Gretta Tresserra

Spain • Founder of BambooHUB - Bamboo for Sustainable Development

Vice President of AuS – Architects’ Association of Catalonia for Sustainability. International Consultant in Sustainable Development at European Climate Foundation. She was born in Barcelona, but her curiosity to learn the best practices in sustainable habitat design led her to start an international career path in 2007, highlighting her stays in diverse places as Germany, Kenya, and Colombia. Hand in hand with the German Cooperation Agency (GIZ), she began in 2011 using bamboo as a construction material. Since then, she has been promoting worldwide its use in all forms, both through built projects and from the academy. Guest professor at Technische Universität-TU (Berlin), Universidad Javeriana, (Cali), Kunstuniversität (Linz), Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya-UPC, and La Salle (Barcelona); and collaborator with Form Finding Lab’s research team at Princeton University (USA).