Design

Upcoming
My birthday is at the end of March, and this year we celebrated with Keith and Emilia, two of the four friends most dear to me. (Printha and Addie the other two, my god-grandchildren who stopped by too, with hugs ...
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Food for Thought
I have been watching - bingeing - Jamie & Jimmy’s Food Fight on Netflix. Chef Jamie Oliver and childhood friend Jimmy Doherty star in a cooking show that features simple and delicious main dish recipes, to make on weekends, for ...
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Creative Work
With all of the work this past year launching MUSE, establishing writing as a daily practice AND getting all of my backlogged ideas and products out in the world, I haven’t spent as much time making art as I used ...
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Aquarian
January is also the month of Bruce’s birthday. Here is the card I made for him. Emotional labor, right? ...
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Landscape
Desert Landscapes Issue #6 - In The Field see also MIRROR PARK - Design for Change Issue #11 - Collage Bay City Issue #5 - Community ...
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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 ...
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Design Rules
In no particular order, here are a few tried and true design principles that work at the small garden scale: ...
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Precedented
Here I cite the main references for my design work previously presented in MUSE, to give credit where credit is due. Mirror Park - Design for Change Eugene, Oregon Panarchy - I adapted and applied the basic ideas of Panarchy ...
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Scholar Garden
This design for a Chinese Scholar Garden follows unwavering precedent, tradition, and program requirements, and is nonetheless unique and original ...
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MIRROR PARK - Design for Change
Challenge: the re-design of an existing/neglected/underused neighborhood park, in Eugene OR. This proposal is for a phased assessment/design/build process, to address landscape flexibility. Panarchy describes change as a feedback loop - a cycle of exploitation, conservation, release and reorganization, within ...
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