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The Creative Origins of Larry and Anna Halprin

Alison Bick Hirsch

in City Choreographer: Lawrence Halprin in Urban Renewal America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679782
eISBN:
9781452948201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679782.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter One presents a selective biography of Halprin, critically assessing early life and career experiences that influenced the development of his creative process.


Landscaping and Individual Lots

Mark E. Hostetler

in The Green Leap: A Primer for Conserving Biodiversity in Subdivision Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520271104
eISBN:
9780520951877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271104.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses the importance of creating and maintaining more natural landscapes within individual lots. A historical perspective of people's fascination with mowed lawns and the ways in ... More


Nature, Parks, and Emersonian Modernism

Mark R. Stoll

in Inherit the Holy Mountain: Religion and the Rise of American Environmentalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190230869
eISBN:
9780190230890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190230869.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Literature

As the causes of conservation and parks were growing into national movements, Ralph Waldo Emerson’s Transcendentalist belief in the spiritual in nature deeply influenced the generation that came of ... More


Building the Moral Society: Farms, Forests, and Parks

Mark R. Stoll

in Inherit the Holy Mountain: Religion and the Rise of American Environmentalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190230869
eISBN:
9780190230890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190230869.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Literature

In the nineteenth century, the ideal New England town with its Congregational church attained its classic form. It served for several generations of New Englanders as a model for the rapidly ... More


Designing with Nature As “Archetypal Precedent”: Portland Open Space Sequence, Seattle Freeway Park, Manhattan Square Park

Alison Bick Hirsch

in City Choreographer: Lawrence Halprin in Urban Renewal America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679782
eISBN:
9781452948201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679782.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter Three presents Halprin’s reliance on the “archetypal precedent of natural processes” to reorient people to their environment and reduce the barriers between humans and the natural world. The ... More


Scoring the Participatory City

Alison Bick Hirsch

in City Choreographer: Lawrence Halprin in Urban Renewal America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679782
eISBN:
9781452948201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679782.003.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

The Introduction presents the argument and situates the Halprins within the social, environmental and artistic context of the 1960s and 1970s.


Framing Civic Rituals: Market Street, Nicollet Mall, Heritage Park Plaza

Alison Bick Hirsch

in City Choreographer: Lawrence Halprin in Urban Renewal America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679782
eISBN:
9781452948201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679782.003.0003
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter Two introduces Anna’s investigation of ritual, setting it in contrast to experiments in chance performed by Merce Cunningham and John Cage, and then discusses Larry’s book Cities (1963) as a ... More


Choreography and the Contemporary City

Alison Bick Hirsch

in City Choreographer: Lawrence Halprin in Urban Renewal America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679782
eISBN:
9781452948201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679782.003.0007
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

The Conclusion summarizes the broad arguments of the book and projects them forward. The concluding analysis demonstrates, in particular, how Halprin’s open choreographic method (in ideal ... More


NPS Roads on Hawai‘i: Lying Lightly on the Land

Dawn E. Duensing

in Hawaii's Scenic Roads: Paving the Way for Tourism in the Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839284
eISBN:
9780824868239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839284.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

In the mid 1800s Hawai`i's government and private entrepreneurs began building roads to Kīlauea Volcano in order to facilitate tourism. In 1916 Congress established Hawaiʻi National Park, thereafter ... More


The Other Side of the “Free” way: Planning for “Separate But Equal” in the Wake of Massive Resistance

K. Ian Grandison

in Race and Real Estate

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199977260
eISBN:
9780190255251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977260.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter conveys the continuing intertwining of racial hierarchy and real estate in America. Focusing on the case of one historically black college/university (HBCU), Virginia Union University, ... More


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