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Ecology And Design In Urban Settings Is Topic Of Lecture At U.Va. School Of Architecture

January 29, 2003--

WHO: Kristina Hill, associate professor of landscape architecture, University of Washington

WHAT: Lecture – “Recent Work”

WHEN: Monday, Feb. 10, 6 p.m.

WHERE: Campbell Hall, Room 153

The link between urban ecology and urban design is the focus of research and recent work by Kristina Hill, associate professor of landscape architecture at the University of Washington.

Hill’s public lecture at University of Virginia. School of Architecture will highlight her interest in how water flows through urban landscapes and affects cultural and biological processes.

Her research includes the landscape classification and study of how language, logic and cognitive categories affect landscape mapping. Working with the University of Washington’s Urban Ecology Research Lab, she has developed classification and analysis techniques for creating maps of land cover for urban hydrological and ecological research using satellite images of the earth.

Hill’s lecture is sponsored by the Student Association of Landscape Architects.

For details, contact Derry Voysey at (434) 982-2921 or derry@virginia.edu.

Contact: Jane Ford, (434) 924-4298

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact the Office of University Relations at (434) 924-7116. Television reporters should contact the TV News Office at (434) 924-7550.

SOURCE: U.Va. News Services

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