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Contemporary landscapes of contemplation

Author: Rebecca Krinke
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Rebecca Krinke and her contributors, Marc Treib, John Beardsley, Michael Singer, Lance Neckar, and Heinrich Hermann, all highly regarded scholars and designers, have produced a pioneering investigation into contemplative landscapes. The essays explore the role of contemplative space in a postmodern world, and examine the impact of nature and culture on the design and interpretation of contemplative landscapes.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Krinke
ISBN: 041570068X 9780415700689 0415700698 9780415700696 9780203462089 0203462084
OCLC Number: 56967162
Description: xiii, 201 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : Contemplation, landscapes of contemplation, contemporary / Rebecca Krinke --
Attending / Marc Treib --
On the transcendent in landscapes of contemplation / Heinrich Hermann --
Map of memory, an interview / Michael Singer with Rebecca Krinke --
Contemplative landscapes, restorative landscapes / Rebecca Krinke --
Berlin : typology of contemplation / Lance Neckar --
Filling a void : creating contemporary spaces for contemplation / John Beardsley.
Responsibility: edited by Rebecca Krinke.
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Explores the definitions, theories, and case studies of contemplative landscapes. Written by scholars and designers in the field, it investigates the principles and strategies used as guidance for  Read more...

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'An invaluable collection ... [the] essays are invaluable tools for our entire profession engaged in designing any landscape.' - Dennis Winters, ASLA

 
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