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field research on cultural landscapes

Pavilion, Hiran Minar, Sheikupura, Pakistan, January 2004

photography by Gordon Brent Ingram

·Urbanization (of Dubai and Abu Dhabi) and the more traditional cultural landscapes of the northern United Arab Emirates and Oman 2003 to present.

·Historic and contemporary open space in Pakistan and India with an emphasis on the Salt Range of the northern Punjab and relict gardens from the Moghul period, 2000, 2001, 2004.

·Aboriginal cultural landscapes of the British Columbia coast with a focus on Garry oak ecosystems and sites such as Mount Maxwell, Salt Spring Island and Haida Gwaii on the North Coast, 1974 to present (with work on Mount Maxwell beginning in 1978).

·Green roofs especially in western parts of North America, 1999 to present.

·New and historic open space and urban design projects in the Netherlands and in Venice, 1999.

·Archived designs and files of San Francisco-based landscape architect Thomas Dolliver Church (with some field work), 1998.

·Public art of Helen and Newton Meyer Harrison, particularly the work, California Wash, Santa Monica, 1997.

·Strategic public spaces of sexual minorities, 1980 to 1982, 1993 to present.

·China particularly palace and Buddhist temple architecture in the mountains of the subtropical south 1991, 1993.

·Islamic gardens of southern Spain 1992.

·Java, Indonesia particularly public garden, water palaces, and reconstructed Hindu shivite temples 1988 to 1991.

·Orchards and field gene banks of France 1986.

·West African garden vernacular and responses to desertification 1984, 1985, 1986.

·Italian open space, piazzas, and gardens 1983 to 1987, 1990, 1994, 1995.

·Environmental schoolyards in California 1981 and 1982.