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Recovering landscape : essays in contemporary landscape architecture

Author: James Corner
Publisher: New York : Princeton Architectural Press, ©1999.
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This work collects a number of essays that discuss why landscape is gaining increased attention in contemporary society, and what new possibilities might emerge from this situation. Themes covered  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Recovering landscape.
Sparks, NV : Princeton Architectural Press, 1999
(OCoLC)50103439
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Corner
ISBN: 1568981791 9781568981796 9781568981772 1568981775
OCLC Number: 40076715
Description: xi, 287 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : Recovering landscape as a critical cultural practice / James Corner --
Nature recalled / Marc Treib --
The reclaiming of sites / Sébastien Marot --
Four trace concepts in landscape architecture / Christophe Girot --
Things take time and time takes things : the Danish landscape / Steen A.B. Høyer --
Shifting sites : the Swiss way, Geneva / Georges Descombes --
Octagon : the persistence of the ideal / Alan Balfour --
Liminal geometry and elemental landscape : construction and representation / Denis Cosgrove --
Aerial representation and the recovery of landscape / Charles Waldheim --
Mutuality and the cultures of landscape architecture / Stanislaus Fung --
Eidetic operations and new landscapes / James Corner --
Leveling the land / David Leatherbarrow --
The Amsterdam Bos : the modern public park and the construction of collective experience / Anita Berrizbeita --
Neither wilderness nor home : the Indian Maidan / Anuradha Mathur --
Airport/landscape / Denis Cosgrove (with paintings by Adrian Hemming) --
Programming the urban surface / Alex Wall --
Synthetic regionalization : the Dutch landscape toward a second modernity / Bart Lootsma.
Responsibility: James Corner, editor.
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