Landscape Architecture Faculty and Staff

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Administrative Staff

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Academic Advisor

Graduate Coordinator

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Professor

Mira Engler

Professor, Landscape Architecture
Graduate Coordinator, Landscape Architecture
Professor, Urban Design
Director, Urban Design

Mailing Address

Landscape Architecture Department
158 College of Design
Ames, IA, 50011

Contact Information

Phone: (515) 294-8937
Email: miraengl@iastate.edu
Office: 478 Design

Education

EDUCATION
1977-1982                  
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, with honors
1987-1989                  
Master of Landscape Architecture, University of California, Berkeley
2006-2013                  
Ph.D Architecture, University of California, Los Angeles, Dissertation: “Gordon Cullen and the ‘Cut-and-paste’ Urban landscape,” Major Professor: Sylvia Lavin

On the Web

https://miraengl.wordpress.com/contact-information
LinkedIn

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Research Interests

Landscape theory; Landscape representation; Postwar urbanism; Landscape urbanism; Landscape, media, and consumer culture

Current Projects

Upcoming conference papers:

International Conference on the Image, October 2015

"Detachable Images and the Shaping of the Postmodern City"

Publication:

“Detachable Images and the Making of the Postmodern City: The Work of Gordon Cullen,” The International Journal on the Image, 6, no. 4, December 2015.

SAH, Society of Architectural Historians, March 2016

"Intersections of Landscape Design Studies and Consumerist Arts" in Reframing Landscape History session

book available:

Cut and Paste Urban Landscape: The Work of Gordon Cullen (Routledge 2016)

http://www.routledge.com/9781138848832

Current Scholarship

  • The Image International Conference, Berkeley, CA, 10/24/2015
  • CELA 2015 paper: Primetime Landscapes = Image Making + Mass Media + Visual Marketing , 03/27/2015
  • upcoming book, Cut and Paste Urban Landscape: The Work of Gordon Cullen (Routledge, 2015), 03/07/2015
  • “Intersections of Landscape Design Studies and Consumerist Arts” in Reframing Landscape History, Society of Architectural Historians, 09/06/2005