Out of Place: Restoring Identity to the Regional Landscape

Paperback | January 29, 1992

byMichael Hough

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Why do modern cities, suburbs, and industrial and farming landscapes all tend to look alike despite their regional settings? In this provocative and generously illustrated book, a landscape architect argues that the monotony of the modern landscape is a reflection of society's indifference to the diversity inherent in ecological systems and in human communities.

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Why do modern cities, suburbs, and industrial and farming landscapes all tend to look alike despite their regional settings? In this provocative and generously illustrated book, a landscape architect argues that the monotony of the modern landscape is a reflection of society's indifference to the diversity inherent in ecological system...

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Why do modern cities, suburbs, and industrial and farming landscapes all tend to look alike despite their regional settings? In this provocative and generously illustrated book, a landscape architect argues that the monotony of the modern landscape is a reflection of society's indifference to the diversity inherent in ecological system...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:244 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.68 inPublished:January 29, 1992Publisher:Yale University Press

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ISBN - 10:0300052235

ISBN - 13:9780300052237

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Why do modern cities, suburbs, and industrial and farming landscapes all tend to look alike despite their regional settings? In this provocative and generously illustrated book, a landscape architect argues that the monotony of the modern landscape is a reflection of society's indifference to the diversity inherent in ecological systems and in human communities.