The Poetics of Gardens

The Poetics of Gardens

by Charles W. Moore, William J. Mitchell, William Turnbull Jr., William Jr. Turnbull
     
 

This is an entirely different garden book: a pattern book in which a score of landscapes and gardens are drawn, described, and analyzed not just as a bouquet of pleasures but as sources, lodes to be mined for materials, shapes and relationships, and ideas for transforming our own backyards.Charles W. Moore, one of America's best-known architects, is O'Neil Ford

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This is an entirely different garden book: a pattern book in which a score of landscapes and gardens are drawn, described, and analyzed not just as a bouquet of pleasures but as sources, lodes to be mined for materials, shapes and relationships, and ideas for transforming our own backyards.Charles W. Moore, one of America's best-known architects, is O'Neil Ford Professor of
Architecture at the University of Texas at Austin. William J. Mitchell is Dean of the School of
Architecture and Planning, and Professor of Architecture and Media Arts and Sciences at the
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. William Turnbull, Jr., is Principal of William Turnbull
Associates, San Francisco.

The MIT Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262631532
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
08/13/1993
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
1,407,431
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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