The Cultured Landscape / Edition 1

The Cultured Landscape / Edition 1

by Sheila Harvey
     
 

ISBN-10: 0419250409

ISBN-13: 9780419250401

Pub. Date: 07/01/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book poses important philosophical questions about the aims, values and purposes of landscape architecture. The editors, highly regarded in their field, have drawn together a distinguished team of writers who provide unique individual perspectives on contemporary themes from a wide base of knowledge. Altogether, this key international study raises awareness of

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This book poses important philosophical questions about the aims, values and purposes of landscape architecture. The editors, highly regarded in their field, have drawn together a distinguished team of writers who provide unique individual perspectives on contemporary themes from a wide base of knowledge. Altogether, this key international study raises awareness of the landscape and encourages innovative ways of thinking about quality in design.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780419250401
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/01/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction
Pt. 1The theoretical, cultural and philosophical implications of landscape
1Landscape as a way of knowing the world3
2Music-makers and the dreamers of dreams25
Pt. 2The design context
3Making places different57
4Designer, client and user81
Pt. 3The benefits of the process and its place in the wider environmental agenda
5Who benefits from landscape architecture?95
6The environmental agenda : a personal view125
Pt. 4The search for a creative way forward
7The future : landscape design in the 21st century149

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