LA 103 - Reading Response 5

LA 103 - Reading Response 5 - Lloyd 1 S. Lloyd Professor...

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Lloyd 1 S. Lloyd Professor Sutton LA 103 Spring, 200 Readings Notes #5: Chapter 18 Landscape Architecture . 2006 Lewis, P.F. Axioms for Reading the Landscape .” The Interpretation of Ordinary Landscapes.1979 After reading Lewis’s Axioms for Reading the Landscape , it struck me that cultural landscapes represent the combined work of man and nature. And that while cultural landscapes are created to provide for cultural necessities, such as: shelter, food, comfort, and community; they also serve the function of representing the values and beliefs of the culture that inhabited the site. Ultimately, throughout history different cultures have approached their relationship with the landscape in different ways, with distinctions being drawn on how they dealt with site elements, such as topography, natural landforms, and water. So far in my studies, I have seen examples of how a culture can either, take advantage of existing conditions in the creation of their cultural landscape, or how a culture can confront and react to the existing, and maybe challenging, site
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This note was uploaded on 05/30/2010 for the course LA LA 103 taught by Professor Professorsutton during the Spring '08 term at Cal Poly Pomona.

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