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Invisible gardens : the search for modernism in the American landscape

Author: Peter Walker; Melanie Louise Simo
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Walker; Melanie Louise Simo
ISBN: 0262231778 9780262231770
OCLC Number: 30476510
Description: xvi, 365 pages, [13] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction: The Legacy of Landscape Architecture: Art or Social Service? --
Ch. 1. The Garden as Social Vision --
Ch. 2. The Garden as Art --
Ch. 3. The Modern Transformation of Thomas Church --
Ch. 4. Beyond the American (or California) Dream --
Ch. 5. From Backyard to Center City --
Ch. 6. The Lone Classicist --
Ch. 7. The Modernization of the Schools --
Ch. 8. The Corporate Office, a New Organism for Practice: First Wave --
Ch. 9. The Environment: Science Overshadows Art --
Ch. 10. The Corporate Office, Second Wave.
Responsibility: Peter Walker and Melanie Simo.

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