Liat Margolis is the co-author of Living Systems, Innovative Materials & Technologies for Landscape Architecture.
Liat received an BFA in Industrial Design from the Rhode Island School of Design and a Masters of Landscape Architecture from the Harvard Graduate School of Design. She was the Materials director for Material ConneXion, a materials research and consulting company in New York City. She has also recently worked at the landscape architecture firm Hargreaves Associates and is currently a special lecturer at the University of Toronto.
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.