LNSP 440 Material Topographies and Architectural Landscapes

An exploration of the complex relationships that exist between architecture and the material landscapes that constitutes its site that encompassing outer territory that defines the context within which architecture is situated and grounded, and against which it is seemingly defined. The course will specifically focus on the relation of architecture to the environment, calling into question the tools and techniques architects have employed to map, document and analyze site conditions, and the built objects produced.