Essays in Contemporary Landscape Theory
Edited by James Corner
Recovering Landscape by James Corner
Book DescriptionThis 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 DetailsISBN: 9781568981796
(229mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Princeton Architectural Press
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
Publish Date: 9-Oct-1999
Country of Publication: United States
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Taking Measures Across the American Landscape, Paperback (October 2000)» View all books by James Corner
This volume combines aerial photographs and map-drawings of the American landscape with essays that explore how various cultures have forged the landscapes in different regions of the country and what the possibilities are for future landscape design.
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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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