Thursday, May 14, 2009 / 7 PM / Joslyn Art Museum Witherspoon Concert Hall
CULTURAL, ENVIRONMENTAL, PHYSICAL
SFO > OMA: LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT Established Hood Design in Oakland, California in 2003. His interests include the critical examination and development of specific urban landscape typologies for the American city. Together they reflect and reinforce specific cultural, environmental, and physical complexities of the city and neighborhood landscape. Through his teaching, writing, and practice Hood advocates he art of “Improvisation” as a design process for making urban landscapes and architecture. He has recently designed the landscape and sculpture garden at the de Young museum in San Francisco design by Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron.