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Department of

Interdisciplinary Programs/urban Design

Professor

Mira Engler

Professor, Landscape Architecture
Graduate Coordinator, Landscape Architecture
Professor, 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
https://https://www.linkedin.com/pub/mira-engler/47/8b7/642

Supporting Files

Research Interests

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.

Current Projects

Book:

Landscape Design in Color: History, Theory and Approaches. Under contract. London: Routledge, expected 2021.

Group Exhibition:

"Activist Art in Iowa" group Exhibition, Anderson Gallery, Des Moines, IA, November 7, 2019 through February 14, 2020.

Current Scholarship

  • , 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
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