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Beyond the Gates: Dwelling in Landscape Lecture

Start:
December 11, 2014 @ 6:00 pm
End:
December 11, 2014 @ 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Venue:
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Address:
580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

Thursday, December 11, 2014

“Dwelling in Landscape” 
Daniel Bluestone, Director, Preservation Studies Program, Boston University
Moderated by Keith Morgan, Director of Architectural Studies, Boston University

6:00pm Reception, 7:00pm Lecture
Wheelock College
43 Hawes Street, Brookline, MA

Professor Bluestone will explore the changing theories and practices that have guided designers in building residences within the broader landscape and in shaping landscapes surrounding residences.

He frames the changing theories of prospect and aspect as they guided ideas about the appropriate relationship between residence and site in domestic landscapes such as:

* Charles Eliot’s residential landscapes
* Hollin Hills, a modern post-World War II residential subdivision in Alexandria, Virginia
* Chicago courtyard apartment buildings of the late 19th and early 20th century

Free and Open to the Public!

Seating is limited and reservations are required: email friendsoffairsted@gmail.com. Limited street parking is available. Public parking is not allowed in the Wheelock parking lot. Venue is easily accessible by MBTA Green Line “C” (Hawes Street) or “D” (Longwood) trains.  Directions to Wheelock’s Brookline Campus / 43 Hawes Street.

Friends of Fairsted

The Friends of Mount Auburn is a lecture co-sponsor.

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