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Frederick Law Olmsted

Designing the American Landscape

Frederick Law Olmsted( )
Author: Beveridge, Charles E.
Designed by: Larkin, David
Editor: Larkin, David
Photographer: Rocheleau, Paul
Publication Date:May 2006
Publisher:Rizzoli International Publications, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $115.00
Book Description:

A man of passionate vision and drive, Frederick Law Olmsted defined and named the profession of landscape architecture and designed America's most beloved parks and landscapes of the past century--New York's Central Park, Brooklyn's Prospect Park, the U.S. Capitol grounds, the Biltmore Estate, and many others. During a remarkable forty-year career that began in the mid-1800s, Olmsted created the first park systems, urban greenways, and planned surburban residential communities in...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Architecture / Landscape
Political Science / Public Policy / City Planning & Urban Development
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):28.702 x 28.702 x 2.794 cm
Book Weight:2.168 Kilograms
Author Biography
Beveridge, Charles E. (Author)
Paul Rocheleau is the photographer of such books as H. H. Richardson: A Genius for Architecture, Farm: The Vernacular Tradition of Working Buildings, and American Colonial: Puritan Simplicity to Georgian Grace.


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