Category Archives: landscape

Nature working for the city: Perspectives on ecological urbanism

Landscape architecture as an occupation, and later as a profession, has only 300 years of history; as a particular human activity, though, it essentially dates back to the emergence of humanity itself.  This activity of human beings – to change … Continue reading

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La naturaleza haciendo trabajo en la ciudad: perspectivas para la ciudad ecológica.

La arquitectura paisajista como oficio, y luego como profesión, tiene apenas 300 años de historia, pero como actividad humana se remonta esencialmente al surgimiento mismo de la humanidad. Esta actividad del ser humano de modificar su ambiente para su propia … Continue reading

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Landscape as Planes of Continuity

  Landscape can be conceived as a series of continuing planes in space and time. Discontinuities or wrinkles in continuity might be found, but there is always at least one plane in which there is continuity in the landscape. The … Continue reading

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Molecular Landscape Architecture (Paisajismo Molecular)

To Richard T. T. Forman, with great admiration and respect. Even though during the last 200 years the visual aspects of the design and construction of landscape have predominated, that definitively had not been the case during the rest of … Continue reading

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Environmental Design

There can be no higher calling, no older human endeavor, than designing the human environment for the survival and enjoyment of our children.  And doing so in an intelligent, mindful, and ecologically sensitive way has never been such an important … Continue reading

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Flashback to Fields Point

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From the bluff, the landscape was impressive….  The field was textured by the presence of mounds, as in a landfill….  And these tombs of culture marched on to the sea beyond, holding inside them the discarded carcasses of useless things….  … Continue reading

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Contemporary Issues in Landscape Architecture

  Course Syllabus 2013: Syllabus – Contemporary Issues in Landscape Architecture_Fall 2013

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