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Land Collective @ The ASLA 2019 Conference on Landscape Architecture

For those attending the ASLA 2019 Conference on Landscape Architecture in San Diego, Land Collective will be participating in three sessions: two “Deep-Dives” and a General Session ALL IN THE SAME DAY! Come say hello.

Friday, November 15th is a busy day for us, as Land Collective’s Henry Moll is joined by Allison Harvey (OJB Landscape Architecture) and Chris Landau (LANDAU Design + Technology) for DD-005 “Responsive Hardscape Design: Parametric Systems for Achievable Complexity in Paving.”  Using the case study of paving design, the participants will develop generative patterns, typically considered complex, aided by parametric solutions. The workshop will highlight the opportunities and challenges of scripting technology, from initial idea generations to final practical application. The results will go beyond graphic development and into constructability. 

At the same time, Land Collective’s Principal, David Rubin, will join Gina Ford (Agency Landscape + Planning), Richard McCoy (Landmark Columbus), Elizabeth Kubany (Kubany Judlowe), and Jane Amidon (Urban Landscape Program, Northeast University) in DD-003 “Evolving a Modernist Mecca: The Legacy, Life, and Landscape of Columbus, Indiana.” Perhaps no where in America is the partnership of architecture and landscape as evident or excellent as in modernist mecca Columbus, Indiana. This workshop will explore Columbus’s iconic design legacy as well as its more recent work — all of which provokes the profound opportunities and challenges of this fundamental relationship.

Then, later in the day, David Rubin leads “A Constellation of Assets: Cultural Institutions, Landscapes of Experience, and Expanded Constituency” with Newfields’ (formerly, Indianapolis Museum of Art) Chief Operating Officer, Kathryn Haigh, and organizational psychologist, Ron Halverson (Halverson Group). Cultural institutions are undergoing shifts in their demographics and engagement. How can diverse landscape assets positively inform a constituency that offers greater financial stability as museum attendance is lessening and desire for “experience” increasing? How do you make cultural artifacts relevant in the context of modern engagement?

Looking forward to seeing everyone in San Diego!