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  • The Pleasure Garden, from Vauxhall to Coney Island

    The Pleasure Garden, from Vauxhall to Coney Island

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812244380

    Summers at the Vauxhall pleasure garden in London brought diverse entertainments to a diverse public. Picturesque walks and arbors offered a pastoral retreat from the city, while at the same time the garden's attractions indulged distinctly urban ta…

  • Theory in Landscape Architecture

    Theory in Landscape Architecture

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812218213

    Here, for students and practitioners of landscape architecture, architecture, and planning, is a single resource for seminal theoretical texts in the field. Essential for understanding the specific connections that have been made between landscape a…

  • The Marvels of the World

    The Marvels of the World

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812252842

    Long before the Romantics embraced nature, people in the West saw the human and nonhuman worlds as both intimately interdependent and violently antagonistic. With its peerless selection of ninety-eight original sources concerned with the natural wor…

  • The Marvels of the World

    The Marvels of the World

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812224733

    Long before the Romantics embraced nature, people in the West saw the human and nonhuman worlds as both intimately interdependent and violently antagonistic. With its peerless selection of ninety-eight original sources concerned with the natural wor…

  • The Gardens of Suzhou

    The Gardens of Suzhou
    av Ron Henderson

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812222142

    Suzhou, near Shanghai, is among the great garden cities of the world. The city's masterpieces of classical Chinese garden design, built from the eleventh through the nineteenth centuries, attract thousands of visitors each year and continue to influ…

  • Islamic Gardens and Landscapes

    Islamic Gardens and Landscapes
    av D. Fairchild Ruggles

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812240252

    Western admirers have long seen the Islamic garden as an earthly reflection of the paradise said to await the faithful. However, such simplification, Ruggles contends, denies the sophistication and diversity of the art form. Islamic Gardens and Land…

  • Islamic Gardens and Landscapes

    Islamic Gardens and Landscapes

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812225143

    Western admirers have long seen the Islamic garden as an earthly reflection of the paradise said to await the faithful. However, such simplification, Ruggles contends, denies the sophistication and diversity of the art form. Islamic Gardens and Land…

  • Diplomatic Tours in the Gardens of Versailles Under Louis XIV

    Diplomatic Tours in the Gardens of Versailles Under Louis XIV
    av Robert W. Berger

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812241075

    One of the functions of Louis XIV's Versailles was to provide a setting for the receptions of ambassadors, heads of state, and other visiting dignitaries who conducted diplomatic and political business with France. These activities became particular…

  • A History of the Gardens of Versailles

    A History of the Gardens of Versailles
    av Michel Baridon

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812222074

    The gardens of Versailles are perhaps the most famous in the world. Seemingly open to the horizon, their scale is monumental. Their grand east-west axis celebrates the Sun King, even as they offer an expression of the scientific spirit of the age in…

  • Theory of Garden Art

    Theory of Garden Art
    av C.C.L. Hirschfeld

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812235845

    C.C.L. Hirschfeld was perhaps the most important writer on gardens and landscape in eighteenth-century Germany. Acclaimed as the "father of landscape garden art," he was influential not just in Germany but also in France, Hungary, Italy, the Netherl…

  • Unearthed

    Unearthed
    av Karen M'Closkey

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812244809

    The work of landscape architecture firm Hargreaves Associates is globally renowned, from the 21st Century Waterfront in Chattanooga, Tennessee, to London's 2012 Olympic Park. Founded by George Hargreaves in 1983, this team of designers has transform…

  • La Villa

    La Villa
    av Bartolomeo Taegio

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812243178

    Published in 1559 and appearing here for the first time in English, La Villa is a rare source of Renaissance landscape theory. Written by Bartolomeo Taegio, a Milanese jurist and man of letters, after his banishment (possibly for murder, Thomas E. B…

  • The Monster in the Garden

    The Monster in the Garden
    av Luke Morgan

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812247558

    Monsters, grotesque creatures, and giants were frequently depicted in Italian Renaissance landscape design, yet they have rarely been studied. Their ubiquity indicates that gardens of the period conveyed darker, more disturbing themes than has been…

  • Site, Sight, Insight

    Site, Sight, Insight
    av John Dixon Hunt

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812248005

    Site, Sight, Insight presents twelve essays by John Dixon Hunt, the leading theorist and historian of landscape architecture. The collection's common theme is a focus on sites, how we see them and what we derive from that looking. Acknowledging that…

  • Roberto Burle Marx in Caracas

    Roberto Burle Marx in Caracas
    av Anita Berrizbeitia

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812238044

    For most landscape architects, and designers in general, the name Roberto Burle Marx immediately brings to mind his painterly vision of the landscape as well as his inspired use of the flora of his native Brazil. However, his work has consistently b…

  • Medici Gardens

    Medici Gardens
    av Raffaella Fabiani Giannetto

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812240726

    Medici Gardens: From Making to Design challenges the common assumption that such gardens as Trebbio, Cafaggiolo, Careggi, and Fiesole were the products of an established design practice whereby one client commissioned one architect or artist. The bo…

  • Nature as Model

    Nature as Model
    av Luke Morgan

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812239638

    Salomon de Caus has been viewed as, variously, a Protestant martyr, the unsung inventor of the steam engine, one of the most important early hydraulic engineers, and a garden designer whose work was influenced by astrology and hermeticism. The first…

  • To Breathe with Birds

    To Breathe with Birds
    av Vaclav Cilek

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812246810

    Just as there is love at first sight between people, Václav Cílek writes, there can be love at first sight between a person and a place. A landscape is more than a location, it is one party in a relationship—even when the spirit of a certain s…

  • Spaces in Translation

    Spaces in Translation
    av Christian Tagsold

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812246742

    One may visit famous gardens in Tokyo, Kyoto, or Osaka—or one may visit Japanese-styled gardens in New York, San Francisco, Philadelphia, Berlin, London, Paris, São Paulo, or Singapore. We often view these gardens as representative of the esse…

  • Place and Memory in the Singing Crane Garden

    Place and Memory in the Singing Crane Garden
    av Vera Schwarcz

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812241006

    The Singing Crane Garden in northwest Beijing has a history dense with classical artistic vision, educational experimentation, political struggle, and tragic suffering. Built by the Manchu prince Mianyu in the mid-nineteenth century, the garden was…

  • Japanese Gardens and Landscapes, 1650-1950

    Japanese Gardens and Landscapes, 1650-1950

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812225150

    Moss, stone, trees, and sand arranged in striking or natural-looking compositions: the tradition of establishing and refining the landscape has been the work of Japanese gardeners and designers for centuries. In Japanese Gardens and Landscapes, 1650…

  • Japanese Gardens and Landscapes, 1650-1950

    Japanese Gardens and Landscapes, 1650-1950
    av Wybe Kuitert

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812244748

    Moss, stone, trees, and sand arranged in striking or natural-looking compositions: the tradition of establishing and refining the landscape has been the work of Japanese gardeners and designers for centuries. In Japanese Gardens and Landscapes, 1650…

  • Topographical Stories

    Topographical Stories
    av David Leatherbarrow

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812223507

    Landscape architecture and architecture are two fields that exist in close proximity to one another. Some have argued that the two are, in fact, one field. Others maintain that the disciplines are distinct. These designations are a subject of contin…

  • The Country Seats of the United States

    The Country Seats of the United States
    av William Russell Birch

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812241327

    William Russell Birch (1755-1834) has long been recognized as the first artist to achieve true commercial success in depicting American scenes for the domestic market. In his early career in London, Birch was influenced by the landscape painters who…

  • Vizcaya

    Vizcaya
    av Witold Rybczynski

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812239515

    The Miami estate of Vizcaya, like its palatial contemporaries Biltmore and San Simeon, represents an achievement of the Gilded Age, when country houses and their gardens were a conspicuous measure of personal wealth and power. In Vizcaya: An Americ…

  • Cultivated Power

    Cultivated Power
    av Elizabeth Hyde

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812238266

    Cultivated Power explores the collection, cultivation, and display of flowers in early modern France at the historical moment when flowering plants, many of which were becoming known in Europe for the first time, piqued the curiosity of European gar…

  • Gardens in the Modern Landscape

    Gardens in the Modern Landscape
    av Christopher Tunnard

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812222913

    Between 1937 and 1938, garden designer Christopher Tunnard published a series of articles in the British Architectural Review that rejected the prevailing English landscape style. Inspired by the principles of Modernist art and Japanese aesthetics,…

  • The Language of Fruit

    The Language of Fruit
    av Liz Bellamy

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812250831

    In The Language of Fruit, Liz Bellamy explores how poets, playwrights, and novelists from the Restoration to the Romantic era represented fruit and fruit trees in a period that saw significant changes in cultivation techniques, the expansion of the…

  • Ideas of Chinese Gardens

    Ideas of Chinese Gardens

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812247633

    Europeans may be said to have first encountered the Chinese garden in Marco Polo's narrative of his travels through the Mongol Empire and his years at the court of Kublai Khan. His account of a man-made lake abundant with fish, a verdant green hill…

  • Flora's Empire

    Flora's Empire
    av Eugenia W. Herbert

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812243260

    Like their penchant for clubs, cricket, and hunting, the planting of English gardens by the British in India reflected an understandable need on the part of expatriates to replicate home as much as possible in an alien environment. In Flora's Empire…

  • Tradition and Innovation in French Garden Art

    Tradition and Innovation in French Garden Art

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812236347

    In the absence of any modern history of French garden art, this volume offers twelve chapters that review some of the most interesting and innovative moments of French garden history. This series of studies traces a progression from what is taken as…

  • A Life Spent Changing Places

    A Life Spent Changing Places
    av Lawrence Halprin

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812242638

    Landscape architect, urban planner, teacher, and social visionary: over the course of a sixty-year career, Lawrence Halprin (1916-2009) reshaped the spaces we inhabit and our ways of moving through them. The New York Times called him "the tribal eld…

  • Essay on Gardens

    Essay on Gardens
    av Claude-Henri Watelet

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812237221

    Published in 1774, Essay on Gardens is one of the earliest texts showing the progressive shift in French taste from the classical model of the gardens at Versailles to the picturesque or natural style of garden design in the late eighteenth century.…

  • "The Planetary Garden" and Other Writings

    "The Planetary Garden" and Other Writings
    av Gilles Clement

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812247121

    Celebrated landscape architect Gilles Clément may be best known for his public parks in Paris, including the Parc André Citroën and the garden of the Musée du Quai Branly, but he describes himself as a gardener. To care for and cultivate a plot of l…

  • La Foce

    La Foce
    av Benedetta Origo

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812235937

    The gardens and estate of La Foce constitute one of the most important and best kept early twentieth-century gardens in Italy. Amid 3,500 acres of farmland in the countryside near Pienza, with sweeping views of the Tuscan landscape, La Foce was the…

  • Elysium Britannicum, or the Royal Gardens

    Elysium Britannicum, or the Royal Gardens
    av John Evelyn

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812235364

    In a letter to Sir Thomas Browne about his proposed magnum opus on gardens, John Evelyn stated his purpose: "to refine upon some particulars, especially concerning the ornaments of Gardens, which I shal endeavor so to handle that persons of all cond…

  • The World of Andre Le Notre

    The World of Andre Le Notre
    av Thierry Mariage

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812221367

    The gardens of Versailles—along with the name of their chief creator, André Le Nôtre (1613-1700)—have become synonymous with the French style of "formal" garden. This style in its turn would succumb to another "national" mode, the Englis…

  • Of Gardens

    Of Gardens
    av Paula Deitz

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812223545

    Paula Deitz has delighted readers for more than thirty years with her vivid descriptions of both famous and hidden landscapes. Her writings allow readers to share in the experience of her extensive travels, from the waterways of Britain's Castle How…

  • The Invention of Rivers

    The Invention of Rivers
    av Dilip da Cunha

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812249996

    Dilip da Cunha integrates history, art, cultural studies, hydrology, and geography to tell the story of how rivers have been culturally constructed as lines granted a special role in defining human habitation and everyday practice. What we take to b…