Master LA: Welcome

Hi all, here are the materials for Week 2 Landscape Architecture session.

1 of 5 Master LA_Introduction

2 of 5 Master LA_Walker

3 of 5 Master LA_Gustafson

4 of 5 Master LA_Valkenburgh

5 of 5 Master LA_Discussions and closing

Supporting materials:

Landscape as architecture

LandSCAPES-A-typology-of-approaches-to-landscape-architecture

In the first part of session, we will be indulged with design precedents designed by the three master landscape architects and their teams. Second session is structured with discussions, please follow the related link and join the online form at the bottom of each post. Input text related to each landscape architect can be found in their respective group’s link.

Discussion 1: After reading an interview of the landscape architect group you would be assigned, discuss about his/her approach to design.

Assigned group can be found here: https://miatedjosaputro.com/2020/02/22/master-la-d1-discussion-1/

D1.1 Group 1: Peter Walker, click here

D1.2 Group 2: Kathryn Gustafson, click here

D1.3 Group 3: Michael Van Valkenburgh, click here

Discussion 2: After reading the other two groups’ discussion, draw your own conclusions about typology of landscape design practice.

https://miatedjosaputro.com/2020/02/22/master-la-d2-discussion-2/

 

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LA in Urban Context: D2.2- Discussion 2.2

DISCUSS

D2.2: How do these roles achieved in the Gardens by the Bay project?

 

Criteria: 

Adopted from Rinaldi Bianca, M. & Tan Puay, Y. (2019). Introduction: Landscapes and Densities. Urban Landscapes in High-Density: Cities, Parks, Streetscapes, Ecosystems.

☐Medium and means for adapting cities to climate change

Infrastructure for supporting water resources management and stormwater treatment

Spaces for various strategies:

  • Food and energy production
  • Protection for biodiversity
  • Reduction of noise and air pollution
  • Improving urban microclimate and outdoor thermal comfort
  • Promoting public health
  • Creation of more equitable and inclusive environments , as cities become more socially fragmented and stratified

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LA in Urban Context: D2.1- Discussion 2.1

DISCUSS

D2.1: How do these roles achieved in the Parkroyal on Pickering project?

 

Criteria:

Adopted from Rinaldi Bianca, M. & Tan Puay, Y. (2019). Introduction: Landscapes and Densities. Urban Landscapes in High-Density: Cities, Parks, Streetscapes, Ecosystems.

☐Medium and means for adapting cities to climate change

Infrastructure for supporting water resources management and stormwater treatment

Spaces for various strategies:

  • Food and energy production
  • Protection for biodiversity
  • Reduction of noise and air pollution
  • Improving urban microclimate and outdoor thermal comfort
  • Promoting public health
  • Creation of more equitable and inclusive environments , as cities become more socially fragmented and stratified

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LA in Urban Context: D1- Discussion 1

DISCUSS

D1: Roles of landscape in high density urban context, use guiding questions.

Guiding questions are:

  1. From 12 built projects mentioned above,
    what are the roles of contemporary urban landscape in the context of high density environment?
  2. What are the advantages and disadvantages?
  3. In your opinion, what have changed since Matsuoka and Kaplan’s study (2008) in terms of people needs in urban landscape?

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