Graduate School of Design

This course examines environmental histories of the 20th century—the alignments and contradictions of environmentalism and new technical environments—through the engineered landscapes of urbanization.

This studio proposes to translate and spatialize the core goals of the Green New Deal into a new park architecture for Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GSMNP), the most visited national park in the United States and a UNESCO International Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site.

“Fire is a phenomenon that derives from its circumstances... It synthesizes its surroundings.”¹
Stephen J. Pyre

Currently, education of how landscape architects, architects and planners can address climate crisis (CC) impacts are focused on resilience (the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties) and adaptation (addresses impacts of CC).


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