Item Number: 113080
Title: Women in Landscape Architecture : Essays on History and Practice
Author: Mozingo, Louise A. ; Linda Jewell (eds)
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Description: McFarland: Jefferson, 2011. 26cm., pbk., 232pp. illus. Summary: While many fields struggle to specify feminine contributions, the work of women has always played a fundamental role in American landscape architecture. Women claim responsibility for many landscape types now taken for granted, including community gardens, playgrounds, and streetscapes. This collection of essays by leaders in the discipline addresses the ways that gender has influenced the history, design practice and perception of landscapes. It highlights women’s relation to landscape architecture, presents the professional efforts of women in the landscape realm, examines both the perception and experience of landscapes by women, and speculates on ways to re-imagine gender and the landscape.
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