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The Landscapes of Claude Cormier

by (author) Marc Treib, Susan Herrington & Claude Cormier et Associés

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Initial publish date
Jul 2021
Essays, Landscape, Professional Practice
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Marc Treib is Professor of Architecture Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley, and a historian and critic of landscape and architecture who has published widely on modern and historical subjects in the United States, Japan, and Scandinavia. Recent books include Pietro Porcinai and the Landscape of Modern Italy (co-editor, 2016); Landscapes of Modern Architecture: Wright, Mies, Neutra, Aalto, Barragán (2017); The Landscapes of Georges Descombes: Doing Almost Nothing (2019); and Thinking a Modern Landscape Architecture, West & East: Christopher Tunnard, Sutemi Horiguchi (2020).

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Susan Herrington is a licensed landscape architect in the United States and a landscape architect in Canada. She is a professor in the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture at the University of British Columbia. Her research concerns design theories of contemporary landscape architecture, including theories regarding children’s landscapes. She is author of Landscape Theory in Design, Cornelia Hahn Oberlander: Making the Modern Landscape, On Landscapes, and Schoolyard Park. She also led the Seven Cs guidelines, which have been used in communities throughout the world.

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Claude Cormier et Associés is a Montreal-based landscape architecture firm that extends its practice to forge bridges between urban design, public art, and architecture. Recipient of over 100 awards, the team’s work is distinguished not only for its inventiveness—but also its tenacious optimism in the power of design.

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