Managing Change with Continuity
With urban growth occurring at a relentless pace, this lecture emphasizes the need for landscape designers to integrate site history into new designs without doing so nostalgically. Drawing on historic design examples of change with continuity, Charles Birnbaum will explore recent projects that demonstrate how historic preservation can blend with modern design and ecological enhancement.
New London, CT
Horticulture / Plants
Health, Safety and Welfare
- Understand the importance and implications of weaving a site’s historical context into new designs.
- View historical precedents that integrate site history and site design.
- Examine contemporary projects that combine historical assets with modern design and ecological enhancement.
New Directions in the American Landscape
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