Antoine Schnapper
Schnapper, Antoine
Schnapper, Antoine
United States of America
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Description: The Architecture of Western Gardens: A Design History from the Renaissance to the...
In gardening, making a collection tends to be a paradoxical idea, since flowers and fruits, though they are capable of reappearing the following year, are transient. There is a difference between the scientific sort of collection, herbaria (hortus siccus) or botanic gardens, where the purpose is to gather together the greatest possible number of vegetable species, and gardens which aim to...
PublisherMIT Press
Related print edition pages: pp.175-177