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Poetics of Stone: from Material to Meaning - Lecture at the Palm Springs Art Museum as part of Modernism Week

Lisa Gimmy
Poetics of Stone: from Material to Meaning

Our thanks to the many photographers whose skill and work, as displayed in the beautiful images we shared with you, have documented the remarkable projects we discussed during the presentation at the Palm Springs Art Museum during Modernism Week


Lisa Gimmy Landscape Architecture is a professional consulting firm offering master planning, site planning, and landscape design. Since its founding in 1992, LGLA has designed landscapes for schools, campuses, boutique hotels, buildings, public parks, estates, and private residences. At LGLA each project is viewed as an opportunity to explore a series of relationships: between the site and the region, architecture and landscape, and most importantly, between the landscape and the people who will use and enjoy it.

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