Andrew Jackson Downing by Andrew Jackson Downing
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A collection of essential writings by the father of landscape architecture and the urban park movement in the United States.

Andrew Jackson Downing (1815–1852), a much-sought-after designer, influential writer, and editor of The Horticulturist, was an internationally known shaper of opinion. Robert Twombly has selected thirty-three essays on Architecture and Building, Landscape Gardening, Parks and Other Public Places, Village Beautification, Horticulture, and Agricultural Education, and provides an introduction to Downing’s life and work and suggestions for further reading.

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Robert Twombly teaches at the Spitzer School of Architecture, The City College, New York City. He lives in West Nyack, New York.
Published June 18, 2012 by W. W. Norton & Company. 400 pages
Genres: History, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Arts & Photography, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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