Developing Ideas for Landscape Design
- October 14, 2015
Rather so often when designing, the context allows the remaking of a setting, and then enacting the process of design in it. When confronted with a rather beautiful orchard within which we are building a large house and also designing the landscapes, Richa a young landscape architect was confronted with the problems of mapping and establishing the site in her mind.
For those who know the work of LEAF, the drawings may seem familiar http://www.landscapeindia.net/outreach/leaf/
She studied the LEAF documents and then spent days at the site, and developed many layers through which she could appreciate, and map the many complex aspects of this wonderful site.
Below there are 27 drawings from a total of 38 drawings that she made.
What after this ?
She has now written verse that she is struggling to convert into haikus, that explains the many dreams and moods that this landscape can allow partaking in; about breeze, silver moonlight, crackling leaves, and many such things- and having done this well, she will attempt design.
Well, time will tell how that will go- but for now , she is enjoying this as are we; and hope you do too .
Breeze pattern – Feb. to April:
Sound map – summer:
Foliage texture map:
Litter – summer:
Exhibition at Trichy
October 05, 2015
In December 2014 , we had mounted an exhibition at the College at Trichy. It was an accompaniment to the annual lecture. With the exhibition we attempted to try and establish a new tradition- of practices going to educational institutions , and demonstrating their work and beliefs through many mediums- drawings,
Prof. Shaheer: And do it goes.
November 28, 2015