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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
ISBN:978-0-8478-1842-6
Publication Date:Sep 2005
Publisher:Rizzoli International Publications, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $75.00
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
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Architecture / Landscape
Political Science / Public Policy / City Planning & Urban Development
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):11.3 x 11.3 x 1.1 Inches
Book Weight:4.77 Pounds
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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