Parallel Genealogies: Ecology and Creativity in Landscape ArchitectureChris Reed | GSD | Nina-Marie Lister
The processes of which ecology and creativity speak are fundamental to the work of landscape architecture. Whether biological or imaginative, evolutionary or metaphorical, such processes are active, dynamic, and complex, each tending toward the increased differentiation, freedom, and richness of a diversely interacting whole. There is no end, no grand scheme for these agents of change, just a cumulative directionality toward further becoming. It is in this productive and active sense that ecology and creativity speak not of fixed and rigid realities but of movement, passage, genesis, and autonomy, of propulsive life unfolding in time.
James Corner, “Ecology and Landscape as Agents of Creativity” (1997) 
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