The Cultured Landscape: Designing the Environment in the 21st Century

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Sheila Harvey, Ken Fieldhouse
Taylor & Francis, 2005 - Architecture - 176 pages
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This book poses important philosophical questions about the aims, values and purposes of landscape architecture. The editors, highly regarded in their field, have drawn together a distinguished team of writers who provide unique individual perspectives on contemporary themes from a wide base of knowledge. Altogether, this key international study raises awareness of the landscape and encourages innovative ways of thinking about quality in design.
 

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Contents

Musicmakers and the dreamers of dreams
25
Making places different
57
Designer client and user
81
Who benefits from landscape architecture?
95
a personal view
125
landscape design in the 21 st century
149
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About the author (2005)

James Hitchmough is Reader (Associate Professor) at the Department of Landscape, University of Sheffield. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Horticulture and has a wide-ranging interest in the use of vegetation in landscape design management.

Ken Fieldhouse was a qualified Landscape Architecture and trained Town Planner. He was editor of Landscape Design Journal and was deeply involved in a wide range of environmental publishing initiatives.

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