The Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture
Catherine Seavitt Nordenson
Roberto Burle Marx and Public Landscapes under Dictatorship
Thursday, October 11, 2018
About: Catherine Seavitt Nordenson is an Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture at the Spitzer School of Architecture, City College of New York. A registered architect and landscape architect, she is a graduate of the Cooper Union and Princeton University, a fellow of the American Academy in Rome, and a recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship for research in Brazil.
Publications include Depositions: Roberto Burle Marx and Public Landscapes under Dictatorship (University of Texas Press, 2018); Structures of Coastal Resilience (Island Press, 2018); Waterproofing New York, co-edited with Denise Hoffman Brandt (UR Books, 2016); and On the Water: Palisade Bay (Hatje Cantz, 2010).
Seavitt Nordenson has been published in Artforum, Avery Review, Harvard Design Magazine, JoLA, LA+, Landscape Architecture, Praxis, and Topos. She is the faculty editor of PLOT, the City College journal of landscape architecture, which received a 2015 Honor Award from the American Society of Landscape Architects, as well as the 2018 Douglas Haskell Award from the AIA New York Chapter’s Center for Architecture.
Hoffman-Brandt, D., Seavitt Nordenson, C., 2015, Waterproofing New York, New York : Terreform, Inc. 2 hour loan (TH9031 .W384 2015)
Nordenson, G., Seavitt Nordenson, C., Yarinsky, A., 2010, On the Water : Palisade Bay, Ostifidern : Hatje Cantz : New York : Museum of Modern Art. 2 hour loan (SB475.9 .C55 O58 2010g)
Seavitt Nordenson, C. 2018, Depositions : Roberto Burle Marx and public landscapes under dictatorship, Austin : University of Texas Press. 2 hour loan (SB470 .B87 S43 2018)
Books listed above are available in the CCNY Architecture Library except where noted.
Nordenson, G. & Seavitt, C. 2015, “Structures of coastal resilience: designs for climate change”, Social Research, vol. 82, no. 3, pp. 655-671. Full-Text Available
Seavitt Nordenson, C. 2015, “Natural protection: over the past years, numerous new resilience strategies have emerged”, Topos: the international review of landscape architecture & urban design, no. 93, pp. 88-95. Print volume in Architecture Library Lounge
Seavitt Nordenson, C. 2014, “The bottom of the bay, or how to know the seaweeds”, Harvard design magazine, no. 39, pp. 6-8. Print volume in Architecture Library Lounge
Articles listed above are available in the CCNY Architecture Library except where noted.