MLA Guest Lecture: Daniel Roehr "Visualizing Multisensory Site Perception"
Date and Time
Master of Landscape Architecture program - Digital Design and Visualization Lecture
Daniel Roehr - Visualizing Multisensory Site Perception
Assoc. Prof. Daniel Roehr teaches Landscape Architecture at the University of British Columbia. He is director of greenskinslab, and his research has focused three decades on Low Impact Development (LID) as part of holistic stormwater management. This research is documented in his co-authored book Living Roofs in Integrated Urban Water Systems (Routledge 2015).
Since 2013 he has been exploring to visualize the complexity of LID with video animations, to make LID accessible and acceptable to the public. Daniel’s research also includes, how to teach multi-sensorial literacy and design, documented in his new book Multisensory Landscape Design: A Designers Guide for Seeing to be published in 2022 by Routledge. Daniel is also interested in the role of architectural hand drawing as a research tool to see and visualize the environment and to guide design iterations, see https://blogs.ubc.ca/drawingsdanielroehr/ and his recent blog https://blogs.ubc.ca/axonometric/. He also posts his drawings on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/danielroehrdrawings/. Daniel has practiced in Europe, North America & Asia. In 2013 he was a UBC Sustainability Research Fellow, 2016 a Killam Teaching Prize winner.
Daniel Roehr's lecture is supported by SSHRC.
All MLA's are welcome to join the lecture. Check your email for the videoconference information.