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Emily Hope Thesis, Spring 2014 UCLA Extension Landscape Architecture Program

“Building Resilient Coasts: A New Approach in Oxnard” by Emily Hope, Spring 2014 Landscape Architecture Thesis Presentation

Using sustainable design methods, nature takes back damaged systems while community space that allows for balanced interaction between people and nature is developed. Rather than implementing barriers that attempt to control the ocean, we return life and resilience to our coastal/urban edges. Spring 2014 UCLA Extension Landscape Architecture Thesis Presentation, Instructors Jim Pickel and Meg Coffee.

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Emily Voges, UCLA Extension Landscape Architecture Program

“Securing the Line: A Multi-Modal Plan for the Los Angeles Waterfront” by Emily Voges, Spring 2014 Landscape Architecture Thesis Presentation

Abandoned railroad tracks, roadways and under-used parking  lot cause community disconnect, pollution and lack of public space at the port of Los Angeles. This project proposes to re-align, add and interconnect existing circulation routes into vibrant multi-modal strands that link port history, ecology, accessibility and economic activity. Spring 2014 UCLA Extension Landscape Architecture Thesis Presentation, Instructors Jim […]

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“Learning by Site” by Anne Mclnerney, Spring 2014 Landscape Architecture Thesis Presentation

Transforming three traditional schoolyards into dynamic “learnscapes”, each with a unique curriculum and connected by a tree-lined corridor. Spring 2014 UCLA Extension Landscape Architecture Thesis Presentation, Instructors Jim Pickel and Meg Coffee.  

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Jennifer Junker, Spring 2014 UCLA Extension Landscape Architecture Program

“Flowing Through Time: Exploring Hansen Dam’s History Through Play” by Jennifer Junker, Spring 2014 Landscape Architecture Thesis Presentation

Children in modern suburbs are often disconnected from both the natural and cultural history of their communities. Hansen Dam offers a unique opportunity to explore the intersections of water, history and nature, while also reconnecting the adjacent community of Pacoima. The creation of a flowing, multi-modal adventure-path sweeps users to educational play areas that reveal […]

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“THE LOS ANGELES ARTS DISTRICT: Maintaining Identity in Transition” by Ryan Williams, Spring 2014 Landscape Architecture Thesis Presentation

For close to 200 years the Los Angeles Arts District has evolved through many iterations. Currently, as downtown becomes more multi-use, it again finds itself in a state of transition. This project presents a way to balance economic growth and development while maintaining the vibrant tone and character of the creative community that thrives here. Spring […]

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Spring 2014 Thesis Class, UCLA Extension Landscape Architecture Program

Watch out next week for features on each of our 2014 Spring Landscape Architecture Thesis Students

Next week we will be highlighting each of the thesis projects that were presented on May 17th, 2014, by the UCLA Extension Landscape Architecture Program Thesis Students! Each day we will post the video of 1 student, along with a gallery of their boards so you can get a closer look. Hopefully their projects will […]

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Thesis Presentations, UCLA Extension Landscape Architecture Program

Updated: Thesis Presentations on May 17th

Thesis Presentations for the Spring 2014 class will be held on May 17th in 121 Dodd Hall. Breakfast will start at 8 AM and presentations will begin at 8:30 and run until 3 or 4. We would love to see our current students and alumni come out to support these great soon-to-be graduates! 8 students […]

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