College of Architecture and Planning

Simon Bussiere

Assistant Professor

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AB 229  Phone: 765-285-1971  

Department of Landscape Architecture
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

MLA Harvard University 2009
BSLA University of Massachusetts 2005

Major Emphases:

  • Design
  • Urban Landscapes
  • Representation and Communication

PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

  • 2014 D. Headley and S. Bussiere. “The Design Grotesque.” Architectural Science Association, International Conference Proceedings, Genoa, Italy
  • 2014 S. Bussiere and H. Eggink. “Charrette Graphics: Old and New Schools of Quick Visual Thinking.” Design Communications Association, National Conference Proceedings, Atlanta, GA
  • 2014 L. Deeg and S. Bussiere. **“Hypercurriculum: The Multimedia Packaging of Course Content” EDUcause Connect, National Conference Proceedings, Baltimore, MD
  • 2014 S. Bussiere. “Immersive Learning in Landscape Architecture.” (accepted) Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) National Conference Proceedings, Baltimore, MD
  • 2013 S. Bussiere and L. Deeg. “Quick Response Design Assessment.” Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) National Conference Proceedings, Austin, TX
  • 2013 S. Bussiere. “Sustainable Outcomes of a Flexible Grid: La Prusia, Nicaragua.” Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) National Conference Proceedings, Austin, TX
  • 2012 S. Bussiere. “Sustainable Tactics in Emerging Communities: lessons for educators.” Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) National Conference Proceedings, Urbana-Champaign, IL

INVITED PUBLICATIONS AND EXHIBITIONS

  • 2013 Libretto Latino Americano: architecturas siglo 21. Buenos Aires Biennale. Buenos Aires, Venezuela.
  • 2012 S. Bussiere. “The Flexible Grid of La Prusia.” World Landscape Architecture, Online Magazine
  • 2012 Ed. M. Mounayar. “Design as a Social Act” S. Bussiere, Chapter. “Design Through Ambiguity: Rapid Digital Modeling as a Conceptual Design Tool.” Ball State Press, Muncie, IN
  • 2012 Ed. A. de Brea. “Libretto Latino Americano: architecturas siglo 21” S. Bussiere and Q. Riano. Chapter. “The Flexible Grid of la Prusia, Nicaragua.” Actar Publishing, Barcelona
  • 2011 Ed. M. Calkins. “Sustainable Sites Handbook: a complete guide to the principles, strategies and best practices for sustainable landscapes.” S. Bussiere, Technical Drawings. John Wiley & Sons, NJ
  • 2010 S. Bussiere. VIEW: GSD Selected Project Work Tank Magazine, London 2010
  • 2009 S. Bussiere. “Building capacity: the re-assignment of waterway edge conditions of Sao Paulo’s Favelas” SLUMlab Journal. Columbia University, NYC
  • 2009 S. Bussiere. “Green Infrastructure in the non-formal City” GSD 6445, Christian Werthmann, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

TECHNICAL REPORTS

  • 2013 S. Bussiere and L. Deeg. “Quick Response Review Tactics: design assessment with QR codes and social media”. Ball State University, Office of Institutional Effectiveness.
  • 2012 L. Deeg and S. Bussiere. “Reflections on the Interdisciplinary First Year Design Program”. Ball State University, College of Architecture and Planning.
  • 2012 S. Bussiere and L. Deeg. “Quick Response Technology in Design Review”. Ball State University, Office of Institutional Effectiveness.

SYMPOSIA, CONFERENCES & LECTURES

  • 2014 “Hypercurriculum: The Multimedia Packaging of Course Content” EDUcause Connect, Baltimore, MD. USA.
  • 2013 “Sustainable Outcomes of a Flexible Grid: La Prusia, Nicaragua” Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture, University of Texas, Austin, TX. USA.
  • 2013 “Imagine Warsaw: Arts District + High- Speed Transit Hub” Ball State University, Community Based Projects (CBP) Charrette. Warsaw, IN. USA.
  • 2013 “Imagine Bloomfield: Revitalized Downtown Gateways” Ball State University, Community Based Projects (CBP) Charrette. Bloomfield, IN. USA.
  • 2013 “Erlanger Gateway: a New Vision for a Town Center” Ball State University, Community Based Projects (CBP) Charrette. Erlanger, KY. USA.
  • 2013 “Quick Response Design Review” Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture University of Texas, Austin TX. USA.
  • 2012 ”Promoting Health and Wellness in Productive Community Landscapes: Dekalb Health” Ball State University, Community Based Projects (CBP) Charrette. Auburn, IN. USA.
  • 2012 “Landscapes Below the Political Equator” Ball State University, College of Architecture and Planning, Faculty Symposium, Muncie, IN. USA.
  • 2011 “Green Infrastructure in the Rust Belt” Emerson Heights Community Charrette, Ball State University, College of Architecture and Planning. Indianapolis, IN. USA.
  • 2011 “Ecological (R)urbanism in Nicaragua” Ball State University, College of Architecture and Planning, Muncie, IN. USA.
  • 2010 “Housing as Ecological Infrastructure: La Prusia, Nicaragua” University of Melbourne. Architecture Department, VIC, Australia.
  • 2010 “Spacepool: Public Realm Case Studies” University of Melbourne - Architecture Department, VIC, Australia.
  • 2008 “A Contatto, Riconversione Agricola” Comune di La Maddalena, Stefano Boeri & conrad-bercah, Sardinia, Italy.
  • 2008 “Servicios La Prusia” Casas De La Esperanza, Teddy Cruz & Andrew Sturm, Granada, Nicaragua.
  • 2008 “Instrumental Excavations” Design Agency Revisited in La Prusia, Nicaragua, Student Lecture Series No. 3, Harvard GSD Cambridge, MA. USA.
  • 2007 “Circle Mumbai: Landscape + Air Rights” Niall Kirkwood & Nazneed Cooper, Mumbai, Maharastra, India.

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