The Essential Ian McHarg: Writings on Design and Nature

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Island Press, Nov 13, 2006 - Architecture - 192 pages

The Essential Ian McHarg brings together a series of short essays that reveal the full range of Ian McHarg's thoughts on design and nature. Adapted from the comprehensive book of his work, To Heal the Earth, these carefully selected essays provide an ideal reader for undergraduate and graduate students in planning and landscape architecture.

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The late Ian McHarg founded the University of Pennsylvania's Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning in 1954. He chaired the department until 1986 and continued to teach at Penn as a professor emeritus until his death in 2001. His books include Design with Nature and A Quest for Life. He co-edited the comprehensive selected collection of his writings, To Heal the Earth, with Frederick Steiner.

Frederick Steiner is the dean of the School of Architecture, University of Texas at Austin. He is the author of Human Ecology: Following Nature's Lead and The Living Landscape.

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