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The architecture of landscape, 1940-1960

Author: Marc Treib
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2002.
Series: Penn studies in landscape architecture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Following the end of World War II, the primary tasks for many countries were land clearance, reformation, and reconstruction, as well as the reestablishment of functioning infrastructures. These social and environmental concerns, with parallel developments in the fine arts, fostered many of the twentieth century's most consequential developments in landscape design and architecture, and set the course that we still
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Treib
ISBN: 0812236238 9780812236231
OCLC Number: 48435219
Description: x, 311 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Marc Treib --
To erase the garden: modernity in the Swedish garden and landscape / Thorbjörn Andersson --
With the sky as ceiling: landscape and garden art in Denmark / Malene Hauxner --
Landscape in Britain / Alan Powers --
Counting trees and flowers: the reconstructed landscapes of Belgium and France / Dorothée Imbert --
Teutonic myth, rubble, and recovery: landscape architecture in Germany / Gert Gröning --
After the "other" war: landscapes of home, north and south / Catherine Howett --
Making your private world: modern landscape architecture and House Beautiful, 1945-1965 / Dianne Harris --
Inclusion of modernism: Brasilidade and the garden / Rossana Vaccarino --
New land, new language: shifting grounds in Australian attitudes to landscape, architecture, and modernism / Philip Goad --
Converging arcs on a sphere: renewing Japanese landscape design / Marc Treib.
Series Title: Penn studies in landscape architecture.
Responsibility: edited by Marc Treib.

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