What was considered the greatest real estate deal ever in the United States? Why was this important?
Which significant historic city is in a state of “arrested decay”?
Who are the three main people that have influenced Professor Emeritus Roger Osbaldeston, aka “God”
What is the design concept behind the design of Disneyland and How is it expressed?
Who is Roberto Burle Marx and why is he important in design history?
Define the style of Roberto Burle Marx.
Who is the pioneer of modernism in Brazil? Brazilian Modern Master?
What is a Xaxim? Who used them in his designs?
Who is Luis Barragan and what is significant about his design style? How does his heritage/belief system influence his designs?
Who is Isamu Noguchi? What California Landscape did he design? What is the concept
behind this California design and how is it expressed?
How was the uniqueness of California designs expressed at the California? What is the significance of the layout of the missions?
Courtyards, fountains (water resources), protection from the elements and outsiders, cloister, agriculture and ranching, etc
What is a cloister garden? Why is it used in the California Missions?
The Santa Barbara Courthouse an example of which design style?
Balboa Park was designed to celebrate what significant event in history?
Who was the plants woman who was responsible for the planting in and around Balboa Park?
What is the major design difference between the architectural design of Panama Pacific Exposition in San Francisco and the Panama California Exposition in San Diego?
Who designed Sea Ranch in California?
Landscape Architect Lawrence Halprin and
Architect Charles Moore
What is significant about some of the design features of Sea Ranch? What are some of the main goals in the designed master-plan of Sea Ranch (design intent)?
Landscape Architect George Hargreaves is known for several projects throughout the USA and the world. Please list them and what is their significance?
Sydney Olympics, Guadalupe River Corridor in San Jose
What is the Homestead Act and what is its significance not only for the American Population but also the physical layout of the country?
What does “Parkitecture” mean and how it is expressed design? Give an example of Parkitecture.
What is the name of the first National Park in the United States and what is it famous for?f
What is the goal of the National Park Service?
Who is the first person to lead the National Park Service?
Who is the founder of the Sierra Club?
What is a scenic corridor?
Who is Stanley Abbott and what is his contribution to the Blue Ridge Parkway Design?
Pacific Coast Highway (Hwy One) design intent?
Why was the Bureau of Reclamation created? What was its’ goal?
The Army Corps of Engineers played a significant role in the use of new technologies. What are those technologies that are used today?
How is the importance of our American Heritage expressed in the Confluence Project designed in collaboration with Maya Lin?