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Author Jencks, Charles.

Title The universe in the landscape : landforms / by Charles Jencks
Published London : Frances Lincoln, [2011]


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Description 288 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Contents Machine generated contents note: pt. ONE LANDFORMS -- 1.The Universe in the Landscape -- 2.Landform Ueda -- 3.Northumberlandia -- pt. TWO IDENTITY -- 4.Spirals of Time -- 5.Identity Scotland -- 6.Scotloch -- 7.Memories of the Future -- pt. THREE DEATH AND WAR -- 8.Metaphors of Death and War -- 9.The Curse of Agamemnon -- 10.The Birchbone Garden -- pt. FOUR LIFE'S REINVENTION -- 11.Spreading Life -- 12.Metaphors of Life -- 13.Cells of Life -- pt. FIVE THE EYE OF THE UNIVERSE -- 14.The Cosmic and the Spiritual -- 15.Landscapes of Cosmic Conjecture
Summary Landforms are a fast-developing art form that enjoy a wide following today, because of their multiple uses and their enveloping beauty. As formal landscapes that often arise from necessity, recycling a coal site for human use or making new use of excess earth, they are a pleasure to walk over and through. In this collection of his recent work, Charles Jencks explains his particular approach to the landform
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
SUBJECT Jencks, Charles.
Subject Earthworks (Art)
Gardens -- Design.
Landscape architecture.
Symbolism in art.
ISBN 0711232342
9780711232341 (hbk.)