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The complete house and grounds : learning from Andrew Jackson Downing's domestic architecture, Caren Yglesias

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The complete house and grounds : learning from Andrew Jackson Downing's domestic architecture
Title
The complete house and grounds
Title remainder
learning from Andrew Jackson Downing's domestic architecture
Statement of responsibility
Caren Yglesias
Title variation
Learning from Andrew Jackson Downing's domestic architecture
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Andrew Jackson Downing, now considered the father of American landscape architecture, was among the first to develop aesthetic theories that differed sharply from those perpetuated in eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Europe. He designed houses based upon American democratic values and advocated for domestic design that would satisfy basic human needs along with the desire to live well. In this book, Caren Yglesias, a practicing architect, examines Downing's legacy with an eye for relevance to today's domestic landscape. She builds on Downing's work in order to redefine what makes a "complete," or nurturing and fulfilling, house and grounds
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Yglesias, Caren
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NA737.D675
LC item number
Y39 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1815-1852
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Downing, A. J.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Downing, A. J.
  • Architecture, Domestic
  • Country homes
  • Architects
Label
The complete house and grounds : learning from Andrew Jackson Downing's domestic architecture, Caren Yglesias
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-245) and index
Contents
Introduction -- A. J. Downing : a life -- Design principles. Adapting foreign influences for the American audience -- Truthful architecture -- Truthful landscapes -- House and grounds. A regular house with a subdivided floor plan -- An irregular house with an assembled floor plan -- Linking a proprietor's character to architecture and landscape -- Original forms of dwelling. The secure cave -- The mediating tent -- The hut of instruments -- Applying a language of sensibilities -- Methods of personification, allegory, and animation -- Conclusion
Control code
721888270
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
xvii, 255 p.
Isbn
9781935195245
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011039470
Other physical details
ill., plans
System control number
(OCoLC)721888270
Label
The complete house and grounds : learning from Andrew Jackson Downing's domestic architecture, Caren Yglesias
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-245) and index
Contents
Introduction -- A. J. Downing : a life -- Design principles. Adapting foreign influences for the American audience -- Truthful architecture -- Truthful landscapes -- House and grounds. A regular house with a subdivided floor plan -- An irregular house with an assembled floor plan -- Linking a proprietor's character to architecture and landscape -- Original forms of dwelling. The secure cave -- The mediating tent -- The hut of instruments -- Applying a language of sensibilities -- Methods of personification, allegory, and animation -- Conclusion
Control code
721888270
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
xvii, 255 p.
Isbn
9781935195245
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011039470
Other physical details
ill., plans
System control number
(OCoLC)721888270

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