Renzo Dubbini
Dubbini, Renzo
Dubbini, Renzo
United States of America
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Description: The Architecture of Western Gardens: A Design History from the Renaissance to the...
The origins of the great glasshouses of the nineteenth century lie in the expeditions of Bougainville, Cook, Bonpland and von Humboldt, and in the eagerness of western scientists both to discover more about the natural world, which was still largely unexplored, and to make collections of exotic new plants. Glasshouses already existed, as places in which tender specimens could be protected in...
PublisherMIT Press
Related print edition pages: pp.427-428