Nature and Ideology: Natural Garden Design in the Twentieth Century, Volume 18

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The desire to produce a natural garden design has fascinated many professional and lay designers, and the various contributions in this volume investigate their use of earlier ideas of natural gardens and their relationship to the immensely rich model that nature offers. The work of early twentieth-century natural garden advocates is discussed in regard to its relevance to contemporary design approaches.
 

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Contents

An Evolutionary Perspective on Strengths Fallacies and Confusions
11
Their Influence on Later Advocates
35
A Theoretical Foundation
59
Ideology Art and Science
81
Pragmatist in the Wild Garden
113
Wild Gardening and the Popular American Magazine 18901918
131
Jacobus P Thijsses Influence on Dutch Landscape Architecture
155
Ideological Aspects of Nature Garden Concepts in Late TwentiethCentury Germany
221
Conflict and Confusion in Landscape Architecture
249
Contributors
263
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About the author (1997)

Joachim Wolschke-Bulmahn is Professor at Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany.

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