A Life In Context: Finding Form In Lewis T. May

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Title: A Life In Context: Finding Form In Lewis T. May
Author: Stackable, Natalie A.
Abstract: This thesis examines the life and career of Lewis T . May (1946 - ) , FASLA . During his three decades of practice , Mr . May has made exceptional contributions in landscape architecture as a practitioner , author , and academic , both domestically and abroad . He is the recipient of over 100 awards for his projects . A qualitative methodology is used to understand his contributions in a historical and personal context . His ability to communicate effectively , both graphically and verbally , is one reason for his success . Consequently , this thesis creates a framework for understanding his process in the field of landscape architecture . Open -ended interviews and participant observation provide information relevant to his design philosophy . The information from these techniques reveals the significant events and influences that impacted Mr . May's professional career and provides the means to interpret how his role has differed from his contemporaries . The research concludes with a summary and discussion of the findings .
URI: http : / /hdl .handle .net /10106 /282
Date: 2007-08-23

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A Life In Context: Finding Form In Lewis T. May. Available electronically from http : / /hdl .handle .net /10106 /282 .

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