DUMBARTON OAKS COLLOQUIUM ON THE HISTORY OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE
Cover: Regional Garden Design in the United States, from Harvard University PressCover: Regional Garden Design in the United States in HARDCOVER

Dumbarton Oaks Colloquium on the History of Landscape Architecture 15

Regional Garden Design in the United States

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$50.00 • £40.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780884022237

Publication Date: 01/01/1995

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This collection of essays provides a geographically and historically selective look at regional American gardens. The essays examine in detail the interaction between locality and a commonly held sense of good order to create specificity of place and time in garden design. Wisely avoiding discussion of regionalism or its merits, the authoritative essays collectively reveal the locally variable definition of regional design.Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians

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