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The house of light and entropy

Author: Alessandra Ponte
Publisher: London : Architectural Association, [2014] ©2014
Series: Architecture words, 11.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Written by landscape historian Alessandra Ponte, this collection of essays begins with an investigation of the American obsession with lawns and then continues to collectively map the aesthetic,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alessandra Ponte
ISBN: 9781907896170 1907896171
OCLC Number: 864790258
Description: 227 pages : illustrations, map ; 18 cm.
Contents: Professional pastoral : writing on the lawn 1850-1950 --
Photographic encounters in the American desert --
The house of light and entropy : inhabiting the American desert --
Desert testing --
Journey to the north of Quebec : understanding (McLuhan's) media --
Maps and territories.
Series Title: Architecture words, 11.
Responsibility: Alessandra Ponte.

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