Richard Alomar, USA
Richard Alomar is an assistant professor of Landscape Architecture at Rutgers University, founder of the Urban Field Studio in New York and co-founder of NYC Urban Sketchers. He leads on-location sketch crawls and workshops for New York City Urban Sketchers and landscapes architecture students and professionals in the New York and New Jersey area. He uses the sketchbook to document place, time, movement and thoughts and explore the relationship between people and urban space. His research focuses on the use of sketching and mapping to analyze urban space. He holds a B.S. in agronomy from the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez and a Masters in Landscape Architecture from Louisiana State University. He is a registered landscape architect in New York.
Lecture 5: The Sketchbook: From Explorer to Guide