Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 1 - 5 of 5 on Woods, fields, mountains, and rivers will be more important than the houses that....  
" Woods, fields, mountains, and rivers will be more important than the houses that are built among them ; and every attempt to force individual buildings into prominent notice is an evidence either of a vulgar desire for notoriety at any sacrifice, or of... "
Villas and Cottages - Page 67
by Calveri Vaux - 1872
Full view - About this book

Villas and Cottages: A Series of Designs Prepared for Execution in the ...

Calvert Vaux - Architecture, Domestic - 1857 - 318 pages
...greater number of houses being simply painted Avhite, with bright green blinds. By this means eacli residence is distinctly protruded from the surrounding...composition. Woods, fields, mountains, and rivers mil be more important than the houses that are built among them ; and every attempt to force individual...
Full view - About this book

The Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal, Volume 20

William Laxton - Civil engineering - 1857
...moreover, undesirable, and generally impracticable, to make the natural subservient to the artificial. Woods, fields, mountains, and rivers, will be more...notoriety at any sacrifice, or of an ill-educated eye or taste. There must, of necessity, be a degree of monotony in the varieties of any class of buildings...
Full view - About this book

The National Magazine: Devoted to Literature, Art, and Religion, Volume 12

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1858
...locution, atid not the location to the design ; lor It la undesirable, and generally imprnctlrable, to make the natural landscape subservient to the architectural composition. Woods. fields, mountains, nnd rivers, will be more important than the lions«« that arc built among them; and every attempt...
Full view - About this book

The Complete Illustrated Guidebook to Prospect Park and the Brooklyn Botanic ...

Neil DeMause - Gardening - 2001 - 160 pages
...the central guiding force of rural architectural design. As Vaux wrote in his Villages and Cottages: "Woods. fields. mountains. and rivers will be more...any sacrifice. or of an illeducated eye and taste." While studying under Downing. Vaux was also exposed to works in the Victorian Gothic tradition then...
Limited preview - About this book

Country, Park and City: The Architecture and Life of Calvert Vaux

Francis R. Kowsky - Biography & Autobiography - 2003
...his extensive property. Clmrch abo would have found congenial with his thinking Vaux's statement that woods, "fields, mountains, and rivers will be more important than the houses that are built among them."8- By i869, Vaux had demonstrated his words in Central Park and Prospect Park, places where Clmrch...
Limited preview - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download PDF