The scenario of this report is based on analysis of landscape architecture that provides creative freedom to the learner for design a presentation over different art-based that convey a specific message.
- Discuss the key theoretician surrounding over different theories.
- Evaluate key practitioners and key projects based on the determined scenario.
- Analyze resulting influences by providing evidence.
- Provide relevancy to contemporary and Australia/local practices.
Postmodernism can be described as a concept related to art, architecture and criticism in 20th-century style to represent the future world. The report will demonstrate about landscape architecture related to postmodernism, Key Theoreticians, Key Projects, Resulting influence of landscape architecture, Relevance to contemporary practice and Relevance to Australia practice. This will be described in this report in the context of development and improvement of infrastructure in Australia according to many architects and authors.
Post modernism is a 20th century style or a concept related to architecture, arts and criticism which helps to represent a departure from modernism and also characterised by self-conscious of earlier style and convention, a mixture of various artistic media and style and a general distrust of theory effectively. It is also a broad development and movement which develop in the mid-to late- 20th century across architecture, art, philosophy and criticism which marked a departure from modernism effectively.
Postmodern theory, philosophy influence the language of the postmodern landscape architectures and got materialised in the use of narrative, eclecticisms, the Rhizome-principle. Postmodern landscape composition can be associated with anti-hierarchy, unusual structure, land-form, and playful mood (Ruccio and Amariglio, 2016). Postmodern architecture can be described as a movement which is emerged in 1960s as a reaction against the austerity, lack of variety and formality of modern architecture, specifically in international style effectively.
According to Dr. Mary Klages (Associate professor), postmodernism is a complicated term or a set of ideas emerged in as an area of academic study since the mid-1980 effectively. It is very hard to define that the concepts are appears in a wide range of variety related to discipline and area of study including art, music, film, sociology, communication, architecture, technology and many more. It is not clear exactly when the postmodernism begins efficiently. The movement is modernism from which the postmodernism can be understood well. The main characteristics of modernism includes:
An emphasis on fragmented forms, discontinuous narratives impressionism and subjectivity in writing and how it takes place rather than what is perceived (Lash, 2014).
According to David Chisholm possibly the most used and understood term in a art disclosure happened in the last few decades effectively. The first encounter of DC with the term postmodernism was in 1988 and during the first week he graduate from University of Wollongong. The school of creative arts such as history of arts was a lecture and tutorial subject which was run by professor Sue Rowley. He does not think that there is a problem between relationship of a composer and audience. Composition in Australia operates largely under a historic dominant paradigm that is black, white male or female etc. Robert Venturi was born in 1925 and a prominent theorist of postmodernism and an architect as well who illustrate ideas to make buildings effectively (Shildrick, 2015). He studied in American Academy in Rome and worked in offices of modernists until 1958. he became a architecture professor at Yale University and he build his own building Guild House in Philadelphia between 1960 and 1963. the two houses become the symbol