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My kind of countryside : finding design principles in the land

Author: Roger G Courtenay
Publisher: Chicago : Center for American Places at Columbia College Chicago : in association with the Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation : Distributed by the University of Chicago Press, 2010.
Series: My kind of.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Roger Courtenay is an award-winning landscape architect who turns to the countryside for inspiration. Whether walking the Piedmont or discovering the Tidewater of Virginia, canoeing the French Broad River near Asheville or driving along the Blue Ridge Parkway, exploring Thomas Jefferson's Academical Village or looking out at the Washington Mall, Courtenay finds "grounds for learning" that can be deftly applied to
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger G Courtenay
ISBN: 9781930066472 1930066473 9781935195160 1935195166
OCLC Number: 149616031
Description: xvii, 157 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Breathing ground --
Moving in nature --
Making buildings --
Modifying places --
My kind of countryside.
Series Title: My kind of.
Other Titles: Finding design principles in the land
Responsibility: Roger G. Courtenay.
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"The landscape is personal, whether it is an urban, suburban, rural, or wild place. It arouses the senses and engenders an emotional response that links a person to it in a thousand intimate ways. Read more...

 
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