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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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.