Record nummer 1931663
Titel Thomas Mawson : life, gardens and landscapes
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Janet Waymark
Auteur(s) Waymark, J.
Uitgever London : Frances Lincoln
Jaar van uitgave 2009
Pagina's 240 p ill
ISBN 9780711225954
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Trefwoorden (cab) landschapsarchitectuur / tuinen / parken / steden / geschiedenis / engeland / noord-amerika / griekenland / biografie├źn
Rubrieken Landschapsarchitectuur (algemeen)
Publicatie type Boek
Taal Engels
Toelichting (Engels) Thomas Haytor Mawson (1881-1933) began designing gardens in the 1890s. He forged his distinctive style - solid formality round the house with foreground terraces and balustrades - in the Lake District, where his genius allowed the garden to open out into the landscape. He was soon the most sought-after garden and landscape designer of the day. He could name crowned heads of Europe as his clients and friends, as well as self-made industrialists such as Lord Leverhulme and Andrew Carnegie. In 1908 he was chosen to design the Peace Gardens at The Hague. Mawson, who was a great teacher and advocate for landscape architecture as a profession, published five editions of The Art and Craft of Garden Making between 1900 and 1926. His Civic Art, reflecting his great interest in the design of towns and public parks, came out in 1911.
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