Kathryn Gustafson in conversation with Martha Thorne


Segovia 2020 , 

“Landscape is everything around you” with this phrase one can begin to understand the work of Kathryn Gustafson, a renowned North American landscape architect. With more than 35 years of experience, Kathryn is renowned for creating distinctive sculptural landscapes which engage all the human senses. Her work includes the Princess Diana Memorial Fountain (London), the recently completed Parque Central in Valencia, the Site Tour Eiffel in Paris, the Old Market Square in Nottingham, UK, the Cultuurpark Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam and the landscape design of the National Museum of African American History of Washington DC, among others. Kathryn is a founding partner of Gustafson Porter + Bowman, based in London and Gustafson Guthrie Nichol in Seattle US.

Kathryn Guftason shares her vision of sustainable landscape architecture and design and its transformative power with Martha Thorne, Dean of IE School of Architecture and Design and Executive Director of the Pritzker Prize of Architecture.

This session will be streamed live at YouTube

Photography of Kathryn Gustafson: © John Keatley

Photography of Marta Thorne: © IE University

Projects: Parque central © Richard Bloom; Old Market Square © Dom Henry Photography; Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain © Jason Hawkes; Cultuurpark Westergasfabriek © Thomas Schlijper; Site Tour Eiffel © MIR

Simultaneous translation from English into Spanish