Architecture and Nature: Creating the American Landscape - download pdf or read online

By Sarah Bonnemaison,Christine Macy

ISBN-10: 0415283582

ISBN-13: 9780415283588

ISBN-10: 0415283590

ISBN-13: 9780415283595

Winner of the 2006 Alice Davis Hitchcock Award!

The note 'nature' comes from natura, Latin for beginning - as do the phrases state, local and innate. yet nature and country proportion greater than a standard root, they proportion a typical background the place one time period has been used to outline the opposite. within the usa, the connection among country and nature has been critical to its colonial and post-colonial heritage, from the assumption of the noble savage to the parable of the frontier. Narrated, painted and filmed, American landscapes were imperative to the development of a countrywide id.

Architecture and Nature presents an in-depth research of ways altering rules of what nature is and what it skill for the rustic were represented in constructions and landscapes over the last century.

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