PWP Landscape Architecture: Building Ideas

PWP Landscape Architecture: Building Ideas


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PWP Landscape Architecture: Building Ideas by Peter Walker, John Dixon Hunt, Gina Crandell

John Dixon Hunt introduces PWP Landscape Architecture: Building Ideas with a discussion of how we read landscapes and, hence, how they are designed with the reader/client in mind and the historical implications of such efforts. Peter Walker, Gary Hilderbrand, and Gina Crandell trace the history of Peter Walker’s various firms from the 1950s until 2000, and Jane Gillette discusses some recent projects in terms of using consultants to further design ideas. Twelve finished projects, seven works in progress, and three competitions, from roughly 2000 to 2015, demonstrate the firm’s goals and achievements with an emphasis on the expansion of landscape architecture from the surrounds of buildings to self-sufficient entities that express the highest accomplishments of both ecological function and design.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781935935643
Publisher: ORO Editions
Publication date: 01/15/2017
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 381,130
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 11.20(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

John Dixon Hunt: Professor Emeritus of Landscape Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania Gary Hilderbrand: Partner, Reed Hilderbrand, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Professor-in-Practice at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Gina Crandell: Landscape architect, teacher, and writer on landscape architecture, whose books include Tree Gardens: Architecture and the Forest and Nature Pictorialized: “The View” in Landscape Histor.

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