ABOUT



PUENTE ALAMEDA
LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE RESEARCH

LORENA GARCIA, founder

Contributors: Elisa R Laval, Paz González, Andrés Pérez, Eric Uguet de Resayre, Roberto Marín Lidón, Anna Laura Jesche, Juan Guerrero, Maria Capdevila.

Photography: Jacobo Campos, Nicolas Fuster, Eric Uguet, Lorena Garcia

LORENA GARCIA: Majored in Forest Engineering (University of Santiago de Compostela). In 2002 she moved to Madrid and completed her studies, earning a Master of Gardening and Landscaping (Polytechnic University of Madrid). Over the course of the next 8 years she collaborated with various architecture firms, including: Acebo X Alonso, MTM Arquitectos, Langarita-Navarro, Manuel Ocaña and Flast Arquitectura.

From 2007 until 2011, she worked full-time at Citerea as a asociate and project manager . During this time is part of pop band charades. She also managed to complete a post graduate course on the “Restoration of Historic Gardens, Parks, and Cultural Landscapes” (Superior Technical School of Architecture in Madrid).

In 2011 she founded DPLA (puente alameda landscape architecture). A firm with base in Los Angeles and Madrid, which explores creative and collaborative designs that address the complexity of the nature processes


Currently, she is lecturing at College of Environmental Design, in Cal Poly Pomona University (LA, CA).


MEMBERSHIP
AEP Asociacion Española de Paisajistas
EFLA European Fundation Landscape Architecture
Le Notre Institute
LALA Group (Landscape Architects in Los Angeles)
Los Angeles Conservancy


ENTIRE PORTFOLIO

Education-
2019: Lecture at College of Environmental Design, Cal Poly Pmona, CA., US
2018: Workshop at DMAD Madrid, SP
2018: Lecture at College of Environmental Design, Cal Poly Pmona, CA., US
2008-2010: Coordination of post graduate course “Restoration of Historic Garden, Parks, and Cultural Landscapes” (Superior Technical Scholl of Architecture in Madrid, SP

Competitions-
2017: Parque  de San Javier,  San Javier, Murcia  [1er  accesit]-
2015: Sunset Headquarters by Thomas Church, Menlo Park, San Mateo County California [1st prize HALS CHALLENGE -ASLA]
2014: La Rosaleda, A Coruña, Spain,   [special mention of the jury]-
2014: Metis Festival Garden, Quebec, Canada-
2014: Allariz Festival Garden. Ourense, Spain-
2012: Three Parks, Torrelodones, Spain-
2012: Lausanne´s Festival Garden, Lausanne, Switzerland-
2011: 5 Desing, Cincinnati, USA-
2010: Belloch Park, Lleida, Spain-
2010: Cebada Square, Madrid Spain.-
2005: Roa de Duero Square, Burgos, Spain-
2004: Chamount Sur Loire Festival, France.

Residential Garden-
2019: A&C
2017: VDO II, Los Angeles, CA-
2017: Del Norte Garden, Los Angeles, CA-
2016: Congosto Gardens, Congosto, Spain-
2016: Mission St, Los Angeles, CA-
2015: Via de las Olas, Los Angeles, CA-
2014: Kamaroti Hotel Gardens, SIfnos, Greece-
2012: Balcony in Sagasta, Madrid, Spain-
2011: Allegue Garden, Madrid, Spain.

Urban Development - Commercial-
2018: Urbanizacion Allonbay, Villajoyosa, Spain-
2017: Golden Mountain Bay, Plan, Yantai, China
2017: Urbanizacion Nature, Alicante, Spain-
2017: Del Norte House Development, Los Angeles, CA-
2017: Wonderland House Development, Los Angeles, CA-
2016: Outdoor Costa Mesa Plaza, Cosa Mesa, CA-
2014: Kamaroti Hotel Gardens, SIfnos, Greece

Collaboration with MEGT TERRA landscape architecture
2017: Hollywood Residential Garden, Los Angeles, CA
2017: Appian House, Los Angeles, CA
2017: Corona del Mar Residential Garden, Los Angeles, CA
2017: Franklin Rediential Garden, Los Angeles, CA
2016: Vyneyard, CA
2016: Costa Mesa Plaza, Costa Mesa, OC, CA
2016: Palos Verdes Residential Garden, Los Angeles, CA
2016: Harbor Residential Garden, Los Angeles, CA
2015: N Bentley, Los Angeles, CA
2015: Tarzana, Los Angeles, CA
2015: Coperto, Los Angeles, CA
2015; Roku Restaurant, Los Angeles, CA

Collaboration with Flast Architecture-
2019: Museo Reina Sofia Master Plan
2016: LLopis Garden, Madrid, Spain-
2014: Valdefresnos Garden, Madrid, Spain-
2012: Marín Garden, Pontevedra, Spain

Collaboration with Citerea, dir by Ana Luengo (IFLA Vice-President for Europe)-
2011: Roof Garden in Velazquez St, Madrid, Spain.-
2011: The Recalde Palace, Bergara, Spain-
2010: The Royal Manzanares Castle, Madrid, Spain-
2009: Gabriel Miró Square, Madrid, Spain-
2008 :Cigarral de las Mercedes, Toledo, Spain-
2007: El Encin Golf Course, Alcalá de Henares, Spain-
2004: Prado Museum Roof Garden, Madrid, Spain

Collaboration with Langarita+Navarro Architecture
(Mies Van der Rohe Award, 2013)-
2010: Garden of Intermediae-Prado, Madrid, Spain-
2008: Almunia Park, Almunia de Doña Godina, Spain.-
2008: The Movie, Spanish Pavilion 11th International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale de Venezia 2008.

Collaboration with AceboxAlonso Architecture-
2011: Sprew Urban Space, La Coruña, Spain-
2007: Biodiesel Factory Garden, Vigo, Spain-
2007: Vars House, Madrid, Spain-
2004: Cuña Verde Park, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Collaboration with MTM Archittecture-
2009: UAM Square, Madrid, Spain-
2008: Sport City III, Madrid, Spain-
2007: Pormetxeta Square, Bilbao, Spain-
2006: Los Fresnos Cultural Center, Madrid, Spain.

Collaboration with Manuel Aymerich Arq-
2006: Estrella de Izar housing development, León, Spain -
2005: Green areas for the PAU El Cañaveral, Madrid, Sp-
2005: Monte Tabor School, Madrid, Spain-
2004: Torrelodones Comercial Park, Madrid, Spain-
2004: Restricted competition for the design of the gardens of Caja España Bank, León, Spain [first award]

Collaboration with Manuel Ocaña Architecture-
2005: Levante Park 1, Córdoba, Spain-
2005: Levante Park 2, Córdoba, Spain.

Collaboration ATP Paisajismo -
2005: The Wall Park, Sevilla, Spain [thrid award]-
2004: Concepción Park, Sevilla, Spain[thrid award]-
2004: Urban Gardening, Majadahonda, Spain.
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