EMERGING VOICE 2013
cao | perrot Studio
cao | perrot Studio, led by Andy Cao from Los Angeles and Xavier Perrot from Paris, blends art and landscape to create “hybrid environments.” Often drawing on themes of diaspora, imagination, and memory, the studio’s work, what it calls “incidental placemaking,” weaves personal narratives into fanciful yet mindful sites that fuse dreams and reality. The office works in commercial, artistic, and residential settings and has recently completed: the Guangming Central Park in Shenzen, China; the Red Bowl installation at Maladrerie Saint-Lazare in Beauvais, France; and Jardin des Hespérides in Métis-sur-Mer, Quebec.
Andy Cao received a B.S. in Landscape Architecture from California State Polytechnic University, and has taught at California State Polytechnic University and the University of Southern California School of Architecture. Cao is both a Loeb Fellow and Rome Prize winner. Xavier Perrot studied landscape design at the Conservatoire International des Parcs et Jardins et du Paysage (France). Perrot received the Emerging Young Landscape designer award from the French Ministry of Culture and Communication. See more of the studio’s work at caoperrotstudio.com.
Andy Cao and Xavier Perrot will be presenting their work on Thursday, March 28th, as part of the Emerging Voices 2013 lecture series.