Concept materials for a museum-grounds landscape project, commissioned by the University of Texas, Austin campus. Not built.
Responding to a city split by geology and social and economic differences, Chin proposed a landscape project as a way to catalyze a desire to transgress the invisible borders set up by race and class. He surveyed every public park in the city to select distinctive landscape elements that were to become “found landscapes.” These elements would be replicated exactly and placed on the University campus, along with live sound feeds from the original sites. Unique physical and auditory experiences from found landscapes in diverse locations were projected to be experiential fulcrums for curiosity and discovery.