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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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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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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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Summer Break (Break?)

Staying so busy, but not as busy as I will be once school begins again.  This is my last chance to be “off” before being “on” is important again.  My final year of the three year Master of Landscape Architecture … Continue reading

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Hopewell Ceremonial Earthworks

In November 2011 I was invited to accompany my professor John Koepke at a conference in Ohio to comment on the process underway there for several Hopewell Ceremonial Earthworks to be inscripted as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.  One of my … Continue reading

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