The Necessity for Ruins: And Other Topics

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University of Massachusetts Press, 1980 - Nature - 129 pages
Essays examine the way we perceive landscape, the effect of gardens and cities of the past on the landscapes of the present, and the way American architecture has broken with tradition

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Contents

Learning About Landscapes
1
Nearer than Eden
19
Gardens to Decipher and Gardens to Admire 57
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About the author (1980)

Jackson founded Landscape Magazine, taught at Harvard University and the University of California at Berkeley, and wrote nearly 200 essays and reviewsregarding the American landscape.

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