Modern Garden Design
Innovation Since 1900
By (author) Janet Waymark
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Modern Garden Design by Janet Waymark
Book DescriptionThe book traces the revolutionary post-war period - the Harvard rebels, Eckbo, Rose and Kily; Noguchi, Burle Marx and Barragan - and the powerful influence of the Scandinavian landscape designers. The garden city is given close attention, from late Victorian Britain, through the Greenbelt Towns in the American Midwest, to the latest regeneration of urban centres worldwide. Notable artists and architects also feature here: Monet, Le Corbusier, Mondrian, Wright, Mies van der Rohe and Gaudi among others. Land artists have brought landscape and the garden into the 21st century and include Robert Smithson and Kathryn Gustafson in the US, and Richard Long, Andy Goldsworthy and Ian Hamilton Finlay in the UK.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780500511121
(270mm x 180mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publish Date: 27-May-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Gardens in the twentieth century reach back into the Victorian era and forward into the age of Land Art. Modern Garden Design traces the revolutionary postwar period - the Harvard rebels, Eckbo, Rose and Kiley; Noguchi, Burle Marx and Barragan - and the powerful influence of the Scandinavian landscape designers.
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Author Biography - Janet Waymark
Janet Waymark is Lecturer in Garden History at Birkbeck College, University of London. She holds a number of degrees and awards, notably from the London School of Economics, Birkbeck College - where she was awarded her doctorate in historical geography - and the Architectural Association.
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