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Unnatural horizons paradox and contradiction in landscape architecture by Allen S. Weiss

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Published by Princeton Architectural Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Landscape architecture -- History,
  • Gardens -- Design -- History,
  • Gardens -- Philosophy -- History,
  • Gardens -- Symbolic aspects -- History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-174).

StatementAllen S. Weiss.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSB470.5 .W45 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination175 p. :
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL696108M
ISBN 101568981392
LC Control Number97043587

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