Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture

Pub-Landscape Arch

Publications4.20.2018

Despostions byCATHERINE SEAVITT NORDENSON

Depositions

Roberto Burle Marx and Public Landscapes under Dictatorship

Catherine Seavitt Nordenson

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 plazas in Recife in the 1930s and culminating with large public parks in the early 1960s, most significantly the Parque do Flamengo in Rio de Janeiro. Depositions explores a pivotal moment in

Publications11.23.2016

Cover: Coastal Change

Coastal Change

Ocean Conservation and Resilient Communities

Editors: Adjunct Professor Marcha Johnson and Amanda Bayley MLA '09

This collection of essays and design case studies explores a range of ideas and best practices for adapting to dynamic waterfront conditions while incorporating nature conservation in urbanized coastal areas. The editors have curated a selection of works contributed by leading practitioners in the fields of coastal science, community resilience, habitat restoration, sustainable landscape architecture and floodplain management. By highlighting

Publications5.15.2016

PLOT volume 5

PLOT Volume 5: Filter

Student editors from MLA class of 2017: Christine Facella, Christian Keller, Michael Madden, Caitlin Murphy, Ruth Nervig, Millie Roy, Yifan Xing

Featuring curated submissions by students, faculty, artists, and practitioners, Volume 5 explores the theme of FILTER. 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 rich phenomenon of the FILTER, a speculation on sifting, screening,