Category Archives: Buddhism

The Mindful Designer

The Buddhist tradition is essentially about the discipline of the mind to attain Enlightenment or transcendental wisdom, but its techniques and outlook can (and should, for the Buddhist) be applied to any task at hand, including design.  The application of … Continue reading

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The Peeling of the Papaya: Buddhist Meditation on Connectedness

INTRODUCTION One of the most important skills of the landscape architect is to realize connections in the landscape.  “Realize” is meant both in the sense of understanding and in the sense of achieving or building.  Realizing connections might be, in … Continue reading

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