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Designing transformative experiences
While sustainable landscape designs help preserve and restore important ecological processes, this thesis proposes that designing a sustainable future is much larger than what can be accomplished with any site-level design. ...
Interpreting city identity through the medium of the street
Trickle down landscape architecture
This thesis highlights case studies that describes groups that visit “naturalistic” and ecorevelatory spaces designed by landscape architects. The results point to a demographic that is more educated and wealthy than the ...
Resilient community in an era of abandon
The study of Situationist International and Social Ecology within the contemporary context of landscape urbanism can influence the design process of communal spaces in order to help design resilient community spaces in ...
Dialogic space as place of encounter
This thesis aims to gain an understanding of how philosophical hermeneutics, a branch of philosophy concerned with the art of interpretation, can aid in the design process proper to landscape architecture. This research ...
Integrating urban agriculture into affordable housing using permaculture design principles
This thesis examines the nexus between landscape architecture, urban agriculture and permaculture to improve the health, safety, and welfare of low-income residents who lack access to fresh, locally grown food in affordable ...
Therapeutic gardens for persons with dementia
Dementia is currently the sixth leading cause of all deaths in the US and it is projected to reach a total estimated prevalence of eleven to sixteen million people by 2050. As healthcare facilities are constructed and ...
Cemeteries have been lost in the modern landscape of today. These once celebrated spaces are today labeled as taboo -- only to be visited on mournful occasions. However, by applying the modern landscape issues of sustainability, ...
Numerous world-famous tourist destinations are quickly losing their distinct identity due largely to the negative effects of mass tourism on local culture, environment and sense of place. As communities look to tourism as ...
Preservation and re-creation
Ruins by their very nature are an incomplete record to the past. Their primary expression of decay presents the historic preservation community with an opportunity to explore the different ways the narratives of ruins can ...