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Description: The Architecture of Western Gardens: A Design History from the Renaissance to the...
The idea of the garden as a natural space adapted by man to meet his own aesthetic demands grew from the concept that private land could be used to satisfy many human needs, and from the conviction that the beauty of nature could be improved by the work of man (Giulio Carlo Argan). In other words, the garden always has two roles, and it is as inseparable from its utilitarian function as it is from...
PublisherMIT Press
Related print edition pages: pp.11-21

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