Caroline Constant

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Caroline Constant is professor of architecture emerita at the University of Michigan and a Fellow of the American Academy in Rome. Her extensive scholarship has been dominated by a longstanding interest in the interrelationship of architecture and landscape architecture–the result of teenage years spent in a suburban house built during the 1950s on the site of an extensive Japanese garden. She is author of Light and Shadow: The Work of Maryann Thompson Architects (in process, 2022), The Marcel Breuer House, Lincoln (in process, 2022), The Modern Architectural Landscape (2012), Eileen Gray (2000), The Woodland Cemetery: Toward a Spiritual Landscape (1994), and The Palladio Guide (1985), as well as co-editor, with Wilfried Wang, of the exhibition catalogue Eileen Gray: An Architecture for all Senses (1996). Constant’s research on the Woodland Cemetery in Stockholm led to that example being listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994, while her contributions to the scholarship on Eileen Gray led to her being named an Honorary Member of the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland, an honor bestowed on Gray herself a few years before her death.