Landscape symphonies : gardening as a source of landscape architecture practice engaged with change

Raxworthy, Julian R. (2003) Landscape symphonies : gardening as a source of landscape architecture practice engaged with change. In Gusheh, Maryam & Stead, Naomi (Eds.) Progress : The 20th Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australian and New Zealand, 2 - 5 October 2003, Australia, New South Wales, Sydney.

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Abstract

The notion of designing with change constitutes a fundamental and foundational theoretical premise for much of what constitutes landscape architecture, notably through engagement with ecology, particularly since the work of Ian McHarg in the 1960s and his key text Design with Nature. However, while most if not all texts in landscape architecture would cite this engagement of change theoretically, few go any further than citation, and when they do their methods seem fixated on utilising empirical, quantitative scientific tools for doing so, rather than the tools of design, in an architectural sense, as implied by the name of the discipline, landscape architecture.

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ID Code: 25949
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Landscape architecture, Sven-Ingar Andersson
ISBN: 1 86487 574 7
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Design
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2003 Julian Raxworthy
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