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Special Public Lecture

Professor John Dixon Hunt

Lie of the Land

Friday 5 December 2104, 6.30pm

Landscape architecture requires an attention to topography and geology, to how land lies on the surface of the earth and to what the architect does to what they find. All landscape architecture is essentially and excitingly a “lie”, a falsehood, or what Shakespeare calls a “feigned truth”. To explore this paradox, Professor John Dixon Hunt will invoke six different designs from the 16th and 20th centuries.

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The Lie of the Land

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