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Thinking the Contemporary Landscape

Thinking the Contemporary Landscape


Girot, christopher & Dora Imhof. Thinking the Contemporary Landscape

Princeton Architectural Press

Pap. 2016

Book ID: 100502

On the heels of our groundbreaking books in landscape architecture, James Corner's Recovering Landscape and Charles Waldheim's Landscape Urbanism Reader, comes another essential reader, . Examining our shifting perceptions of nature and place in the context of environmental challenges and how these affect urbanism and architecture, the seventeen essayists in argue for an all-encompassing view of landscape that integrates the scientific, intellectual, aesthetic, and mythic into a new multidisciplinary understanding of the contemporary landscape. A must-read for anyone concerned about the changing nature of our landscape in a time of climate crisis.

288 pp. English