Landscape meaning and design : a new case study methodology

Satherley, Shannon D. (2013) Landscape meaning and design : a new case study methodology. In Lee, Gini (Ed.) Australasian Educators of Landscape Architecture Workshop and Symposium, 14-15 February 2013, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC. (Unpublished)

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Understanding the effects of design interventions on the meanings people associate with landscapes is important to critical and ethical practice in landscape architecture. Case study research has become a common way researchers evaluate design interventions and related issues, with a standardised method promoted by the Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF). However, the method is somewhat undeveloped for interpreting landscape meanings – something most commonly undertaken as historic landscape studies, but not as studies of design effect. This research proposes a new method for such interpretation, using a case study of Richard Haag’s radical 1971 proposal for a new kind of park on the site of the former Seattle gas works.

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ID Code: 61593
Item Type: Conference Item (Presentation)
Refereed: No
Keywords: landscape, meaning, design, case study method, cultural geography
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > DESIGN PRACTICE AND MANAGEMENT (120300) > Design History and Theory (120301)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 the author
Deposited On: 31 Jul 2013 22:20
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2013 21:07

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