Instructor: Caitlin Merritt

Caitlin Merritt
Caitlin Merritt finds a great source of her enthusiasm and designs from theintersections of aesthetics, history and culture. In addition to teaching at the New York Botanical Garden, Caitlin teaches classes in philosophy, intellectual history and great books at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut. She has earned her bachelor of arts in Philosophy at the College of the Holy Cross and her Master's at Boston College.

Classes by this instructor

Explore theories, traditions, and principles that have shaped the design of landscapes from antiquity to the present, through visual presentations, assigned readings, projects, and classroom discussion.
243LAN301BO 02/02 Fr 10:30am-1:30pm Merritt

"Travel the globe" during this survey of European, American, Chinese, Japanese, and Islamic garden traditions, while exploring a wide range of iconic examples—from private gardens to public parks. You'll learn about the theories and principles that have shaped landscape design more...
243PLT100 04/03 We 12:00am-11:59pm Merritt
244PLT100B 06/05 We 12:00am-11:59pm Merritt