Sonia Sobrino Ralston is a designer and researcher.

Sonia Sobrino Ralston is a designer and researcher.


Selected Design Projects

Uncommon Knowledge
Practices and Protocols for Environmental Information

Setting the Course
Table and Symposium Design

2022 Tallinn Architecture Biennale
Archaeology of Architecture and Food

Garden Party
A Party for Long-Day Plants

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Immanent Domain, Imminent Ecologies

Waste to Governance
Making Data Infrastructure Visible

Utilizing Power
Community Toxicity Observatories as Infrastructure

Tracing a Hidden Creekbed in Coney Island

Between 1-549
Numbering Obsolescence at CERN

Selected Professional

Setting the Course: Future Core Studio Pedagogies in Landscape Architecture
Symposium Research Associate

metaLAB at Harvard
Design Collaborator

2022 Tallinn Architecture Biennale
Assistant Curator


Northeastern University
Touching Grass: Environmental data materiality as a future-making tool (Fall 2023, Spring 2024)
Environmental Knowing: From material to immaterial (Spring 2024)

University of Pennsylvania
Types and Specimens: Representing the situated information of plants through digital media (Spring 2024)

Harvard Graduate School of Design
The Psychogeography of Remy (J-Term 2023)

Selected Writing

“Building Nation, Building Stones”
Sole author, Avery Review, June 2023

“The Kurtna Kolkhoz: Architectural Representations of Soviet and Post-Soviet Policy”
Sole author, CARTHA Magazine, 2019

“Examining the transformation of Regent Park, Toronto: Prioritizing hard and soft infrastructure”
Co-authored, Urban Transformations: Geographies of Renewal and Creative Change, 2019


Last updated: November 2023

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