Landscape Professor To Give Talk On "Landscapes As Dynamic
4, 2000 -- Urban landscapes and the changing relationship
between nature and the city will be the topic of a lecture by Kathy
Poole, assistant professor of landscape architecture at the University
of Virginia. The talk will be at 12:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11, in
Campbell Hall, Room 153.
will focus on the Boston park, Back Bay Fens, to provide a look
at landscape architectures ability to invigorate urban environments
computer technology, she will bring the park alive through drawings,
photographs, animation, and digital movies, tracing its evolution
from a 17th century marshland through Frederick Law Olmsteads
design for the park to its place in the urban landscape today.
is a 1999-2000 fellow at U.Va.s Institute for Advanced Technology
in the Humanities, where her research project, "Boston's Back Bay
Fens: Transforming A Classic Case Study Into a Three-Dimensional
Animation of Ecological Dynamics," will soon be available online.
more information, contact Kathy Poole at (804) 924-6446.
Jane Ford, (804) 924-4298