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David Fletcher / Fletcher Studio

October 24, 2012 - 5:30pm


David Fletcher will present the lecture Synthetic Explorations, at 5:30PM on Wednesday, October 24 in Knowlton Hall’s Gui Auditorium. The lecture will focus on Fletcher’s recent design research and explorations that combine generative software as well as analog processes.  The projects will include furniture design, infrastructural interventions, public spaces, skateboards and video game environments. This lecture is free and open to the public

David Fletcher is an Urban Designer and Landscape Architect, professor, and writer. His work addresses process, urbanized watersheds, green infrastructure, and post-industrial urbanism. Fletcher holds a Master of Landscape Architecture with Distinction from the Harvard Design School, a Bachelor of Art in Studio Art and a Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture from the University of California at Davis.

Fletcher has taught urban design and landscape architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, the Southern California Institute of Architecture, the Centre d'Etude et d’Urbanisme in France, Woodbury University, UCLA, Otis College, and at the USC School of Architecture. He recently published an essay on "Landscape Urbanism" in Landscape Architecture Journal; the essay "Proving Ground" ArcCA; and a chapter on Urbanized Watersheds for The Infrastructural City, published by Actar. Fletcher was also the assistant curator and exhibition designer of "Inhabiting Infrastructure", while at Harvard.

Fletcher is also the founding principal of Fletcher Studio, an innovative and award winning practice based in San Francisco. The firm provides comprehensive professional services in Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, and Environmental Planning and works range of projects including civic spaces, parks, and regional planning projects. The firm is committed to a collaborative and contextual approach to spatial design practice and to the planning of unique and sustainable landscapes, urban spaces, and living infrastructures. Design and planning solutions come from the interaction with the many people, processes, histories, policies, economies and ecologies that are specific to a place.

continuing education credits

This lecture has been approved for one Learning Unit of continuing education credit for AIA members. AIA member attendees will receive credit if they sign the AIA Course Attendance Form (include AIA membership number, name and e-mail address) located outside of the main entrance to the Auditorium.

This lecture has also been approved by the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LA CES) for one LA CES CEU. Those wishing to receive LA CES CEU's must sign in with Katie O'Lone or Jennifer Saunier at the event sign-in table to receive their evaluation form that must be completed after each lecture (No advanced registration is required).

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