Journal article

Landscape architecture and the digital turn: Towards a productive critique

Jillian Walliss

Journal of Landscape Architecture | Taylor & Francis | Published : 2019

Abstract

Theory and critique are inherently intertwined. As Simon Swaffield reminds us in his 2006 essay ‘Theory and Critique in Landscape Architecture’, design critique is ‘typically focused upon the particular but requires a theoretical foundation from which to draw concepts and criteria’.1 1 Simon R. Swaffield, ‘Theory and Critique in Landscape Architecture’, Journal of Landscape Architecture 1 (2006), 22. View all notes Given this relationship, where does this leave critique of the ‘new’, of ideas that challenge the established theoretical terrain? This question is particularly relevant when considering an emerging digital practice of landscape architecture. Review of landscape theory over the p..

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