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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 26: Marc Treib

First published 29th Apr, 2009

Republished 11th Apr, 2022

Marc Treib is a professor emeritus of architecture at the University of California, Berkeley. He is a landscape and architectural historian and critic and has published extensively. His books include: A Guide to the Gardens of Kyoto (1980), Modern Landscape Architecture: A Critical Review (1993), Regional Garden Design in the United States (Co-Editor, 1995), Space Calculated in Seconds: The Philips Pavilion, Le Corbusier, Edgard Varese (1996), Garrett Eckbo: Modern Landscapes for Living (1997), The Architecture of Landscape, 1940-1960 (2002), Noguchi in Paris: The Unesco Garden (2003), Thomas Church, Landscape Architect (2003), Representing Landscape Architecture (2007), Drawing/Thinking: Confronting an Electronic Age (2008), Spatial Recall: Memory in Architecture and Landscape (2009).

Treib has held Fulbright, Guggenheim, and Japan Foundation fellowships, as well as an advanced design fellowship at the American Academy in Rome.

Introducing Marc

Ch. 1


Representation & Technology

Ch. 2


Ken Smith Workshop Drawings

Ch. 4


Narrative drawings from the Orange County Great Park Master Pla competition, Ken Smith Workshop

Meaning & Evaluation

Ch. 5


Sustainability & Use

Ch. 6


Coming to Landscape

Ch. 8


History & Theory

Ch. 9


Teaching & Impact

Ch. 10