Women, Modernity, and Landscape Architecture

Women, Modernity, and Landscape Architecture


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415745888
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/03/2015
Pages: 254
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Sonja Dümpelmann is Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture, Harvard University.

John Beardsley is Director of Garden and Landscape Studies, Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments, Introduction (Sonja Dümpelmann and John Beardsley), 1.Creating New Landscapes for Old Europe: Herta Hammerbacher, Sylvia Crowe, Maria Teresa Parpagliolo (Sonja Dümpelmann), 2. International Training and National Ambitions: Female Landscape Architects in Sweden, 1900–1950 (Catharina Nolin), 3. Urbanist Landscape: Militsa Prokhorova, Liubov’ Zalesskaia, and the Emergence of Soviet Landscape Architecture (Alla G. Vronskaya), 4. Anna Plischke and Helene Wolf: Designing gardens in the early twentieth century (Ulrike Krippner, Iris Meder), 5. Creative Margins: Three women in Post-War French Landscape Architecture (Bernadette Blanchon), 6. Modernity, Mining and Improvement: Joane Pim and the Practice(s) of ‘Landscape Culture’ in Mid-Twentieth-Century South Africa (Jeremy Foster), 7. American Landscape Architecture at Mid-Century: Modernism, Science, and Art (Thaisa Way), 8. Ruth Patricia Shellhorn: Mid-Century Living in the Southern California Landscape (Kelly Comras), 9. Cornelia Hahn Oberlander: A Model Modern (Susan Herrington), 10. Beyond Roberto Burle Marx: Another Genealogy of Modern Landscape Architecture in Brazil (Zeuler R. M. de A. Lima), Bibliography

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