Mira Engler, PhD
Professor, Landscape Architecture
Professor, Urban Design
Landscape Architecture Department
158 College of Design
Ames, IA, 50011
Phone: (515) 294-8937
Office: 478 Design
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, with honors
Master of Landscape Architecture, University of California, Berkeley
PhD Architecture, University of California, Los Angeles, Dissertation: “Gordon Cullen and the ‘Cut-and-paste’ Urban landscape,” Major Professor: Sylvia Lavin
On the Web
Landscape theory; the relationship between systems of landscape representation, mass media, and consumer culture; the history of ideas and debates about color in landscape architecture; and the socio-political-ecological system of urban public space and infrastructure.
Landscape Design in Color: History, Theory and Approaches. Under contract. London: Routledge, expected 2021.
"Activist Art in Iowa" group Exhibition, Anderson Gallery, Des Moines, IA, November 7, 2019 through February 14, 2020.
- , 09/27/2019
- “Intersections of Landscape Design Studies and Consumerist Arts” in Reframing Landscape History, Society of Architectural Historians, 09/06/2016
- 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