Issue #10: Hand, Head and Heart

Issue #10: Hand, Head and Heart

This week in MUSE: Part II of a Categories showcase, with more projects that demonstrate my favorite types of thinking and turn(s) of mind.


Contents:
•  Hypotheosis
•  Public Space in the New American City
•  Just Jerusalem
•  British Accents
•  Re-Presentation
•  Curricula
•  Warsaw Village Band


News and Notes:
July’s “Chapter and Verse” event at Koffee! takes place  Friday the 20th, at 7:30pm. “Garden” is this month’s theme.

Credits:
Cover: Do/Think/Feel, digital collage by Bruce Wujcik.
Collages for Re-Presentation and Warsaw Village Band by Deborah Zervas.
Design and Collages for Public Space in the New American City by Deborah Zervas.
Digital Collage for Just Jerusalem and map for British Accents by Bruce Wujcik.


 

Hypotheosis

Hypotheosis

I wonder about everything, and search for patterns and relationships restlessly.
Here are a few ideas I am curious about …

GEOLOGY
Do Earth’s magnetic reversals correlate with Ice Ages or other climate changes in the geological record? Do Ice Ages correlate with any other cyclic or recurrent Earth processes/events? If so, are there any causal relationships among them?

LINGUISTICS * URBAN DESIGN * SPATIAL COGNITION
How does the age of a language correlate with its structure and features like recursion?

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Just Jerusalem

Just Jerusalem

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JUST JERUSALEM

He who knows not, and knows not that he knows not, is a fool.
Shun him.
He who knows not, and knows that he knows not, is a child.
Teach him.
He who knows, and knows not that he knows, is asleep.

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Public Space in the New American City

Public Space in the New American City

Here is a recreation of my prize-winning submission for the design competition Public Space in the New American City, held in Atlanta, Georgia in 1994. The original entry for site C comprised a site model and boards, which no longer exist. I’ve included here photos of the model, a site map, and explanatory text from the boards.

One story that can be told of any city is that of its growth,

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Re-Presentation

Re-Presentation

COMMUNICATING LANDSCAPE DESIGN INTENT TO THE NON-EXPERT:
SMALL EXPERIMENTS USING COLLAGE

ABSTRACT
Landscape design media comprise those graphic and spatial models used to generate imagined landscapes and to represent finished designs. But many of these traditional devices are insufficient for their purposes and/or inappropriately used, limiting conceptualization, understanding, and communication. This thesis critiques the uses of traditional representational media and proposes alternatives, relying on insights from architectural and landscape criticism,

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Curricula

Curricula

Curricular development is one example of the systems thinking INTJ’s excel at and like to do. Here are three of my course sequences in Landscape Design and Landscape Architecture, intended for upperclass undergraduates, graduate students and amateur/hobbyists.

LANDSCAPE DESIGN [for Continuing Education adults]
Course Description

Landscape Design I
Create a unique landscape plan for a place of your choosing. This course focuses on the conceptual,

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