Presented Dr. Rosetta Elkin, recipient of the 2017 GCA Rome Prize Fellowship in Landscape Architecture, professor at MicGill University and director of the School of Architecture, and research associate at The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University.
The GCA Rome Prize Fellowship in Landscape Architecture, one of the most prestigious awards in the field.
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This video was filmed during the January 11, 2022 Hortulus Membership Meeting.
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"The plant inventory sets the course for a design that works with plant life and the changing landscape. "
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Impermanent Inventory: Plant Collections for a Changing Climate
Rosetta S. Elkin reveals that planting a tree can either be one of the ultimate offerings to thriving on this planet, or one of the most extreme perversions of human agency over it. Plant Life exposes the relationship between human and plant life, revealing that afforestation is not an ecological act: rather, it is deliberately political and distressingly social.