Drawing and Reinventing Landscape, AD Primer

Drawing and Reinventing Landscape, AD Primer

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How to tackle representation in landscape design Representation is a hot topic in landscape architecture. While computerization has been a catalyst for change across many fields in design, no other design field has experienced such drastic reinvention as has landscape architecture. As the world urbanizes rapidly and our relationship with nature changes, it is vitally important that landscape designers adopt innovative forms of representationa€”whether digital, analog, or hybrid. In this book, author Diana Balmori explores notions of representation in the discipline at large and across time. She takes readers from landscape design's roots in seventeenth-century France and eighteenth-century England through to modern attempts at representation made by contemporary landscape artists. Addresses a central topic in the discipline of landscape architecture Features historic works and those by leading contemporary practitioners, such as Bernard Lassus, Richard Haag, Stig L Andersson, Lawrence Halprin, and Patricia Johanson Written by a renowned practitioner and educator Features 150 full-color images Drawing and Reinventing Landscape, AD Primer is an informative investigation of beauty in landscape design, offering inspiring creative perspectives for students and professionals.electronic pencil or brush, which seems to restore the direct nervous impulse through them. ... That said, the tactile experience of the apps for drawing directly on the computer screen using fingers is nowhere as satisfying as drawing ... However, when I look at the drawings Hockney has done on his iPhone or iPad, I can see that he has achieved a high level of precision. ... The physical response to what you look at is vital; it activates the seeing, and you dona#39;t see as much without it.

Title:Drawing and Reinventing Landscape, AD Primer
Author: Diana Balmori
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2014-12-05

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