted, integrated and implemented by Austrian cities?" For answering this research question the five largest Austrian cities (Wien, Graz, Linz, Salzburg, und Innsbruck) will serve as main case studies. The research stay is in line with ongoing research projects at ILAP – especially the "Green and Resilient City" and the "Biotope City", both to be completed by 2020.
Attila Tóth studied Landscape Architecture, Landscape Planning and Spatial Planning in Slovakia (SPU Nitra) and Austria (BOKU, TU Wien). He Works as Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture at the Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra (Slovakia) and as Visiting Professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Novi Sad (Serbia). His research focus is Planning and Implementation of Green Infrastructure in Urban and Rural Landscapes. He is Chair and Board Member of the LE:NOTRE Institute and has conducted research stays in Germany (RWTH Aachen), New Zealand (SCION; University of Canterbury), Austria (TU Wien) und Spain (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya). His most important international awards include the Green Talents Award, two ECLAS Awards, The Ernst Mach Scholarship, the BMW Award for Sustainability and Innovations and others.