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A Sahara in the Head: The Problem of Landing


Hornblow, M, A Sahara in the Head: The Problem of Landing, Inflexions, 8 pp. 222-238. ISSN 1916-5870 (2015) [Refereed Article]


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A Landscape Design student came to me once after class, with the feeling that his project wasnít going to work on technical grounds - sand dunes just donít move that way in the Sahara. We could both see the potential unraveling this might create for everything informing the design process - site analysis, sociopolitical context, tools and techniques, theoretical framework. Only weeks to go to final presentation and the "Crit-Sheet" could be heard flapping urgently with its reductive numerical evaluation.

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Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:landscape architecture, affect, diagrams, design sensibility, radical pedagogy
Research Division:Built Environment and Design
Research Group:Architecture
Research Field:Landscape architecture
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Teaching and curriculum
Objective Field:Pedagogy
UTAS Author:Hornblow, M (Dr Michael Hornblow)
ID Code:114065
Year Published:2015
Deposited By:Architecture and Design
Deposited On:2017-02-03
Last Modified:2017-05-18
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