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Historical Ground: The Role Of History In Contemporary Landscape Architecture
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Historical Ground investigates how contemporary landscape architecture invokes and displays the history of a site. In the light of modernism's neglect of history, these essays by John Dixon Hunt explore how, in fact, designers do attach importance to how a…
John Evelyn: A Life Of Domesticity

John Evelyn: A Life Of Domesticity

by John Dixon Hunt

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|January 15, 2018

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The great English writer and gardener John Evelyn (1620–1706) kept a diary all his life. Today, this diary is considered an invaluable source of information on more than fifty years of social, cultural, religious, and political life in seventeenth-century…
The Garden At War: Deception, Craft And Reason At Stowe
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Stowe isn't a garden of flowers or shrubs; it's a garden of ideas. This important new collection of essays and artwork brings together ideas from some of the leading thinkers on landscape design, exploring the gardens at Stowe as a site of conflict between…
Pwp  Landscape Architecture: Building Ideas

Pwp Landscape Architecture: Building Ideas

by Peter Walker

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|January 15, 2017

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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…
Site, Sight, Insight: Essays On Landscape Architecture
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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 even the…
The Art Of Ruskin And The Spirit Of Place
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English art critic John Ruskin was one of the great visionaries of his time, and his influential books and letters on the power of art challenged the foundations of Victorian life. He loved looking. Sometimes it informed the things he wrote, but often it provided…
The Making Of Place: Modern And Contemporary Gardens
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Gardening is rich in tradition, and many gardens are explicitly designed to refer to or honor the past. But garden design is also rich in innovation, and in The Making of Place John Dixon Hunt explores the wide varieties of approaches, aesthetics, and…
A Cultural History Of Gardens: Volumes 1-6

A Cultural History Of Gardens: Volumes 1-6

by Michael Leslie

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|September 22, 2016

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A Cultural History of Gardens presents an authoritative survey from ancient times to the present. This set of six volumes covers over 2,500 years of gardens as physical, social and artistic spaces. 1. A Cultural History of Gardens in Antiquity 2. A Cultural…
A World Of Gardens

A World Of Gardens

by John Dixon Hunt

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|December 15, 2015

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A Japanese garden is immediately distinct to the eye from the traditional gardens of an English manor house, just as the manicured topiaries of Versailles contrast with the sharp cacti of the American Southwest. Though gardening is beloved the world over, the…
The Italian Garden: Art, Design and Culture
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Italian Renaissance gardens were the admiration of Europe and North America. They revived the classical art of garden making, as well as drawing on medieval literary traditions; but they also developed their own forms and styles, even when they began to borrow…
The Oxford Book of Garden Verse

The Oxford Book of Garden Verse

by John Dixon Hunt

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|April 30, 1999

$113.50

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There have been poems about gardens for as long as there have been gardens. Gardens have been all things to all men and women: paradoxical sites of pleasure and pain, of safety and danger, art and nature, public spaces and private retreats, places of physical…
The Vernacular Garden

The Vernacular Garden

by John Dixon Hunt

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|January 1, 1995

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