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|Title: ||landscape bento : any WHERE any TIME|
|Authors: ||Sun, Wei Ching|
|Supervisor: ||Eaton, Marcella (Landscape Architecture)|
|Examining Committee: ||Perron, P. Richard (Landscape Architecture) deBritto, Vincent (University of Minnesota)|
|Graduation Date: ||February 2011|
|Keywords: ||landscape architecture|
|Issue Date: ||10-Jan-2011|
|Abstract: ||This practicum is a collection of ideas intended as a framework for an alternative approach to understanding creativity and process in landscape architecture. An exploration of the values that guide our thinking is a critical ongoing activity that weaves into creativity and decision making in design process. Relationships exist that when examined provide not a method but an approach. A re-interpretation of landscape architecture and a bento box resulted.
Writing took on the first person in the present tense as a way to work through both writer’s block and designer’s block. The blocks provided many moments for critical thinking. Food and cooking are a passion. Connections and networks exist in our personal environments but are most often not noticed and certainly unexamined. The relationship between food and cooking, and the environment and designing revealed a similar process of creativity. This was used as a metaphor to act as an alternative approach to aid in moving through doubt and block.
Through an explicit, conscious consideration of passions and values, a deeper understanding of the process and product of landscape architecture emerged.|
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