“Collective Body” in the Landscape Architecture of George Hargreaves and Lawrence Halprin

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A Comparative Analysis of the “Collective Body” of Public Participation in the Landscape Architecture of George Hargreaves and Lawrence Halprin
This study will analyze the theme of ”collective body” as it pertains to the landscape architectural design of Lawrence Halprin and George Hargreaves. For Hargreaves, the use of public space provides a way for citizens to actively navigate water front areas in a park setting. By allowing a greater field of engagement in the openness of Crissy Field, he accomplishes this task; just as Halprin created the riverfront urban area in the urban planning of the Transit Mall in Downtown Portland, Oregon. With a natural and environmental association with openness and public space, these two landscape...
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.....similar ways in which Halprin and Hargreaves use a “collective body” in the way they define a design ideology involving, public participation, and the naturalistic use of open space to bring people together in urban environments.
References:
Halprin., Lawrence. “The RSVP Cycles” in Theory in Landscape Architecture: A Reader. Ed. Simon Swaffield. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2002.
Halperin’s Sketchbook. (customer fill in footnote and bibliography for this source here, I only received a file of the notes).
Hopper, Leonardo. Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards, Student Edition. New York: Wiley, 2007.
Krauss, (??)customer fill in footnote and the bibliography for this source here, I only received a file of the text.