Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture

Publications

Publications4.20.2018

Despostions byCATHERINE SEAVITT NORDENSON

Depositions

Roberto Burle Marx and Public Landscapes under Dictatorship

Catherine Seavitt Nordenson

“Burle Marx created a new and modern grammar for international landscape design.” —Lauro Cavalcanti, quoted in the New York Times “The real creator of the modern garden.” —American Institute of Architects Roberto Burle Marx (1909–1994) is internationally known as one of the preeminent modernist landscape architects. He designed renowned public landscapes in Brazil, beginning with small

Publications6.28.2017

cover: PLOT Volume 6

PLOT Volume 6: Cloud

Student editors from MLA class of 2018: Anna Ceraulo Jalazo, Robynne Heymans, Kate Jirasiratham, Kenia Pittman, Sarah Toth

Featuring curated submissions by students, faculty, artists, and practitioners, Volume 6 explores the theme of CLOUD. The content is developed by the second-year MLA student editorial board in collaboration with faculty advisor Catherine Seavitt Nordenson and designer Isaac Gertman. Contributions to this issue examine the ephemeral phenomenon of the CLOUD, a speculation on that mass

Publications5.8.2017

Infrastructural Ecologies

Alternative Development Models for Emerging Economies

By Hillary Brown and Byron Stigge

Many emerging nations, particularly those least developed, lack basic critical infrastructural services—affordable energy, clean drinking water, dependable sanitation, and effective public transportation, along with reliable food systems. Many of these countries cannot afford the complex and resource-intensive systems based on Western, single-sector, industrialized models. In this book, Hillary Brown and Byron Stigge propose an alternate