Building in a natural landscape

Building in the Natural Landscape (and Other Things I Think I Know)

Designing with respect for nature and using the setting as a partner in the process.

Description: 

This presentation focuses on designing with respect for nature and seeing the setting as a partner in the process rather than as a mere placemat. It also touches upon a number of closely related thoughts and insights.

Presented as a part of the CRAN Symposium 2016.

Learning objectives

  • Stimulate dialogue between members
  • Consider ideas for “reading” the landscape to enhance building design
  • Consider the example of this architect’s career long search for memorable architecture
  • Consider thoughts critical of standard sustainability theory

This course is part of a series

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$40 non-member
$25 member
1.00 LU
  • HSW
  • RIBA

Instructors

  • Obie Bowman

    FAIA
    Obie was born in Santa Monica and grew up in the San Fernando Valley where, as a boy, he was...

Course details

Contents: Video, quiz, evaluation

Expiration: One year after purchase

Duration: 1:00

Passing Score: 80% on quiz