Research Fellow Seminar: Jane Hutton

Grubbing, Weeding, Mowing, Breeding: On the Changing Specifications, Technologies, and Designs for Landscape Maintenance
Seminar, in English, Study Room, 22 August 2019, 6:30pm

Jane Hutton examines the ways in which landscape maintenance, while largely invisible, is a practice of ecological significance: either suppressing or supporting ecological relationships in the designed landscape.

Jane Hutton is a landscape architect whose research looks at the relationships between common building materials and the landscapes that they come from. She recently completed the book, Reciprocal Landscapes: Cases in Material Movement (Routledge, 2019) that traces five seminal landscape materials that ended up in New York City over the past century. Other publications include Landscript 5: Material Culture, and Wood Urbanism: From the Molecular to the Territorial, a volume co-edited with Daniel Ibanez and Kiel Moe. Hutton is a co-founding editor of the journal Scapegoat: Architecture, Landscape, Political Economy and Assistant Professor at the University of Waterloo School of Architecture.

Attendance is free and open to the public, but space is limited. Please RSVP to confirm your attendance.

Free, fully insured childcare, offered in collaboration with The Lion and The Mouse, is available for kids three years and up who can use the washroom independently, from 6:30pm to 8:00pm. If you would like to bring children, please indicate so in your RSVP.

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