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Garrett Eckbo

modern landscapes for living

by Marc Treib

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California,
  • California.
    • Subjects:
    • Eckbo, Garrett,
    • Landscape architects -- California -- Biography,
    • Landscape architecture -- California,
    • Landscape design -- California

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 186-190) and index.

      StatementMarc Treib, Dorothée Imbert ; with an afterword by Garrett Eckbo.
      ContributionsImbert, Dorothée.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB470.E26 T74 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 193 p. :
      Number of Pages193
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL993117M
      ISBN 100520207793
      LC Control Number96031620

      May 01,  · Landscape for Living by Garrett Eckbo, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(11). Published in , Landscape for Living presents a synthesis of Eckbo's thinking and professional work and sets forth his theoretical approach to achieving the "total landscape." Illustrations throughout the book feature his own designs for gardens, parks, and institutional projects, group housing from his graduate years, work for the Farm 2/5(1).

      14 Nov - Explore agatabyrne's board "GARRET ECKBO", which is followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Landscape, Landscape architecture and Landscape design. Garrett Eckbo, "Small Gardens in the City," Pencil Points (September ). A note at the bottom of a drawing established the design period: "Made by Garrett Eckbo at Harvard University at ten scale from April 11 to May 12, —so help me, so help me, so help me" (Eckbo papers, Documents Collection).

      "This delightfully designed book is a tribute to Garrett Eckbo The work is a recommended detailed case study for those interested in the Modern Movement and the development of Modernism in landscape design in the U.S. Impeccable sources include Eckbo himself as well as comprehensive archives of his drawings. The Landscape We See by Garrett Eckbo and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at elizrosshubbell.com


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