Videos: The Second Wave of Modernism

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The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF) put together The Second Wave of Modernism II: Landscape Complexity and Transformation, a powerhouse conference held last fall at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in NYC, which featured some of the top landscape architects around. Now, TCLF has posted full videos of the entire conference online.

Above, check out the conference introduction by Charles Birnbaum, FASLA, Founder of TCLF, who explains how landscape architects must now work with complex systems, including cultural and ecological systems, when transforming early Modernist sites into more functional, people-friendly spaces that also enhance the natural environment.

While all sessions are worth watching, featured below are some of our favorite talks by landscape architects transforming Modern landscapes. Each landscape architect talks about the people who artistically influenced them, their evolution as designers, and then their own projects, which reimagine sites rich with history.

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