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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 17: Liat Margolis

First published 18th Jan, 2009

Republished 20th Aug, 2021

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.

Introducing Liat Margolis & Living Systems

Ch. 1


Teaching and UToronto

Ch. 7