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Transcript of landscape architecture
Chateau de Versailles
An "unifying language":
cuts across age and income and culture
help people themselves find
a new way of living,
see spaces around them differently,
think about the resources they use differently
replicate those actions
"There are so many things you can do, but ultimately, this is about something really simple -- through an organic process; through an increasing recognition of the power of small actions. We are starting to, at last, to believe in ourselves again, and to believe in our capacity, each and every one of us, to build a different and a kinder future, and in my book, that's incredible."
In good order
the profession or activity of designing
the areas outside buildings.
the art and practice of designing the outdoor environment, especially designing parks or gardens to harmonise with buildings and roads.
landscape architecture is a multi-disciplinary field, incorporating aspects of: botany, horticulture*, the fine arts, architecture, industrial design, geology and the earth, sciences, environmental psychology, geography and ecology.
* horticulture: the study or practice of growing flowers, fruit and vegetables.
beijing Yihe Yuan
One of my works
How we can eat our landscape
by Pam Warhurst
"The will to live differently
can start in some of the most unusual places.
-- Pam Warhurst
According to Olmsted, the park was "of great importance as the first real Park made in this country — a democratic development of the highest significance."
Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux developed what came to be known as the Greensward Plan, won
the contest held in 1857.
William Cullen Bryant
Andrew Jackson Downing
A stylish place for open-air driving was felt to be needed by many influential New Yorkers.
In 1853 the New York legislature settled upon a 700-acre (280 ha) area from 59th to 106th Streets for the creation of the park, at a cost of more than US$5 million for the land alone.
Parks in CITIES
Money = Economy
Green & Nature
Design more environmental friendly
Connect to nature more
Do small actions
Make big changes
why not design with food? or crops?