Landscape Design Students And Alumni Series

Tuesdays, 1–3 p.m., After LDSA Meetings
 
Come hear award-winning and nationally renowned professionals share their expertise on a diversity of topics in landscape design. These popular afternoon lectures coincide with monthly morning meetings of the Landscape Design Students and Alumni Association (LDSA). All are welcome to register for this series.
 
Registration fee for each class: $29/$35.
Register for three or more over the phone (718.817.8747) and receive a 10% discount.
 

 

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Classes

October
Matthew Urbanski will describe his approach to highlighting delight as a design imperative and how this translates into creating memorable environments for play. The core impulse behind garden-making is the pursuit of delight. Similarly, landscapes of play exist solely to more...
10/23 Tu 01:00pm-03:00pm Urbanski
NYBG
November
William Kenny, an expert in ecological planning and design, will examine a variety of factors that are essential to extraordinary wetland management. He'll highlight the successes from restoration projects his firm has completed on relatively small, suburban residential properties, including more...
11/27 Tu 01:00pm-03:00pm Kenny
NYBG
December
Why do we feel contemplative in Japanese gardens and architecture? Can our physical environment foster mindfulness? Yoko Kawai, lecturer at Yale School of Architecture, examines how Japanese spatial concepts such as ma (in-between-ness), utsuroi (transience), and yugen (the unknown) create more...
12/18 Tu 01:00pm-03:00pm Kawai
NYBG
January
Drawing on her experiences designing more than 45 New York City public spaces, and a lifetime of challenges in her own garden, Lynden B. Miller shares how she looks at a sit—what's there and what could be—and how she visualizes more...
01/22 Tu 01:00pm-03:00pm Miller
NYBG
February
As temperatures rise and precipitation patterns shift, it is essential for designers to consider how to select, place, and care for plants that will thrive in today's conditions, as well as tomorrow's. Landscape architect, plantsman, and author Travis Beck discusses more...
02/19 Tu 01:00pm-03:00pm Beck
NYBG
March
Sakonnet Garden is a long-term personal experiment with plants and planting design. While working in New York, John Gwynne and his partner, Mikel Folcarelli, built a hidden garden in coastal Rhode Island that evolved into a series of intimate garden more...
03/19 Tu 01:00pm-03:00pm Gwynne
NYBG