Narrating History with Natives
In Seattle, native species return to parks.
By Clair Enlow
Courtesy Charles Anderson Architecture
Plants move. Just like the animals and the people they support, they "weep, leap, and creep," says landscape architect Charles Anderson, ASLA. "It's their nature."
That's one of the reasons Anderson, who has designed a series of landscapes using native plants in Seattle, questions the very idea of restorationfor historic landscapes or natural ones. The other reason has to do with the nature of creativity. Artful, ecologicalor boththe hand of the designer has been there. Like it or not, expression is part of the package.
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