TERESA GALI-IZARD

Associate Professor, Landscape Architecture

Education: Agricultural engineer and Postgraduate in Landscape Architecture at Polytechnic University of Catalonia.


Teresa Galí-Izard is principal of ARQUITECTURA AGRONOMIA, a landscape architecture firm located in Barcelona. In the last 20 years she 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. She has been selected as a finalist in major landscape competitions in Spain such as Cañaveral Park in Madrid and Central Park in Valencia. 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 dynamics and management. With her partner Jordi Nebot, she has a large number of built projects in Spain such as San Telmo Palace garden in Sevilla, Arriaga Lake in Vitoria, Odesa Park in Sabadell, Logroño Train Station park, Casabermeja Park in Malaga, Desierto square in Bilbao, and Giner de los rios Garden in Madrid. Gali-Izard has maintained long-term collaborations with influential architecture firms including FOA, AZPA,  Rogers Stick Harbour and Partners, Vazquez Consuegra, Abalos-Sentkiewicz and also periodic collaborations with Eduardo Soto de Moura, Kengo Kuma, Eduardo Arroyo, RGR, UNstudio, RVMRD  and others. Her latest projects are in Crimea, Lebanon and Algeria.

Galí-Izard is the author of The Same Landscapes. Ideas and Interpretations, published by Gustavo Gili in 2005 and co-editor with Daniella Collafranceschi of Jacques Simon. Los otros paisajes. Ideas y reflexiones sobre el territorio, published by Gustavo Gili in 2012.

Gali-Izard has previously taught at University of Navarra and Polytechnic University of Madrid  in Spain and  lectured in the School of Architecture of Oslo in Norway,  The Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Wien, Austria,  The Academy of Architecture of Mendrisio in Switzerland, School of Architecture of Grenoble University in France,  and  Oporto School of Architecture in Portugal.

Gali- Izard trained as an Agronomist at Polytechnic University of Catalonia.