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    deaf ears, written off as mere nostalgia (Hunt 2014, 1). Focusing on landscape architecture, this essay will defend the presence of history in contemporary thought and promote an active and critical engagement with the antecedents of design. It will be argued that the study of design history provides valuable self-reflection and a broader understanding of the context designers operate within, offers the ability to respond in an informed and sensitive manner to…

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    Lawrence Halprin Lawrence Halprin was an influential landscape architect. His projects have many values to become benchmarks in the development of modern landscape architecture. For example, the most his favorite design is the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial in Washington D.C which set a new standard for the public’s involvement. The plazas and grand fountains in Portland, Oregon are a joyful participation in public open spaces. Moreover, he also wrote many lectures and books, such as the Sea…

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    Central Park was not always a place for people of all ages and social statues to enjoy a time of leisure. It was the foundation Vaux and Olmsted set with their park in their creation of a natural looking landscape, integration of architecture into the landscape and picturesque theory, and the enlightenment ideas they incorporated that helped Central Park become one of the first true public parks. After the parks construction the people started to shape and build the park into what it is today.…

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    Therefore, the very aspect of having to find your balance between the existing feature, the landscape and your house became the tone of the design. This can be seen in the way the spaces responded, the way those spaces were placed initially; for instance the small and humble entrance porch on the north façade, nestled in between the branches of the huge tree, forgoing the tradition of having a majestic entrance. To ensure the balance between the open and covered spaces, and owing to the…

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    architecture? Landscape, writes David Heymann in his 2011 article “Landscape is Our Sex”. Heymann presents an interesting stance on the role of landscape in modern architecture, however, despite the conviction of Heymann’s beliefs, this article presents insufficient evidence to support many of his claims. “Landscape is Our Sex” discusses the trend in modern architecture to describe designs as a response to the site; correlating the built form with the landscape as a strategy to persuade the…

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    Cultural landscapes are everywhere in our world today whether we are aware of them or not. Before we can look at the cultural landscape if the city of New Kensington, we must understand what they are and what we can learn from them through observation. Cultural landscapes are defined as the places we, humans, live. A cultural landscape is the cultural properties that represent the combined works of nature and man. Other definitions include a geographic area, including both cultural and natural…

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    the dining area. You can also have a great outdoor social area even without a pool, an outdoor kitchen, or a fire pit. A backyard porch or pergola is a great place to gather with friends to talk or eat. The shaded or partially shaded are is also a great place for the adults to sit and watch the children playing in the yard. Finding the Right Plants One important element of landscaping is finding the right plants to fit your specific needs. While no two landscaping situations are exactly the…

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    Streets of your Town Streets of your Town is a two-part ABC series, hosted by Tim Ross - successful comedian, broadcaster, social commentator and enthusiastic - lover of all things modernism. The series explores the story of our Australian suburban landscape over the last 60 years, focusing on the development of our post war suburban architecture. It examines the success and popular culture of visionary architects from the 1950 's and 60's. Architects like Robyn Boyd, Sydney Ancher, Roy Grounds…

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    Introduction of paper 2: According to the comparison of movements in paper 1, as for the topic of space, I found out that Minimalism may be one step forward for functionalism to purchase the spatial freedom which required by people as time goes by. Starting from earliest times to present day, people always make great efforts to purchase the freedom of space. And the reason why the works done by Le Corbusier have a strong appeal is mainly because of his quest for freedom in architecture. In my…

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    rectangular shaped block of 12m x 6m. The design needs to reflect the designs of either a well-known architect or era of architecture. The American Radiator Building (also known as The American Standard Building) was built in Manhattan, New York City in 1924. Being Raymond Hood’s first construction in New York City as well as his last work in Art Deco style, this 23-story building is the beginning of Hood’s ambitious vision of characterising New York City with skyscrapers. He disliked the…

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