2015 Summer | LECTURE
university of waterloo
School of Architecture
Theory and design of the contemporary landscape
This course provides an historical overview of the ideas of nature and landscape in Western thought. 'Nature', 'Ecology', and 'Landscape' are treated as cultural constructs, related to specific philosophical, technological, economic, political, and social issues. Many of these issues will be considered as the course of study traces the evolution and transformation of contemporary landscape.
1. Rachel Kim, Michelle Piotrowski, Victor Poon, Liwei Wang, Janice Woo, Jen Yong 2-6. Alexander Robinson, Anne Sewell, Kate Hollbrook Smith, Danielle Rosen, Giles Hall, Sam Willman