Agricultural Engineer and Landscape Designer. President of the Prize Jury 2022.
Professor of Landscape Architecture, and Programme director of the new Master of Sciences in Landscape Architecture at ETH Zurich in Switzerland, she also heads Arquitectura Agronomia, a landscape architecture firm based in Barcelona. In the last 20 years she has been involved in some of the most important contemporary landscape architecture projects in Europe including TMB Park, Coastal Park, the new urbanisation of Passeig de Sant Joan in Barcelona, and the Vall d’en Joan Landfill restoration, which won the European Prize for Urban Public Space in 2004. She has been selected as a finalist in major landscape competitions in Spain such as Urban Project for the Glories Catalanes Public Space of the City of Barcelona (2013) Valdebebas Park in Madrid (2009), and Central Park in Valencia (2011). Through her work, Galí-Izard explores new languages and forms while working with living materials such as earth, water, and vegetation and using a contemporary approach involving dynamics and management.
Galí-Izard is the author of The Same Landscapes. Ideas and Interpretations (Gustavo Gili, 2005) and co-editor with Daniela Colafranceschi of Jacques Simon. Los otros paisajes. Ideas y reflexiones sobre el territorio (Jacques Simon: Other Landscapes, Ideas, and Reflecions on Territory, Gustavo Gili,2012).
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