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Intro_Lec1_11 - Human Values o The Times Artistic, Social,...

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Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo College of Architecture and Environmental Design Landscape Architecture Department LA 211 Winter Quarter 2011 Astrid F. Reeves Introduction Why study History & Place? What are Cultural Landscapes? What is Unesco? What is the Cultural Landscapes Foundation? o 4 types of cultural heritage sites What creates “Place”? Genius Loci What is Landscape Architecture? How is Landscape Architecture history studied? What are sources of information? Landscape Architecture history (cultural landscapes history) involves the following elements and issues: People and Place o Genius Loci: Character and Sense of Place Geography (Setting) – mountain, valley, island, lake, river, etc.
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Unformatted text preview: Human Values o The Times Artistic, Social, Religious, Economic and Political influences o Social Role of Design Religion, Myth and Meaning Sacred and/or Ritual Site, o Belief systems about where we came from. Effects of Invention and Technology Aesthetics (Design Structure) o Point, line, plane o Harmony, Contrast, Rhythm, etc. o Patterns, edges, enclosures, roofing, axis, connections, etc. o Site setting (How does the project use the site?) o The senses sight, sound, smell, touch, taste, psychic o Perceptions Assignment #1 - Extra Credit o See Blackboard and download assignment #1. Answer questions and turn in on Thursday January 6 th at the end of class. worth 2 points...
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2011 for the course LA 211 taught by Professor Reeves during the Winter '11 term at Cal Poly.

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