Contemporary Garden Aesthetics, Creations and Interpretations

Contemporary Garden Aesthetics, Creations and Interpretations

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The present renewal of garden art demands a new approach to garden aesthetics. This book considers exceptional creations around the world and proposes new forms of garden experience. Using a variety of critical perspectives, the authors demonstrate a renewal of garden design and new directions for garden aesthetics, analyzing projects by Fernando Chacel (Brazil), Andy Goldsworthy (Great Britain), Charles Jencks (Great Britain), Patricia Johanson (U.S.), Dieter Kienast (Switzerland), Bernard Lassus (France), and Mohammed Shaheer (India). The first half of the volume begins with an argument for a return to John Dewey's focus on qArt as Experience, q while the second half concludes with a debate on the respective roles of cognition and the senses, and of science and the visual She is also compiling a National Register of Historic Gardens of India, while remaining concerned with contemporary landscape design in India. ... until 1980 when, following a number of design awards, he transferred to research to continue his work in landscape architecture. ... He recently moved his research base to the University of Dundee, Scotland near his family home, and was appointedanbsp;...

Title:Contemporary Garden Aesthetics, Creations and Interpretations
Author:Michel Conan
Publisher:Dumbarton Oaks - 2007


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