Recovering Landscape by James Corner
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Recovering Landscape
By James Corner

Recovering Landscape

Essays in Contemporary Landscape Theory

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Format: Paperback

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Recovering Landscape by James Corner

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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 such as urbanism, reclamation, infrastructure, geometry, and representation are explored in discussions ddrawn from developments not only in the United States but also in the Netherlands, France, India and Southeast Asia. The contributors to this book include Alan Balfour, Denis Cosgrove, Georges Descombes, Marc Treib, Alex Wall, and Sebastien Marot.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781568981796
ISBN-10: 1568981791
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Pages: 300
Imprint: Princeton Architectural Press
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
Publish Date: 9-Oct-1999
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - James Corner

James Corner James Corner is an associate professor of architecture at the University of Pennsylvania. He is co-author of the award-winning title Taking Measures Across the American Landscape.

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