Cultivating Modernism Reading the Modern Garden, 1917-71 PDF ePub eBook

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Cultivating Modernism Reading the Modern Garden, 1917-71 free pdf Part history, part guide, part source bookandmdash-Cultivating Modernism will be an inspiration to all with an interest in gardens, books, and the recent past. For the garden maker, innovative design ideas open a door on new and creative ways to landscape the modern home. For the bibliophile, Cultivating Modernism comes alive through a kaleidoscopic mix, marrying image and text from a dazzling array of long-forgotten books, magazines, and ephemera. For the general reader with an interest in the past, this will be a vital journey through a turbulent time. With 330 images in full colour, Cultivating Modernism is an armchair tour through our modern landscapeandmdash-international in scope, Australian in focus.

About Aitken, Richard

Richard Aitken is a Melbourne-based architect, historian, and curator. He has been in private practice since 1978 and has prepared conservation plans for many of Australia's most historic gardens, including the botanic gardens of Adelaide, Melbourne, and Sydney, and government houses in Melbourne, Hobart, and Sydney. In 2006 Richard was awarded honorary membership of the National Trust of Australia for his advocacy role in the identification and conservation of significant gardens and designed landscapes. Richard's books include The Oxford Companion to Australian Gardens (2002), Gardenesque (2004), Botanical Riches (2006), Seeds of Change (2006), and The Garden of Ideas (2010). He has also contributed chapters to The Art of the Collection (2007), Reframing Darwin: Evolution and Art in Australia (2009), and Capturing Flora: 300 Years of Australian Botanical Art. He is currently co-editor of Australian Garden History, quarterly journal of the Australian Garden History Society.

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Author : Aitken, Richard
Publisher : The Miegunyah Press
Data Published : 01 November 2013
ISBN : 0522861229
EAN : 9780522861228
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 224 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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