13 September 2011

Speaker Series: Kate John-Alder

 LA Fall Lecture Series presents Kathleen John-Alder

Wednesday, 9/14 at 4:00 pm,
Cook/Douglas Lecture Hall;
3 College Farm Road
New Brunswick, NJ

The Reality in Process / The Permanence in Change

Kathleen L. John –Alder is an Assistant Professor at Rutgers University.  A registered landscape architect with over twenty years of professional experience, she holds undergraduate degrees from Oberlin College and Rutgers University, an M.S. from Pennsylvania State University, and an M.E.D. from Yale University. Kathleen is the author of  “The Garden, The Greenhouse, and The Picturesque View, which appears in Kevin Roche: Architecture as Environment

Kathleen, reflecting her training in both biology and landscape architecture, situates her research at the nexus of art and science, as seen through the environmental dialogues of the 1960s.  Currently, she is working on a manuscript that critically explores Lawrence’s Halprin’s ecological analysis of The Sea Ranch, excerpts of which will be presented in the lecture The Reality of Process / the Permanence of Change.

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