Dynamic Patterns: Visualizing Landscapes In A Digital Age by Karen M'CloskeyDynamic Patterns: Visualizing Landscapes In A Digital Age by Karen M'Closkey

Dynamic Patterns: Visualizing Landscapes In A Digital Age

byKaren M'Closkey, Keith Vandersys

Paperback | April 24, 2017

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Dynamic Patternsexplores the role of patterns in designed landscapes. Patterns are inherently relational, and the search for and the creation of patterns are endemic to many scientific and artistic endeavors. Recent advances in optical tools, sensors, and computing have expanded our understanding of patterns as a link between natural and cultural realms.

Looking beyond the surface manifestation of pattern, M'Closkey and VanDerSys delve into a multifaceted examination that explores new avenues for engagement with patterns using digital media. Examining the theoretical implications of pattern-making, they probe the potential of patterns to conjoin landscape's utilitarian and aesthetic functions.

With full color throughout and over one hundred and twenty images,Dynamic Patternsutilizes work from a wide range of artists and designers to demonstrate how novel modes of visualization have facilitated new ways of seeing patterns and therefore of understanding and designing landscapes.

Karen M'CloskeyandKeith VanDerSysare faculty members in the Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania, USA, and founding partners ofPEG office of landscape + architecture, a design and research practice based in Philadelphia, USA. Their firm has received numerous design awards and been widely published for ...
Title:Dynamic Patterns: Visualizing Landscapes In A Digital AgeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 9.5 × 6.75 × 0.75 inPublished:April 24, 2017Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415711339

ISBN - 13:9780415711333

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Table of Contents

Foreword by James Corner, Preface, Introduction, 1. Topological Patterns, 2. Behavioral Patterns, 3. Ornamental Patterns, Afterword