The Multicultural View of Landscape Architecture

Mo Fei (sitting) discussing design issues with a student from France and a French professor.
Mo Fei (sitting) discussing design issues with a student from France and a French professor.
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For landscape architects, professional practice and educational opportunities may include an international and multicultural focus and perspective. For example, the global focus of our Canadian neighbors to the north has been a consistent and influential presence in their history. Compared to many Americans, Canadians are often perceived around the world as more educated, with a greater interest in the activities and affairs of the various peoples across the planet. In the spirit of the profession’s growing interest in international perspectives, this article presents the perceptions of Russian, Chinese, and American landscape architects during visits to and activities in the various countries.

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