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Chinampas / lilianausvat.blogspot.com Mexican landscape architect, architect, and urban designer Mario Schjetnan , FASLA, recently spoke at Harvard University Graduate School of Design. He is recognized for his built works that are fueled by a deep concern for the cities of his native Mexico. GSD landscape architecture department chair Charles Waldheim, Affiliate ASLA, introduced Schjetnan as one of today’s foremost landscape architects, and said the new appreciation of landscape architecture in Mexico can be greatly attributed to the efforts of Schjetnan and his firm, Grupo de Diseño Urbano . The majority of Schjetnan’s work is in Mexico and Latin America, where he has grown awareness of the field by demonstrating the many ways it serves growing urban centers, while also reaching beyond the discipline for the information to do the work cities need. He has an unusual profi...

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