Transformations: Revealing the ecological dynamics of place

Douglas M. Johnston
professor and chair, Department of Community and Regional Planning, Department of Landscape Architecture, College of Design, Iowa State University
Transformations: Revealing the ecological dynamics of place
Monday, February 2, 2009 6 p.m., 100 Rapson Hall
H.W.S. Cleveland Fund Lecture
Department of Landscape Architecture

Restoration of ecological function, whether through structural reconstruction, restoration, or re-creation poses challenges to social recognition and appreciation in the more quotidian environment (outside of explicit exhibition or museum contexts). This presentation focuses on two projects (one for the Nature Conservancy's Emiquon Preserve, and one for the Chicago OpenLands Lakeshore Preserve) that pose design interventions seeking to clarify and illuminate ecological processes present in place.

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