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Eckbo, Garrett

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Works: 105 works in 186 publications in 3 languages and 4,981 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Bibliography  Interviews  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Artist
Classifications: SB472, 712
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Most widely held works by Garrett Eckbo
Urban landscape design by Garrett Eckbo ( Book )
11 editions published between 1964 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From a wide experience the author selects significant design concepts applied to gardens, parks and cities, and executed by outstanding landscape architects. Several examples are in California, including Los Angeles and environs
The art of home landscaping by Garrett Eckbo ( Book )
9 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
How to plan, build, and plant to achieve useful and beautiful outdoor space for living
The landscape we see by Garrett Eckbo ( Book )
6 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Home landscape : the art of home landscaping by Garrett Eckbo ( Book )
6 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Landscape for living by Garrett Eckbo ( Book )
16 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Public landscape : six essays on government and environmental design in the San Francisco Bay area by Garrett Eckbo ( Book )
3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
People in a landscape ( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Donnell and Eckbo gardens : modern Californian masterworks by Marc Treib ( Book )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Landscape for living by Garrett Eckbo ( Book )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Garrett Eckbo (1910-1996) was one of the most highly respected and influential American modernist landscape architects. He worked assiduously to overthrow the Beaux-Arts system of landscape design and to develop an approach that would address the social and economic challenges of the modern world. Eckbo rejected the centrality of nature as a psychological and spiritual source of inspiration, criticizing the "palliative" introduction of nature into cities in parks designed by Olmsted and other nineteenth-century landscape architects and arguing instead for a scientific method that would provide a model for a new approach to landscape design entirely free of preconceptions. Deliberately experimental, Eckbo's designs were centered on the garden, which he believed was the prototype for all landscape design. His built work was influenced by modernist European architecture, modern art, and vernacular landscape traditions. Published in 1950, Landscape for Living presents a synthesis of Eckbo's thinking and professional work and sets forth his theoretical approach to achieving the "total landscape." Illustrations throughout the book feature his own designs for gardens, parks, and institutional projects, group housing from his graduate years, work for the Farm Security Administration, and projects by the firm of Eckbo, Royston and Williams. David C. Streatfield's introduction chronicles Eckbo's life to 1950, from his lonely childhood through his rebellious years at Harvard and well into his distinguished early career as a landscape designer, prolific author, and committed social activist, interpreting Eckbo's densely written text as a reflection of this history
Garrett Eckbo modern landscapes for living by Marc Treib ( Book )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The man and his work are given an appreciative investigation in Garrett Eckbo: Modern Landscapes for Living a detailed and elegant study that features more than sixty of his projects - many published here for the first time. Marc Treib examines the aesthetic formation of Eckbo's manner; and by implication, the broader field of landscape architecture since the 1930s. Dorothee Imbert writes of Eckbo's social vision, noting his belief that ultimately landscape design is "the arrangement of environments for people." The book includes an afterword by Garrett Eckbo, a memoir by photographer Julius Shulman, a biographical and professional chronology, and a bibliography of publications by and about the landscape architect and his contemporaries."--BOOK JACKET
An interview with Garrett Eckbo : January 1981 by Michael Laurie ( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comparative analysis of San Francisco and Sydney Bays as environments for living by Garrett Eckbo ( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Minneapolis parkway system : concepts for the future by Dean, Austin & Williams Eckbo ( Book )
2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An interview with Garrett Eckbo ( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Garrett Eckbo : philosophy of landscape by Garrett Eckbo ( Book )
3 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Richard E. Filipowski papers by Richard E Filipowski ( )
in Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Art work includes sketches, 1945-1980, a print, 1943, sketches and cardboard studies for his sculpture, ca. 1945-1961, Christmas card designs, 1974-1977, 3 sketchbooks, 1960, 1961, and 1967, a notebook of computer generated patterns by a MIT student, 1966 and 2 reels of microfilm containing computer generated designs
Āban randosukēpu dezain by Garrett Eckbo ( Book )
2 editions published in 1970 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fūkei no dezain ( Book )
2 editions published in 1986 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Design alternatives for the Berkeley waterfront by Dean, Austin & Williams Eckbo ( Book )
1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Garrett Eckbo
エクボ, ガレット
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