Theory and Practice

Theory and Practice

Funk It Up
Issue #5 – Community

The field of landscape architecture covers design at many scales: residential, park, campus and city, and region also, especially if you consider planning as design. (I do.) One focus of mine is community design, an aspect of urban design. My work concerns questions of participation: What is the appropriate level and kind of citizen involvement? What are appropriate roles for experts in a democracy?

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Ideas

Ideas

Parterre de Temps
Issue #9 – Heart, Head and Hands

This proposal is for a staging of Kurt Jooss’ 1932 dramatic dance The Green Table, as a partitioning not of the surface of the Earth, but rather of space through time. This is a modern interpretation of the 17th century French parterre, incorporating time as an element, and reinventing parterre as a dynamic rather than static form.

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