Before and after the fire
Weir, Ian (2005) Before and after the fire. [Visual Artwork]
The work was derived from terrestrial laser scan data of a bio-diverse landscape on the SE coast of Western Australia. The scanning was conducted both before and after a significant bushfire event. The digital three dimensional scan data has been converged and then abstracted into a two dimensional vertical sections or slice which reveals the vegetal surface of heath vegetation and the surface of the landform.----------
This abstraction converts the complex data into spatial information so that it is meaningful in the context the architectural and landscape architectural design process. The primary intention behind the production of the work was to expand understanding on the means of representing and then designing for sites in ‘kwongan’ landscapes which are constituted by highly biodiverse, bushfire prone heath vegetation.
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|Item Type:||Creative Work (Visual Artwork)|
|Measurements or Duration:||180 x 42cm|
|Number of Pieces:||1|
|Keywords:||Landscape, Bushfire, Biodiversity, Representation, Sustainability|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > ARCHITECTURE (120100) > Landscape Architecture (120107)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES (220000) > PHILOSOPHY (220300) > Aesthetics (220301)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES (220000) > PHILOSOPHY (220300) > Environmental Philosophy (220303)
|Divisions:||Past > Schools > School of Design|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2005 Ian Weir|
|Deposited On:||19 Apr 2010 22:25|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 14:11|
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