Edward Hutchison, "Drawing for Landscape Architecture: Sketch to Screen to Site" (Thames and Hudson, 2019)


Today’s guest hails to us from England. Mr. Edward Hutchison’s new book is Drawing for Landscape Architecture: Sketch to Screen to Site (Thames & Hudson, 2019). Can you draw? The answer is yes and we must. As designers, understanding the landscape beings with the basics. Like learning your musical scales, so is drawing to design. It’s the fundamental skill to understand a place’s the culture, space, color, and discovering the genius loci. Mr. Hutchison’s latest book is “how to do it.” He explains his process for understanding how taking the time to understand the site influences his designs and the benefits of it. Edward Hutchison is principal of his own successful landscape design practice in London. He was previously an associate of Foster + Partners. His drawings have been included in major exhibitions.

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Tricia Keffer

Tricia Keffer has a BA in Psychology and an MLA in Landscape Architecture. The arc of her career path took her from beach portraits in Destin, FL to the parks in Paris, France. Her photography has been published in Delta Sky Magazine, BAE Defense Contractor Calendar, and two ADDY (Advertising) awards for Dale E. Peterson brochures. Her vacation portrait concept was featured on Good Morning America. She is working on her next adventure with her landscape design business Plants People Love Designs in Florida. In her spare time during the pandemic, she picked up an additional degree BA in Art and a certificate from Master Artist David Chang’s Portrait and Figurative Studio at FIU.

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