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The factory in a garden : a history of corporate landscapes from the industrial to the digital age

Author: Helena Chance
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2017.
Series: Studies in design and material culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book aims to explore the designed landscapes associated with factories and corporations in the UK and US created since the industrial revolution. It is largely historical, focusing on the period between 1890 and 1930 but it comes right up to date with initiatives such as secret gardens and vegetable allotments at the London Google offices.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Helena Chance
ISBN: 9781526112972 1526112973
OCLC Number: 1105524478
Description: 1 online resource (1 recurso electrónico.).
Contents: Introduction1. 'The pleasant manufactory'2. From model factory to modern factory3. 'The Factory in a Garden'/'The Garden in a Factory'4. 'Happy healthy workers are the world's best': factory landscapes, leisure and the model employee5. Designing the company Arcadia6. 'The Most Beautiful Factory in the World': the power of the garden image7. Factory gardens and parks: profits or perks?8. From factory gardens to 'connected gardens'Select gazetteer: company gardens and parks, c.1750-c.1960 and offices and office parks with significant landscaping, 1970-2015Index -- .
Series Title: Studies in design and material culture.
Responsibility: Helena Chance.

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