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21st Annual Landscape Design Portfolios Lecture Series: Responding to the Land

Three Mondays, October 7, October 21, November 4; 6:30–7:30 p.m.

Three outstanding landscape designers from around the world—Kim Wilkie, Daniel Vasini, and Andrea Cochran—showcase their signature projects, working methods, and design philosophies. This year’s influential trio feel passionately about the need to co-design with nature and create spaces where people want to spend time. Join these fascinating speakers to see how creative thinking is re-imagining the practice of landscape design.

Kim Wilkie: The Animated Prospect

October 7, 2019

In his work, Kim Wilkie breathes new life into the English Landscape Movement’s concept of the animated prospect: the rich vitality of the land—human, domestic, and wild.

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Daniel Vasini: Landscape Transformations

October 21, 2019

“Landscape architecture is about illusion,” says Daniel Vasini. Creative Director in New York for award-winning international design firm West 8, Vasini will highlight innovative projects, including Governors Island.

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Andrea Cochran: Immersive Landscapes

November 4, 2019

“The edges become diaphanous, the spaces ephemeral.” Andrea Cochran, FASLA, blurs lines—between nature and the built environment, between exterior and interior, between our need for expansion and for refuge.

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