Cultural identity and local narratives: the roles of landscape architecture and public art
Landscape architecture and public art both have a role to play in the development of cities to make them meaningful. However, the way in which places become meaningful can be very different between these two types of practice, especially in relation to the significance of the local. My research explored the questions of landscape, art and the local in Christchurch. Using a number of research methods to understand what kind of process would work in Christchurch. How can art and the profession of landscape architecture serve the people of Christchurch in a meaningful way.