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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 now being re-edited and re-broadcast. Learn more about Terragrams.

Dispatch 3: Elías Torres

First published 17th Feb, 2006

Republished 6th Nov, 2020

Elias Torres is a Doctorate in Architecture, the Partner of Lapeña-Torres Arquitectos in Barcelona, and a professor of Architecture at the Escola Tècnica Superior d'Arquitectura de Barcelona. Here he discusses his role as an educator and a designer, the role of landscape in the city and a number of his constructed projects such as the Barcelona Forum. He is also the author of the recent book Zenithal Light and has contributed to many other books and publications.

Introducing Elias

Ch. 1


Double Identities: Architecture / Landscape

Ch. 3


Teaching, Learning, and Practicing

Ch. 8


Advice to Graduates

Ch. 12