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Landscape Architecture 1151 January 19, 2005 Class #1 LA 1151 Max Conrad mconrad@lsu.edu Office: Room 306 Design Building 578-0110 (call this number if you have blackboard problems) Midterm and final are due on the lectures only Pop quizzes during class Separate tests on the readings Final project Assistant: Masa Taguchi mtaguc1@lsu.edu Email Masa if you have any grade problem 1
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Landscape Architecture 115i January 21, 2005 Class #2 Central Park- refugee for the people of New York to escape Manhatten. Two architects designed it: Vox and Olmsted “smart growth” Landscape Architecture This word confuses people -Paint a “landscape”- people came up with this word because in England people were creating parks. -do “landscaping” Landscape Architects “shape outdoor spaces for human use and environment” Some jobs: business, residences, historic preservation, coastal erosion, urban planning, site planning, etc. Specializations: landscape design, urban planning, regional planning-big plans for large areas where to put community, park and recreational planning- started with central park, ecological, historical preservation, psychological planning of areas and how the design affects people. Land develop plan- a plan for residential from scrape Areas closely related to landscape architecture: horticulturist Landscape contractor/design Gardeners If we are dealing with living materials and it dies. It takes time to re-grow and mature. Things change as they grow. **Go on Blackboard and print the notes from today for the video** 2
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Landscape Architecture 1151 January 22, 2005 Class #3 There is no desert where we live because of the golf… but on other than that there is desert all around the world at the equator. Desert- people who live there are coved up because they are protecting themselves from the heat, wind, sand, and sun They needed to have irrigation to grow things. Masopdama- just like Egypt Middle ages in Europe- arch- was rich and colorful, loved plants imported and exported plant Principle of paradise- age of Muhammad, have principles or would look like the deserts in Egypt, he describes what it would look like, hot dry climates, walls-protects from the winds plants and trees, privates mostly now for the ladies, Audubon Park- World’s fair site designed by Olmsted. Animal activists got involved and in 1979 they redesigned the Audubon zoo and park to be more animal friendly. The Garden Show with Marta. Max Conrad was on it. Showing the Asian domain and redesigning the zoo in 1979. Landscape Architecture 1151 January 22, 2005 Class #4 North Canada England 1600-1700s Islamic 1700s ALPS 600 AD (gulf steam keeps warm) Japan NYC 1400-1500s New Orleans Rome (gulf makes humid) (warm because protected 2000-5000bc by the Alps) Egypt (sandy, windy because its landlocked) EGYPT 3
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-Pyramids, tombs Last forever because go on after death -Don’t see modern architecture because the mud of the terrain makes it hard to build -Landscape changes quick.
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Classes #1-#11 - 1 Landscape Architecture 1151 January 19,...

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