Published by Landscape Architecture and Urbanism at University of Greenwich, London

Kathryn Gustafson to speak at University of Greenwich: The Contemporary Picturesque


Kathryn Gustafson is to deliver the opening lecture to the University of Greenwich Hawksmoor International Lecture Series – Thursday 6th October, 6:30pm. The lecture is free and open to the public on a first-come first-served basis.

  • Thursday 6th October 2016, 6.30pm
  • Tessa Blackstone Lecture Theatre [11_0003]

Kathryn Gustafson will explore landscape architecture in two parts; composition in landscape architecture, and landscape & urban density. The lecture will focus on how the historical picturesque is combined with urban ecology, issues of design in the creation of landscape, and where public desires are met with the integration of technical innovation and expertise.

Kathryn Gustafson is an internationally acclaimed landscape designer, whose diverse portfolio is recognized for incorporating sculptural and sensual qualities that enhance the human experience of landscape. Kathryn is a partner in two offices; Gustafson Porter in London, and Gustafson Guthrie Nichol in Seattle. Her award-winning projects include the Diana Princess of Wales Memorial, HM Treasury Courtyards and Cultuurpark Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam. She is the recipient of the Architects’ Journal Jane Drew Prize 1998, the 2001 Chrysler Design Award, the 2008 ASLA Design Medal, the Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize for Architecture 2012 and the 8th Obayashi Prize, Japan 2015


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