Revelatory Landscapes

Grid and Dimension

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Urban Landscape Architecture by Bridget Vranckx

Ron Herman

Ron Herman’s Grid and Dimension works with the natural elements in the areas by taking them and mixing them up to create this staggered piece.

 

Osaka City University Medical Center Plaza

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Urban Landscape Architecture by Bridget Vranckx

Makoto Maburisaka, David Buok, Nikken Sekkei

The play on a dock in a lake gives the feel of being in nature while moving through the Medical Center Plaza.

 

Xochimilco National Park

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Urban Landscape Architecture by Bridget Vranckx

Mario Schjetnan, Jose Luis Perez; 1993

This change from a path into a bridge along with using different elements creates a break in the park which mirrors the break from land to water.

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1 comment
  1. 3 – you describe what the designer did but not what the work does to landscape? perhaps this work speaks to modern landscape architecture’s obsession with controlling landscape?
    5 – good but would have been stronger to talk about the recessed area being revealed by the metaphorical dock.
    5 – good analysis of how path-bridge is perceived in the landscape.

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