FAH377H1: Dilemmas of Nature and Culture: Landscape Architecture since 1850

Hours: 
24L

This course examines landscape architecture in relation to its political and social contexts from the mid-nineteenth century to the present when it emerged as a profession in North America. It looks at how landscape architecture embodies and challenges our understandings of culture's variable, tangled relationship to nature. It discusses specific projects, designers and their writings that shaped popular understandings of society's connection to the environment.

Prerequisite: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)