Identifying landscape meanings: Images and interactions at Gas Works Park

Satherley, Shannon D. (2016) Identifying landscape meanings: Images and interactions at Gas Works Park. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.

Abstract

This thesis contributes a substantial new theoretical understanding of what 'landscape meanings' are, and what constitutes the specific meanings of particular landscapes to individuals. Further, it proposes how landscape architects may identify these meanings to inform critical and ethical research, theory, professional practice and education. What emerges from this representative case study of the landscape of Richard Haag's Gas Works Park in Seattle is the understanding that a person's expressions of their 'cognitive landscape images' of a particular landscape, coupled with their expressions of their 'interactions' with that landscape, constitute the specific 'meaning-narrative' they attach to it.

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ID Code: 92512
Item Type: QUT Thesis (PhD)
Supervisor: Sim, Jean, Miller, Evonne, & Thomas, Glenn
Keywords: Landscape Architecture, Landscape Meanings, Landscape Interactions, Cognitive Landscape Images, Post-industrial Landscapes, Deindustrialisation, Gas Works Park, Richard Haag
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 31 Mar 2016 02:10
Last Modified: 12 Apr 2016 23:53

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