The Meaning Of Gardens

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The Meaning of Gardens

Gardens reveal the relationship between culture and nature, yet in the vast library of garden literature few books focus on what the garden means - on the ecology of garden as idea, place, and action. The Meaning of Gardens maps out how the garden is perceived, designed, used, and valued. Essays from a variety of disciplines are organized around six metaphors special to our time - the garden muses of Faith, Power, Ordering, Cultural Expression, Personal Expression, and Healing. Each muse suggests specific inspirations for garden and landscape design.

Specifications of The Meaning of Gardens

GENERAL
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
EditionRevised ed.
ISBN-100262560615
ISBN-139780262560610
PublisherThe MIT Press
Number Of Pages293
Publication Date1992-02-25
DIMENSIONS
Height10.8 inch.
Length8.2 inch.
Width0.9 inch.
Weight2.35 pounds.

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