Sonia Sobrino Ralston is a designer and researcher.

Sonia Sobrino Ralston is a designer and researcher.


Selected Design Projects

Plants: Informational Entities Over Time
Aftermath: Data through Design

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

Office Party
Prize-Winning Collective 

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: May 2024

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