You will be assigned another student’s model to describe in text. Your
description (ekphrasis) can be in prose or poetry form.
Your ekphrasis should include:
a detailed description of the experience of being in the garden,
interpretation(s) of the garden that references historic precedents and/
or contemporary design examples, with one image per referenced
precedent landscape, and
at least one photo of the model you are describing (taken by the model
builder and provided to you)
Length: 600-800 words (not including footnotes/endnotes, references,
and image captions)
Margins and spacing: 1” margins on all sides, double-spaced
Font: Times New Roman, 11 pt.
You will be assessed on the quality of your writing and the clarity of your
description and interpretation.