Teresa Gali Izard

Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture

Since 2012, Galí-Izard has held an appointment as Associate Professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Virginia, where she also served as Chair of the Department from 2013 to 2015. She has previously taught in the Master’s program in Landscape Architecture and Environment at the Escuela Técnica Superior in Madrid, and has lectured in the School of Architecture of Oslo in Norway, the Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Austria, the Academy of Architecture of Mendrisio in Switzerland, the School of Architecture of Grenoble University in France, and the Oporto School of Architecture in Portugal.

Galí-Izard is Principal of the firm Arquitectura Agronomia, a landscape architecture firm founded in 2007 and based in Barcelona. Arquitectura Agronomia has built a large number of projects in Spain, including the San Telmo Palace garden in Sevilla, the restoration of Arriaga Lake in Vitoria, Odesa Park in Sabadell, and the High Speed Train Station Park in Logroño. Over the last 20 years, Galí-Izard has also been involved in many other important contemporary landscape architecture projects, including the Parque de los Primeros Pasos in Caracas, Venezuela, Giner de los Rios garden in Madrid, the new urbanization of Passeig de Sant Joan, and the restoration of the Sant Joan landfill in Barcelona, which won the European Urban Public Space award in 2004.

Galí-Izard has been selected as a finalist in major landscape competitions in Spain, such as Cañaveral Park in Madrid and Central Park in Valencia, and has won many competitions, including the Energy Waste Recycling category at the World Architecture Festival in 2008. She was trained as an agricultural technical engineer, and earned her postgraduate degree in gardening and landscape at the Escuela Superior de Agricultura  de Barcelona, Polytechnic University of Catalonia. She is author of The same landscapes. Ideas and interpretations, 2006 Ed. Gustavo Gili and editor with Daniela Colafrancesci of  Jacques Simon: The other landscapes. Ideas and thoughts on the territory, 2018 Ed. Libria.