Lecture: Why Landscape Is a Noun (not a verb)

July 30, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
© Chris Hornbecker
© Chris Hornbecker

Laurie Olin, Landscape Architect & Partner, Olin Studio

For acclaimed landscape architect Laurie Olin, there is more to landscape than folks with a truck planting shrubs. For thousands of years, humans have interacted with their environment: loving it, fearing it, changing it, and considering it a subject for art, philosophy, preservation, and recreation. It shapes us as we shape it.

Presented in conjunction with Quest for Beauty: The Architecture, Landscapes, and Collections of John Yeon, on view May 13 through September 3, 2017.

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