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On the Nature of Things Contemporary American Landscape Architecture

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ISBN-10: 3764361921

ISBN-13: 9783764361921

Edition: 2000

Authors: Gavin Keeney, John Dixon Hunt, Allen S. Weiss

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Landscape architecture is a unique discipline where art, nature and the city converge and enter into an exciting dialogue. In the USA, the country of vast open plains and spacious towns, the great tradition of life in confrontation with nature plays an equally important role in landscape architecture as the acute problems of the built environment or social problems within the community. Design methods and practise in landscape architecture form the focus of this book, complemented by an analysis of the theoretical aspects of the subject. Perceptive portraits of 13 offices span the whole breadth of landscape design, from the post-ecological utopia of Michael Sorkin (New York/Vienna) to the…    
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Book details

List price: $44.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Birkhauser Verlag AG
Publication date: 10/31/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 184
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English