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Choreographed Landscapes

Date: 10/04/2010

Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Location: Rapson Hall

Cost: Free

Description:

Andrea Cochran, FASLA
Principal, Andrea Cochran Landscape Architecture, San Francisco
Choreographed Landscapes
Monday, October 4, 6 PM, 100 Rapson Hall
Exhibition and reception for “Andrea Cochran: Landscapes” follows lecture, HGA Gallery
H. W. S. Cleveland Fund Lecture

Andrea Cochran will discuss how she shapes space as a landscape architect in both small gardens and larger landscapes: spare geometry applied to vibrant plant life results in sharp compositional order, yielding landscapes that convey a heightened sense of texture, light, and movement.

Cochran has been practicing landscape architecture in the San Francisco Bay area for more than 25 years. She graduated from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design and worked on the East Coast and in Europe before moving to California in 1981. After working in collaborative partnerships for more than 10 years, she established Andrea Cochran Landscape Architecture in 1998, known for seamlessly integrating landscape, art, and architecture. Her work is distinguished by its careful attention to site, climate, and the choreography of experience.

Contact:

  • Name: Laura Walton
  • E-mail: lwalton@umn.edu
  • Phone: 612-626-6385
  • Sponsored by: College of Design

Disability Options:

To request disability accommodations, please contact Laura Walton, College of Design, at 612-626-6385 or lwalton@umn.edu.

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