100 20th-Century Gardens and Landscapes (Hardback)Twentieth Century Society (author)
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The Twentieth Century Society is a British charity that campaigns for the preservation of architectural heritage from 1914 onwards. They provide support and advice to architects and planning authorities to protect the best twentieth-century architecture and design, whether through listing or sympathetic development and management.
Publisher: Pavilion Books
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 1110 g
Dimensions: 220 x 220 x 29 mm
'Refreshingly wide in scope ... intelligent and thought-provoking'-- The Times
'This enjoyable and colourful guided tour through landscapes from the Arts and Crafts via the Barbican to Derek Jarman's Dungeness cottage might make an enticing gazetteer for a summer spent closer to home than usual.'* Financial Times *
'A catalogue of private and public gardens that well illustrates how garden design and landscape architecture emerged together during that century.'-- George Plumptre * Daily Telegraph *
'A shorthand way to appreciate the way garden designers, town planners, landscape architects and others help shape the world around us. And that is certainly worth celebrating.'* The Garden *
'Casts a much needed light on why it is so important now to discuss, protect and preserve these spaces'* Rakesprogress magazine *
'An absorbing history of a much-loved but much overlooked part of our lives'* Reclaim Magazine *
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