Alexander Robinson

Alexander Robinson is an Assistant Professor in the Landscape Architecture & Urbanism program at the University of Southern California School of Architecture, and principal of the Office of Outdoor Research/LMLab in Los Angeles. He is a graduate of Swarthmore College and the Harvard Graduate School of Design, and Fellow of the American Academy in Rome. His research advances the design craft of large-scale, multifunctional infrastructures through a synthesis of historical analysis, advanced design tools, and public engagement, as exemplified in his upcoming book, The Spoils of Dust. He is co-author, with Liat Margolis, of Living Systems: Innovative Materials and Technologies for Landscape Architecture, a treatise on landscapes as material performance systems.