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The Landscape of modernity

essays on New York City, 1900-1940

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Published by Russell Sage Foundation in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • New York,
  • New York Metropolitan Area
    • Subjects:
    • City planning -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Regional planning -- New York Metropolitan Area -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Central business districts -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 331-342) and index.

      Statementedited by David Ward and Olivier Zunz.
      ContributionsWard, David, 1938-, Zunz, Olivier.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT168.N5 L36 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 370 p. :
      Number of Pages370
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1562052M
      ISBN 10087154900X
      LC Control Number91043456

      Nature is not simply "green" or the "opposite of culture." Essentially, it is an intellectual construct. The relationship between man and Nature, for instance, articulates itself architectonically. Now what could one see as the possible role of Nature in projects of architects representative of the International Style (including successive echoes in post-war modernity), and how does Nature.   Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking “The Betweenness of Place: Towards a Geography of Modernity” as Want to Read: Want to Read saving 3/5.

      The history of geography includes many histories of geography which have differed over time and between different cultural and political groups. In more recent developments, geography has become a distinct academic discipline. 'Geography' derives from the Greek γεωγραφία – geographia, a literal translation of which would be "to describe or write about the Earth". This book uses the contradictions, fractures and coincidences of a twentieth-century rural landscape to explore new methods of writing place beyond 'new nature writing'. In doing so it opens up new ways of reading modernist artists and writers such as Vanessa Bell, Mary Butts and Paul Nash.

      Principles of landscape architecture, Japanese pre-modern gardens. (II) This book examines the three principal value systems which influence landscape architectural practice: the aesthetic Author: Steffen Nijhuis. This book, in fact, includes subjects like female quality of life in Mexico, access to cell phones, urban sprawl, the survival of the Tarahumara Indians and even gives us the touring route of the Hermanos Vázquez Circus. In my opinion, if this is a geography book, it is geography unchained.


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