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Hidden Landscapes. The metropolitan garden as a multi-sensory expression of place Hidden Landscapes. The metropolitan garden as a multi-sensory expression of place

Hidden Landscapes. The metropolitan garden as a multi-sensory expression of place

Authored by Saskia de Wit, this book examines the enclosed garden as an expression of the 'genius loci'. How can this can be made accessible in the contemporary metropolitan landscape? Included are analyses of the spatial, sensorial, and narrative craft patterns of metropolitan gardens ranging from traditional Japanese masterpieces to contemporary European landscape architecture. The metropolitan garden, as a defined space in the continuous metropolitan field, provides an alternative way to access the landscape horizon, references to nature, and connections to the underlying landscape, providing a new perspective on two quintessential themes: nature and place.


ISBN/EAN
9789461400611
Format
170 x 240
Année
2018
Pages
432
Editeur
Architectura & Natura
Auteur(s)
Saskia de Wit
  • 51,75 €

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