Publicaciones

Journal Articles

  • Villagra, P., Herrmann, G., Quintana, C. & Sepúlveda, R. (2017). Community resilience to tsunamis along the Southeastern Pacific: a multivariate approach incorporating physical, environmental, and social indicators. Nat. Hazards, doi: 10.1007/s11069-017-2908-1.
  • Martínez, C., Rojas, O., Villagra, P., Aránguiz, R., & Sáez-Carrillo, K. (2017).Risk factors and perceived restoration in a town destroyed by the 2010 Chile tsunami. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 17, 721–734.
  • Villagra, P., & Alves, S. (2016). Open space and their attributes, uses and restorative qualities in an earthquake emergency scenario: The case of Concepción, Chile. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 19, 56-67.
  • Tumini, I., Villagra, P., & Lunecke, G. H. (2016). Evaluating reconstruction effects on urban resilience:a comparison between two Chilean tsunami-prone cities. Nat Hazards, 85(3), 1363–1392.
  • Villagra, P., Herrmann, G., Quintana, C. & Sepúlveda, R. (2016). Resilience thinking and urban planning in a coastal environment under tsunami hazard: the case study of Mehuín, Chile. Revista de Geografía y Norte Grande, 64, 63-82.
  • Villagra, P., & Felsenhardt, C. (2015). Emergency urban landscapes in Valdivia Chile: Contributions to the post-disaster planning and urban design processes within a restoration context. Revista INVI, 30, 19-78.
  • Villagra, P., Rojas, C., Ohno, R., Xue, M., Gómez, K. (2014).  GIS-base exploration of the relationships between open space systems and urban form for the adaptive capacity of cities after an earthquake: the cases of two Chilean cities. Applied Geography, 48, 64-78.
  • Villagra, P., & Dobbie, M. (2014). Design aspects of urban wetlands in an earthquake-prone environment. Journal of Urban Design, 19(5), 660–681.
  • Villagra, P., & Rojas, C. (2013).Dimensiones física y cultural de la resiliencia post-desastre: ¿Son compatibles en ciudades Chilenas? Revista Geográfica del Sur, IV(6), 85-102.
  • Villagra, P., & Vergara, G. (2012). Perceived visual landscape changes in a fire prone environment: A multi-method approach. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 32, 144-157.
  • Villagra, P., & Jaramillo, E. (2012). Environmental Education through an Interdisciplinary Approach: The Effects of the Volcanic Eruption of the Puyehue-Cordón Caulle Volcanic Complex on the Landscape of Southern Chile. Landscape Review, 14(2), 23-33.
  • Villagra, P. (2012). A visual perception study in landscapes subject to fires in South East Australia. Bosque, 33(3), 287-292.
  • Villagra, P. (2011). Newer Plant Displays in Botanical Gardens: The Role of Design in Environmental Interpretation. Landscape Research, 36(5), 573-597.
  • Villagra, P. (2011). What are the Big Questions for Landscape Architecture Now? Landscape Review, 14(1), 17-19 online: http://journals.lincoln.ac.nz/index.php/lr/issue/view/40.
  • Villagra, P. (2011). Leonel Pérez y Rodrigo Hidalgo (eds.). Concepción metropolitano: evolución y desafíos Concepción. Revista de Geografía Norte Grande, 48, 179-182.
  • Felsenhardt, C., & Villagra, P. (2011). Reconstruction of the coastal urban landscape. TOPOS, 73, 123-125.
  • Villagra-Islas, P. (2009). Ecological Integrity or Landscape Aesthetics: the display of natural systmes within botanical gardens. BGjournal, 6(2), 28-31.
  • Villagra, P. (2008). Cómo enriquecer la percepción del público sobre los cambios que ocurren en la naturaleza mediante el diseño y manejo de un jardín botánico contemporáneo? Chagual, 6, 73-78.

Book Chapters

  • Barbosa, O., & Villagra, P. (2015).Socio-Ecological Studies in Urban and Rural Ecosystems in Chile. In R. Rozzi, S. F. Chapin, J. B. Callicott, S. T. A. Pickett, M. Power, J. J. Armesto & R. H. M. Jr. (Eds.), Earth Stewardship: linking ecology and ethics in theory and praxis (Chapter 19): Springer Verlag.
  • Villagra, P. (2012). Nuevos Paisajes en Jardines Botánicos: Estrategias para habitar en sintonía con la naturaleza. In M. Halpert (Ed.), Habitar el Paisaje (pp. 40-55). Santiago: Ediciones Universidad Central, Facultad de Arquitectura Urbanismo y Paisaje.

Other publications

  • Villagra, P. & Gonzalez-Reyes, A. (2016) Changing climate and changing cities: if you dress urban planning differently you may be able to cope. http://www.thenatureofcities.com/2016/05/12/changing-climate-and-changing-cities-if-you-dress-urban-planning-differently-you-may-be-able-to-cope/
  • Villagra, P & Fallahzadegan, M. (2015) Towards building community resilience in a Coastal Town in the south of Chile: Before measure explore planning tools. http://www.thenatureofcities.com/2015/10/07/towards-building-community-resilience-in-a-coastal-town-in-south-of-chile-before-measuring-explore-planning-tools/
  • Villagra, P. (2015). Contribution to Global Round Table “Green Form and Function vs Green Nativism”. The Nature of Cities. http://www.thenatureofcities.com/2015/11/05/green-form-function-versus-green-nativism-in-changing-urban-spaces-full-of-novel-ecosystems-and-natural-assemblages-is-native-purity-a-viable-option/
  • Villagra, P. (2015). Designing with Nature: Insights for Drought Resilience and Carbon in Elqui Valley, Chile. The Nature of Cities. http://www.thenatureofcities.com/2015/01/21/designing-with-nature-insights-for-drought-resilience-and-carbon-in-elqui-valley-chile/.
  • Villagra, P. (2014). What Do People See in the Landscape? The Metamorphosis of Ecosystem Services After Disaster. The Nature of Cities. http://www.thenatureofcities.com/2014/06/25/what-do-people-see-in-the-landscape-the-metamorphosis-of-ecosystem-services-after-disaster/.
  • Villagra, P. (2014). Can Devastated Landscapes Inspire Planning and Adaptation?. The Nature of Cities. http://www.thenatureofcities.com/2014/01/12/can-devastated-landscapes-inspire-planning-and-adaptation/.
  • Villagra, P. (2012). Landscape change and urban resilience: the role of natural and urban landscapes in earthquake recovery of the city of Valdivia, Chile. Paper presented at the International Conference on Urban Sustainability and Resilience, London. 15p.
  • Villagra, P. (2010). Re-growth of Vegetation, Colour and Landscape Complexity: The role of design in the interpretation of natural systems in botanical gardens. Paper presented at the 4th Global Botanic Gardens Congres Congress. Addressing Global Change: a new agenda for botanic gardens, Dublin, Ireland. 10p.
  • Green, R., Green, E., & Villagra, P. (2009). Relationships between Landscape Structures, Vegetative Attributes and Evolutionary Predispositions for Landscape Preferences in South East Australia. Paper presented at the 7th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Arts & Humanities. 5p.
  • Villagra-Islas, P. (2009). A New City in the Patagonia: Student responses to the eruption of the Chaitén Volcano in Chile. ArchitectsforPeace Newsletter, pp. http://archpeace.blogspot.com/2009/2012/new-city-in-patagonia.HTML,

Congress and Seminar Presentations

  • Tumini, I; Villagra, (2015) Are we ready for the resilient city? “PLEA Architecture in Revolution, Bolinia, Italia.
  • Villagra, P; Herrmann, G; Sepúlveda, R; Gomez, K (2015) La Segunda Ciudad Post-Tsunami: Interacciones entre las Dimensiones Física, Social, Económica y Ambiental en Mehuin, Chile “Por una América Latina unida y sostenible, La Habana, Cuba.
  • Martínez, C; Rojas, O; Villagra, P; Aránguiz, R; Sáez, K (2015) Riesgo y Restauración Ambiental en una Localidad Devastada por El Tsunami Del 27/F De 2010 En Chile. XV Encuentro de Geógrafos de América Latina “Por una América Latina unida y sostenible, La Habana, Cuba.
  • Villagra, P., Bowring, J., & Ohno, R. (2014). Multiple Aspects of Disaster Vulnerability: insights for the resilient planning and design of human environments. Building with Change, New Orleans.
  • Villagra, P., & Dobbie, M. (2014). Integrating Psychosocial aspects into the Planning of Wetland systems in an Earthquake-Prone Environment. X Simposio Internacional Sobre Multiriesgos de la APRU “Descubriendo, investigando y aprendiendo en tiempos de desastres en la Cuenca del Pacífico. Tendiendo puentes para superar la brecha a través del trabajo académico.
  • Martínez, C., Rojas, O., Villagra, P., & Sáez, K. (2014). Factores de vulnerabilidad y resiliencia social post desastre: el caso de Dichato, Chile centro-sur. VIII Congreso Internacional de Ordenamiento Territorial y Ecológico, Cusco, Perú.
  • Martinez, C., Villagra, P., & Rojas, O. (2014). Physical, social and perceptual aspects of vulnerability for two coastal towns of Chile prone to tsunamis. Environmental Design Research Association: Building with Change, New Orleans.
  • Quintana, C., Muñoz, C., & Villagra, P. (2014). A resilience analysis in the Ines de Suarez neighborhood in Valdivia, Chile, using a multidimensional and multi-scale approach. X Simposio Internacional Sobre Multiriesgos de la APRU “Descubriendo, investigando y aprendiendo en tiempos de desastres en la Cuenca del Pacífico. Tendiendo puentes para superar la brecha a través del trabajo académico, Santiago, Chile.
  • Villagra, P., & Rojas, C. (2013) Spatial and landscape Analysis for Earthquake Recovery. Regional Conference of the International Geographic Union. Kyoto, Japan.
  • Villagra, P. (2013). Shared landscapes for emergency and restoration: Perceived open spaces in earthquake prone cities. Key Speaker at the International Federation of Landscape Architects. Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Ohno, R., Xue, M., Villagra- Islas, P. & Tomiyasu,R (2012). Safe and Restorative Placemaking: Before- and Aftermeasures for Disaster Mitigation. Symposium. Conference proceedings, p.270. EDRA.
  • Villagra, P., & García, D. (2012). Urban wetlands as perceived restorative environments: preference and design consideration for urban resilience and earthqauke recovery. 1st Conference on Urban Susutainability and Resilience, London.
  • Villagra, P. (2011). De la Ecología al Paisaje Urbano: ¿Estética escénica o ecológica? Ecología y Arquitectura del Paisaje, UACh, Valdivia.
  • Dieterlen, S., & Villagra, P. (2011). Multicultural Landscapes: Findings from EDRA40 Workshop and Strategies for Inclusive Design Research and Practice. Make No Little Plans, Chicago.
  • Villagra-Islas, P. (2009). Concerning fire management of ecosystems: Relationship between perceived aesthetic and ecological values in the Australian bush.  Environmental Design Research Association 40th Conference (EDRA40) Re:The Ethical Design of Places.
  • Dieterlen, S., Kuper, R., Villagra, P., & Aman, W. L. (2009). The Multicultural Landscape: Ethical, Social, Spatial, and Aesthetic Implications of Designing for Difference. EDRA40 Re:The Ethical design of Places, Kansas City.
  • Villagra, P. (2007). Fire and the Perception of Dynamic Landscapes in Botanic Gardens. Conference Procedures: Natural Hazards and Natural Disturbances in Mountain Forest: Challenges and Opportunities for Silviculture.