Category Archives: Capstone

Capstone Project, Master of Landscape Architecture

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A Culmination

I was recently nominated to compete for the American Society of Landscape Architects’s National Honor and Merit awards.  The announcement read: ‘Each year, the ASLA invites each accredited University program to nominate several of their graduating students for the awards … Continue reading

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Designing…

Going back and forth between designing the sites and designing the way I present the sites.  From the beginning I’ve wanted to apply an artistic method to the interpretation program at the Earthworks.  Not there yet.  I present my work … Continue reading

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Collage Experiment: Questioning the Boundary

Part of my experimentation with rendering for the project will include trying to capture some of the feeling here.  The above collage merges a photo of the moon with an image I made while visiting the site in December.  The … Continue reading

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Capstone: Beginning the Design Process

The capstone design process is underway.  Beyond last semester’s research and analysis of a particular problem- how can modern design reflect both the past and the future in preservation projects- the ideas are now being drawn out, experimented with, rejected, … Continue reading

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Pre-Capstone Final Book

The period leading up to a semester-long capstone project requires careful study of theory, history, and site.  This past semester- almost finished already- has required me to justify my project to my peers, my instructors, and to myself.  I had … Continue reading

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Approach and Area of Interest (Redraft)

Based upon current readings, the telescope might be replacing the microscope as the preferred instrument to guide new site designs in historic landscapes.  Emerging philosophies of site conservation that consider the passage of time and the subjectivity of place are … Continue reading

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Disciplined Dreaming Project: Research Issues and Methods

In preparation of my capstone, I am taking a class called Research Issues and Methods where we are expected to think creatively about the process of academic discovery. This is my first project: A four part response to questions about our personal creative process. Continue reading

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Eschatological Design

As my capstone and personal interests continue to evolve, there is an equal draw upon my past for information, clarity, and inspiration.  As someone interested in the conservation of cultural landscapes, I am intrigued by the notion of designing with … Continue reading

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Area of Knowledge- Capstone Project Programming

Articulate the primary ‘area of knowledge’ within the discipline of landscape architecture to be investigated in the Capstone and express why it is of personal interest. The development of an area of knowledge is more useful to the progress of … Continue reading

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