Lecture: Teresa Gali-Izard
Teresa Galí-Izard is principal of ARQUITECTURA AGRONOMIA, a landscape architecture firm located in Barcelona. She trained as an Agronomist at Polytechnic University of Catalonia and is currently Associ-ate Professor and Chair of Landscape Architecture at University of Virginia School of Architecture.
In the last 20 years Galí-Izard has been involved in some of the most important contemporary landscape architecture projects in Europe including TMB Park, Coastal Park, the new urbanization of Passeig de Sant Joan in Barcelona and the Sant Joan Landfill restoration, which won the European Urban Public Space award in 2004. Through her work, Gali-Izard explores new languages and forms while working with living materials such as earth, water and vegetation and using a contemporary approach involving dy-namics and management.