The Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library serves the University of Minnesota and the College of Design faculty, students, staff, and community professionals.
The Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library is a branch library located on the East Bank on the second level, 210 Rapson Hall. The new addition was designed by Steven Holl, internationally known architect in NYC. While the Library primarily supports research and curriculum of the College, it's mission extends to serve the students and staff of the University of Minnesota and the greater Minnesota community.
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The Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library features a unique furniture collection, which you can learn from—as well as sit on.
PORTRAITS IN THE CONTEXT OF PLACE
PHOTOGRAPHS BY MARK E. JENSEN 1967-2017
February 24th - May 21, 2017
In the context of their daily lives, at times people are so visually in sync with their surroundings that the landscape becomes a part of their character creating a symbiotic relationship in which person and place become one. The portraits on exhibit by Minneapolis photographer Mark E. Jensen make the relationship between people and the landscape palpable. His use of light, once noted by author and poet Meridel LeSueur as “very democratic”, provides equal emphasis on both person and place whether city or countryside, home, workplace or on the street. The black and white photographs on exhibit in the Architecture & Landscape Architecture Library encompass fifty years of Jensen’s work.