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NYBG: 22nd Annual Landscape Design Portfolios Series: Landscapes on the Edge

October 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

- $15 – $18

Walter Hood:  Landscape and Community

As founder and creative director of Hood Design Studio in Oakland, California, Walter Hood makes urban spaces that resonate with and enrich the lives of current residents while also honoring communal histories. As an artist and a landscape architect, he has transformed traffic islands, vacant lots, and freeway underpasses into spaces that challenge the legacy of neglect of urban neighborhoods. Recently, Hood has undertaken ambitious commemorative landscapes that reflect his interest in the role of sculpture in public space. For Charleston’s International African American Museum, now under construction on the site at which nearly 40 percent of enslaved Africans arrived in this country, Hood has designed a memorial garden filled with native grasses, featuring a tidal pool whose waters will recede at regular intervals to reveal an engraved pattern of life-sized figures, aligned as though confined within the hold of a slave ship.

Available CEUs include: APLD and LA CES
Support generously provided by the Heimbold Family.

For detailed information and to register CLICK HERE

Details

Date:
October 29
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
$15 – $18
Website:
https://www.enrole.com/nybg/jsp/session.jsp?sessionId=212LAN801DO&courseId=212LAN801DO&categoryId=10C3C348

Organizer

ASLA-NY
Email:
director@aslany.org

Venue

Remote
NY United States + Google Map

Details

Date:
October 29
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
$15 – $18
Website:
https://www.enrole.com/nybg/jsp/session.jsp?sessionId=212LAN801DO&courseId=212LAN801DO&categoryId=10C3C348

Organizer

ASLA-NY
Email:
director@aslany.org

Venue

Remote
NY United States + Google Map