Ermanno Casasco, born in Fornovo di Taro (PR) , Italy, has a high school diploma in Industrial Chemistry.
In 1977 he began his activity as a landscape designer for the creation of terraces and gardens.
From 1979 to 1982 he attended the four-year course of Landscape Design in San Francisco, California.
Member of the Italian Association of Landscape Architects (A.I.A.P.P.) since 1988.
He has taught garden design at the Scuola Agraria del Parco di Monza (literally "Monza Park Agricultural School") since 1994.
Garden design teacher at the I.S.A.D. of Milan from 1988 to 1996.
He taught garden design at the Arte e Messaggio (literally "Art and Message") school of the Castello Sforzesco in Milan.
Professor of garden design seminars at the Brera Academy in Milan.
Ischia, Italy, 1988
Ermanno Casasco, “Il fiume come piazza” (literally "The river as a plaza"), Floricoltura Pesciantina, Ed. Comitato Biennale del Fiore, Pescia (PT) 1996.
Ermanno Casasco, “La costruzione del giardino mediterraneo, oggi” (literally "The construction of the Mediterranean garden, today") in “Il giardino come cura dell’oggi” (literally "The garden as a cure for today"), by Giulia Barbieri and Eleonora Fiorani, Ed S.G.E., Bologna 1998.
Ermanno Casasco, “La difficile gestazione del giardino” (literally "The difficult gestation of the garden"), Ed. Elemond, Milan 1996.
From 1983 to 1984 he participated in the weekly television program on the garden "IL SABATO" - RAI 2.
From 1984 to 1985 he held a format of 104 episodes on the garden, broadcast by the private television INTER TV.
Articles and collaborations with magazines
Casa e Giardino, Ed. Casa e Giardino S.r.l., Milan 1982/’89
Gardenia, Ed. Giorgio Mondadori, Milan 1984
Ville Giardini, Ed. Elemond S.p.A., Milan 1987/’02
La mia casa, Ed. Alberto Peruzzo, Milan 1988/’90
Elle Decor, Ed. Elle Decoration International, France 1988
La Gola, Ed. Nibbio Italia, Milan 1993
Istanbul, Turkey, 1993
Speaker at "The design of public green areas" Agricultural School of the Park of Monza (MI), Italy, 1994.
Speaker at the Ville Giardini conference "Casa nel verde", Milan, Italy, 1996.
Speaker at the Conference "The arrangement of the river banks", Pescia (PT), Italy, 1996.
Speaker at the Conference "The landscape designer, an emerging profession", Ischia (NA), Italy, 1997.
Speaker at the Environmental Education Conference "Vegetable and botanical gardens", Civic Museum of Natural History (MI), Italy, 1997.
Speaker in meetings and debates at I.R.R.S.A.E. Lombardia, Italy, 1998.
Speaker at the Conference "Water in the built landscape" - Terme di Comano (TN), Italy, 2000.
New York, USA, 2000
Three teaching sessions at the Italian Cultural Institute in Istanbul "Construction of Mediterranean gardens", Turkey, 2004.
International Competition for the design of the Management - Financial Pole of the Garibaldi-Repubblica area in Milan with Arch. Raffaele Cecchi, Arch. Paola Iacucci. Project reported, Italy, 1988
Genoa, Italy, 2002
Competition of ideas for the preliminary design of the new high school center in Piedicastello di Trento, with Arch. Corrado Annoni, Arch. Stefano Parodi, Arch. Michele Reginaldi, Arch. Daniela Saviola. Autonomous Province of Trento. First prize, Italy, 1993
International design competition "Parco Forlanini" with the architects Angelo Bugatti, Paola Coppi, Silvano Molinari - Italy, 2002
International design competition "Piazze 2001" - Piazzale Gambara - Milan, with the architects Vincenza Lima, Raffaello Cecchi, Andrea De Matteis - First prize, Italy, 2002
Competition for ideas "Piazza Pier Saccone Tarlati", Bibbiena (AR), with the architects Enrico Bertelli and Roberto Ricci and the sculptor Arnaldo Pomodoro - First prize, Italy, 2002/2003
International design competition "Redevelopment of the Milano Fiera urban center" with the architects Norman Foster, Frank O.Ghery, Rafael Moneo, Cino Zucchi - Italy, 2003
“Giardini di Milano” (literally "Gardens of Milan") by M. Di Biasi, Edizioni CELIP, Milan, Italy, 1992.
“Squares in Contemporary Architecture” by P. Favole, English Ed. - Architecture and Nature Press, Amsterdam 1995.
“Il Negombo” by E. Fiorani, Electa, Naples, Italy, 1999.
“Jardins d’aujourd’hui en Europe” Entre art et architecture di Penelope Hill, Fonds Mercator 2002.
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