Thorbjörn Andersson was speaking at Landezine LIVE as LILA 2018 jury member. He was in discussion with Georges Descombes.
He has practiced landscape architecture since 1981, having studied landscape architecture, architecture, and art history in Sweden and the United States. Thorbjörn Andersson has been author or co-author of numerous essays and several books including Svensk Trädgårdskonst under fyrahundra år . He also was the founder and editor of the journal Utblick Landskap. An elected member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts he is currently professor at Swedish University of Applied Life Sciences in Ultuna, Sweden, in addition to his continuing practice. Teaching experience also includes visiting professorships at the GSD at the Harvard University, Cambridge (2001); the EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland (2004); and the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign (2006). For his contribution to the field of landscape architecture, in 2009 Thorbjörn Andersson was awarded the Prince Eugene Medal from His Majesty, the King of Sweden.