Guest lecture: Lisa Mackenzie

Welcome to the guest lecture "Four walls, a walk and a volcano. Indeterminate processes in Landscape Architectural Teaching and Practice" with Lisa Mackenzie. Lisa is a Senior Lecturer in the Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture.  She has taught and lectured widely including teaching periods in Japan, the US and a position at the Ecole Nationale Superieure de Versailles. Lisa is the lead for Edinburgh University in the European Masters in Landscape Architecture. 

In her practice, research and teaching Lisa examines the exchange between Landscape Architecture, artistic practice, cultural geography and ecological design towards the sensitive transformation of urban and rural environments.   Her work evolves strategies for multi-dimensional, collectively imagined, landscapes that express different manifestations of design thinking. 

In this lecture, Lisa will talk to the significance of reading and interpreting landscapes deeply. She will discuss teaching practices within her own studio environments, tracing the significance of analytical thought, of critical thinking and of drawing in the formation of the project.  She will discuss three of her own projects that transcend landscape architectural scales, a roofless gallery, an approach to a walk and the complexities she has encountered in working with an active Volcano.

Date: 22. March, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm

Venue: A2 Sverre Fehn auditorium
Address: 29 Maridalsveien

Contact: Luis Callejas