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Dean Cardasis, FASLA
Curriculum Vitae

Professional Education

Academic Appointments

Honors and Design Awards

Published Projects

Commissioned Projects


Selected Invited Presentations

Funded Research


Current Professional Affiliations

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Cardasis, Dean. Ridgewood: Post-War Suburban Critique in a Modern Spatial Language. Library of American Landscape History. Due Fall, 2008. (Book is under contract and currently 60% complete.)

Cardasis, Dean. James Rose Gardens 1970-1990. Barrier Aung. Due Fall, 2008. (Book is the accumulated result of almost twenty years of completed research and documentation of historic modern gardens by James Rose.)

(book chapters)

Birnbaum, Charles and Karson, Robin. Pioneers of American Landscape Design. "James Rose." New York. McGraw-Hill, 2000. 5 pages.

Moorehead, Steven. Landscape Architecture, “Landscape Architecture: The Heart of the Matter.” Glouster, Massachusetts. 1997. 3 pages.


Cardasis, Dean. August/September 2005. “Back to the Future.” Garden Design.

Cardasis, Dean. February, 1999. "Modern Maverick." Garden Design.

Cardasis, Dean. March 1988. "Three Projects for Public Spaces in America." Domus.

Cardasis, Dean. Winter/Spring 1996. "Imaginary Gardens with Real Frogs: Space in the Works of Martha Schwartz." Harvard Design Magazine. Harvard University.

Cardasis, Dean. 1995. " James C. Rose." Pioneers of American Landscape Design II. National Park Service. (Pioneers of American Landscape Design was the recipient of the American Society of Landscape Architects Presidential Award in 1995.)

Cardasis, Dean. Fall, 1993. " Tomorrow’s Modern Garden." Massachusetts Landscape Seminar Series, Vol. 1, #1.

Cardasis, Dean. Fall 1993. "Preserving Our Modern Garden Heritage- The James Rose Environment." The Newsletter of the Garden Conservancy.

Cardasis, Dean. May 1993. "Prospect: Is Drawing Over Emphasized in L.A. Education." Landscape Architecture Magazine.

Cardasis, Dean. Winter 1993. " A Garden is a Sculpture One Moves Through. &.

(book reviews)

Cardasis, Dean. Review of Roberto Burle Marx in Caracass by Anita Berizbietta. Harvard Design Magazine. December, 2005.

Cardasis, Dean. Review of Gardens for the Future by Guy Cooper and Gordon Taylor. Landscape Architecture Magazine. November 2000.

Cardasis, Dean. "Classic" review of Creative Gardens by James Rose. Land Forum. February, 2000. (Land Forum was the recipient of the 2000 American Society of Landscape Architects "Presidential Award.")

Cardasis, Dean. Review of Dan Kiley: The Complete Works of America’s Master Landscape Architect by Dan Kiley and Jane Amidon. Landscape Architecture Magazine. August, 1999.

Cardasis, Dean. Review of Making a Landscape of Continuity: The Practice of Innocenti and Webel by Gary R. Hilderbrand. Land Forum. Fall, 1998.

Cardasis, Dean. Review of Designing the New Landscape by Southerland Lyall. Landscape Journal. Spring 1993.

Cardasis, Dean. Review of Bold Romantic Gardens by Wolgang Oehme and James Van Sweeden Landscape Journal. Spring 1993.

(conference proceedings)

Cardasis, Dean. September, 1999. "James Rose: Searching for the Heavenly Environment and Other Crimes." Joint ASLA/CELA Centennial Conference. September 12-16. Boston, Massachusetts.

Cardasis, Dean. March, 1998. "Space, Time and Landscape Architecture: Fusion in the Works of James Rose." Preserving Modern Landscape Architecture. November 9-10, 1995. Wave Hill. Space Maker Press.

Cardasis, Dean. April, 1995. "Preserving the Home and Landscape Legacy of James Rose." Preserving the Recent Past. March 30-April 1. National Parks Service.

Cardasis, Dean. August, 1994. "Maverick Impossible: James Rose and the Modern American Garden." Masters of American Garden Design III: The Modern Garden in Europe and the United States. The Garden Conservancy. March, 1993.

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