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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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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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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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How true was the voice of the Void.

I stand on the sandy shore of Tarawa, a narrow strip of coral in the Pacific Ocean, the most populated of the 33 atolls that comprise the equatorial island nation of Kiribati.  As you might expect, picturesque palm trees sway … Continue reading

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Living the Didactic Landscape: Changing Intentions in the Meaning of Place

My paper, originally written for my History of Landscape Architecture class last year, will be presented to the Minnesota Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians. The Sixth Annual Student Symposium on the Built Environment will be held on September … Continue reading

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