Anna Wilczyńska is a landscape architect, teacher at the Estonian University of Life Sciences (EMU), PhD student at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences (WULS-SGGW) and a board member of the Miastodwa Cultural Association.
In BlueHealth, Anna is responsible for research and illustrations that will be featured in the forthcoming book about urban blue spaces and health edited by Simon Bell.
Anna obtained her MSc in Landscape Architecture at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences (WULS-SGGW) in Poland. She has subsequently gained professional experience in landscape design in both Paris and Warsaw. She also works as an urban activist working on participatory design projects, exemplified by projects like the Open Jazdów initiative, a bottom-up management and development project in part of Warsaw.
For her PhD thesis, she is currently conducting research on the topic of bottom-up creation of public spaces. Her project is funded by the Estophilus grant, which is administered by the Archimedes Foundation in Estonia.
In January 2019, she was awarded a grant from the Polish National Science fund to study perception and use of blue infrastructure in Warsaw. Anna is also involved in the project focusing on the research of functions and social values of urban wastelands in Warsaw.