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HUMBER RIVER TRANSECT: ‘Landing’ on site through the Canoe Reconnaissance Method, Fieldwork in Landscape Architecture

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dc.contributor.advisor Stewart, Brendan
dc.contributor.author Howarth, Samantha N.
dc.date.accessioned 2020-05-26T19:41:41Z
dc.date.available 2020-05-26T19:41:41Z
dc.date.copyright 2020-05
dc.date.created 2020-05-08
dc.date.issued 2020-05-26
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10214/17974
dc.description.abstract ‘Landing’ is a physical and intellectual experience that uses intuition and primary research in the field, to form an initial impression of a site. Landscape architects have developed inventory methods; however, the literature indicates a water-based methodology for landscape assessment does not exist. Why is ‘landing’ through the immersive canoe reconnaissance method, essential to capture and map dynamic relationships, atmospheric qualities, and site particularities to design sustainable water landscapes? The goal is to create a new fieldwork method for inventory that will compliment current practices. The method tested on the Humber River, collects data using AllTrails mapping software, video, photography, audio recordings, data sheets and annotative maps. Synthesis of data through collage deep mapping indicate a value assessment and summary of observations. The method impacts the initial phase of design and aims to inform the entire design process to produce powerful aesthetic experiences that foster stewardship of water resources. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship University of Guelph OAC Graduate Scholarship en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International *
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dc.subject inventory method en_US
dc.subject deep mapping en_US
dc.subject water landscapes en_US
dc.subject river landscapes en_US
dc.subject Humber River en_US
dc.subject landscape architecture en_US
dc.subject fieldwork method en_US
dc.subject water resources en_US
dc.subject phenomenological approach to fieldwork en_US
dc.subject mapping qualitative data en_US
dc.subject canoe reconnaissance method en_US
dc.title HUMBER RIVER TRANSECT: ‘Landing’ on site through the Canoe Reconnaissance Method, Fieldwork in Landscape Architecture en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.degree.programme Landscape Architecture en_US
dc.degree.name Master of Landscape Architecture en_US
dc.degree.department School of Environmental Design and Rural Development en_US
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