Posts tagged “books”

Calvert Vaux, Landscape Architect

Thursday, April 8, 2021 | Posted by

Calvert Vaux, Landscape Architect Francis R. Kowsky Forthcoming, Fall 2023 Published by the Library of American Landscape History Cloth       Calvert Vaux (1824–1895), better known as an architect, is most frequently remembered as Frederick Law Olmsted’s partner in the design of Central Park, primarily of its fanciful architectural structures. In this visionary book, […]

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Olmsted and Yosemite

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 | Posted by

Olmsted and Yosemite: Civil War, Abolition, and the National Park Idea Rolf Diamant and Ethan Carr Forthcoming, Winter 2022 Published by the Library of American Landscape History Cloth     During the turbulent decade the United States engaged in a civil war, abolished slavery, and remade the government, the public park emerged as a product […]

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Dan Kiley

Monday, May 18, 2020 | Posted by

Dan Kiley Jane Amidon Forthcoming, Fall 2023 Published by Library of American Landscape History  Paperback A volume in the Masters of Modern Landscape Design series     Visionary landscape architect and city planner, Dan Kiley (1912-2004) exerted a foundational, lasting influence on the shape of the American landscape in the second half of the twentieth […]

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Marjorie Sewell Cautley, Landscape Architect for the Motor Age

Friday, May 8, 2020 | Posted by

Marjorie Sewell Cautley, Landscape Architect for the Motor Age Sarah Allaback Forthcoming, Fall 2022 Published by Library of American Landscape History Cloth       Marjorie Sewell Cautley (1891–1954) was the first woman landscape architect to design state parks, the first to plan the landscape of a federally funded housing project, and the first to […]

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Beauty of the Wild

Thursday, May 7, 2020 | Posted by

Beauty of the Wild: A Life Designing Landscapes Inspired by Nature Darrel Morrison Forthcoming, Summer 2021 Published by the Library of American Landscape History Cloth Price: $40.00 ISBN: 978-1-952620-28-7 To order: Amazon.com    In Beauty of the Wild, Darrel Morrison tells stories of people and places that have nourished his career as a teacher and […]

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