1st Edition

Representing Landscapes: Hybrid

Edited By Nadia Amoroso Copyright 2016
    328 Pages
    by Routledge

    328 Pages
    by Routledge

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    Hybrid and mixed media create a huge variety of diagramming and drawing options for landscape representation. From Photoshop mixed with digital maps, to hand drawings overlaid with photos and modelling combined with sketches, the possibilities are endless.

    In this book, Amoroso curates over 20 leading voices from around the world to showcase the best in contemporary hybrid design. With over 200 colour images from talented landscape architeture students, this book will explore the options, methods and choices to show the innovative approaches that are offered to students and practitioners of landscape architecture.

    With worked examples in the chapters and downloadable images suitable for class use, this is an essential book for visual communication and design studios.

    Foreword: Hybrid Drawing (Mikyoung Kim), 1. Introduction: Hybrid Representation: Breaking Free of the "Sameness" in Visual Communication in Landscape Architecture (Nadia Amoroso), 2. Maintaining Proximity: Balancing Intersections of Analogue and Digital Representations in Site Design (Maria Debije Counts), 3. Hybrid Drawing and the Invisible Landscape (Suzanne Mathew), 4. Qualitative Quantitative: Exploring Site Dualities through Drawing & Making (Roberto Rovira), 5. The Hybrid Zone in Divergent and Convergent Thinking (Sarah Little and Leehu Loon), 6. City of Raleigh: Testing Grounds (Carla Delcambre and Kofi Boone), 7. The Primacy of Hybridization within the Design Process: Thinking Through Making (Paul Russell and Martin J. Holland), 8. Siteless Landscapes: Hybridization of Conceptualizing Patterns, Working Grounds, and Siting/Programming (Yumi Lee), 9. Model-Minded: Conversations in 3D as Means for Exploring Design Alternatives in Urban Parks (Maria Debije Counts and Christopher Counts), 10. Ideation of Landscape Representation (Kelly Curl), 11.Mojave Future (Ken McCown), 12. Make No Scenes, Reveal the Unseen: Photographs, Photomontages and Mapping (Liska Chan and Anne Godfrey), 13. The Means of Physical Transference (Kris Fox), 14. White Pine County Line: Re Drawing and Re Making in the Rural Landscape Medium (Daniel H. Ortega and Jonathon R. Anderson), 15. Surveillance Practices: Drawing the Nature of Sites (Brian Osborn), 16. Memory and Forgetting Together (Kenny Fraser), 17. ‘Con-fusion’ of Rationality and Irrationality (Mauro Baracco), 18. Bigger MPs (Management Practices) (Sarah Cowles), 19. Hybrids — Institutional and Cartographic (Robert Gerard Pietrusko), 20. Complex Landscape, Simplified Representation: Integrating Data Driven and Idea Driven Technologies for Landscape Representation (Weimin Li), 21. Afterword: Representing Landscapes: Hybrid (Christopher Counts)



    Nadia Amoroso is an expert in landscape architectural visual communication, digital applications, data visualization and creative mapping. She operates a design consulting firm specializing in landscape visual communication and data-design visualization (www.nadiaamoroso.com). She also teaches urban design, visual representation and landscape studios at the University of Guelph. She has held a number of international academic and administrative positions including Lawrence Halprin Fellow at Cornell University, the Garvan Chair Visiting Professor, and Associate Dean. She specializes in visual representation, analogue and digital graphics, and architectural and landscape architectural design. She has a PhD from the Bartlett School of Architecture and degrees in Landscape Architecture and Urban Design from the University of Toronto. She is the author of The Exposed City: Mapping the Urban Invisibles (Routledge, 2010).

      The discussions surrounding models throughout Representing Landscapes: Hybrid are refreshing examinations of how three-dimensional studies are analytical, intuitive instruments for thinking. - Danika Cooper, JAE Online