MON-C07: Historicism in Garden Design: Preservation, Pragmatism or Pastiche?

American Society of Landscape Architects


Monday, November 9, 2015
2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. CST

CM | 1.50

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Three highly visible landscape architects whose work is much in demand discuss the continuing influence of historical styles in landscape architecture and an emerging cycle of traditional design in response to prevailing modernism. These designers and thought-leaders will describe how their current work balances historical styles with contemporary demands. Learning Objectives - Learn about historicism and its application to landscape architecture. - Learn about historicism as a cyclical and continuing influence in garden design and landscape architecture practice. - Learn about some of the socioeconomic factors that influence a shift towards modernism or traditionalism. - Learn how current and emerging practitioners can balance client interest in historicist design styles with contemporary lifestyle demands.