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Terragrams is a podcast series providing a wide portal into the world of landscape architecture by the professionals who shape it. Running from 2006 to 2012, the podcast dispatched over 30 interviews. It is being re-edited and re-broadcast across 2020 and 2021. Learn more about Terragrams.

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First published 18th Jan, 2009

Republished 20th Aug, 2021

Liat Margolis is the co-author of Living Systems: Innovative Materials & Technologies for Landscape Architecture. In this dispatch, Liat discusses her book, her engagement with the world of materials, the GSD Materials Collection, the University of Toronto and the cocoa jute log.

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First published 7th May, 2008

Republished 3rd May, 2021

Gary Hilderbrand is a founding principals of Reed Hilderbrand and a Fellow of the American Academy in Rome. Gary joins Terragrams to discuss his partnership with Douglas Reed, professional practice, multiple career paths, and his role in the 5th European Biennal of Landscape Architecture in Barcelona.

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First published 7th May, 2008

Republished 20th Mar, 2021

Chris Reed is a registered landscape architect and the principal and founder of the Boston-based practice Stoss Landscape Urbanism. Stoss operates within and between the fields of urban design, landscape architecture and planning and recognizes the urban context, large and small-scale ecological systems and functionality as basic tenets of its practice.

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First published 25th Sep, 2008

Republished 6th Feb, 2021

Kristine Jensen is a Danish landscape architect with her Studio AKJT in Aarhus. At the Aarhus School of Architecture, she received her PhD and Masters of Architecture in Landscape Architecture. She is the winner of the 5th Rosa Barba European Landscape Prize for the Nicolai Kulturcenter project.

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First published 7th May, 2008

Republished 30th Jan, 2021

In this dispatch we are in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and are joined by Richard Forman. Richard is Harvard University’s Professor of Advanced Environmental Studies in the Field of Landscape Ecology. Richard discusses the hurdles to creating a healthy urban environment, endangered landscapes, who is making a difference today, and teaching at the GSD.

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First published 3rd May, 2008

Republished 22nd Jan, 2021

Reuben Rainey returns to Terragrams and discusses his latest work on Garden Story: Inspiring Spaces, Healing Places, a 10-part series of half-hour programs for Public Television on how gardens improve our lives and our communities. He also gives us more insight on his nearly 3 decades of teaching at UVA and on the career of Robert Royston.

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First published 19th Mar, 2008

Republished 15th Jan, 2021

In this dispatch, Reuben Rainey talks to Robert Royston (1918-2008), a pioneer of modernism in landscape architecture. After volunteering to fight in World War II, he established a rich collaboration with Garret Eckbo and Edward Williams. During this period, and thereafter, Royston designed an extraordinary large number of suburban parks. His most recent firm has evolved into Royston Hanamoto Alley & Abbey.

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First published 27th Apr, 2007

Republished 8th Jan, 2021

With her studio, Wanted, Meijerink has built 2 gardens for the International Garden Festival of Metis in Quebec and is presently working on a roof deck for a 700 unit tower in Miami as well as a masterplan for a development near Shanghai. At the GSD, Meijerink is researching the benefits of asphalt and in our dispatch discusses her 'asphalt manifesto' and the On Asphalt project.

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