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Landscape as Urbanism

Waldheim, Charles
2016. 216 S., 158 Abb., Text:Engl., Geb.
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS


It has become conventional to think of urbanism and landscape as opposing one another - or to think of landscape as merely providing temporary relief from urban life as shaped by buildings and infrastructure. But, driven in part by environmental concerns, landscape has recently emerged as a model and medium for the city, with some theorists arguing that landscape architects are the urbanists of our age. In Landscape as Urbanism, one of the field's pioneers presents a powerful case for rethinking the city through landscape. Generously illustrated, Landscape as Urbanism examines works from around the world by designers ranging from Ludwig Hilberseimer, Andrea Branzi, and Frank Lloyd Wright to James Corner, Adriaan Geuze, and Michael Van Valkenburgh. The result is the definitive account of an emerging field that is likely to influence the design of cities for decades to come."Landscape as Urbanism creates a much-needed intellectual infrastructure for the maturing but still-evolving field of landscape urbanism. Comprehensive and excellent, this will be an essential volume for urbanists, architects, landscape architects, and urban designers and planners."--Jane Amidon, Northeastern University School of Architecture

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