Год издания: 2007
Издатель: University of Massachusetts Press
Количество страниц: 236
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In 1903, Frank Albert Waugh founded an undergraduate program in "landscape gardening" at Massachusetts Agricultural College, only the second such program in the nation. The profession he helped to pioneer is now known as landscape architecture, and the college has become the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Waugh, who had moved to New England in 1895 from his native Midwest, was one of the first practitioners to conceive of a history of American landscape architecture. He was a renowned teacher and horticulturalist as well as a prolific writer on topics ranging from design to pomology, a talented printmaker, photographer, and flutist. While Waugh's writings remained rooted in the principles of naturalistic nineteenth-century landscape gardening, his theories promoted modern applications. The most comprehensive of Waugh's several published books, and widely considered a classic in the field, "Book of Landscape Gardening" was first published in 1899 and revised several times....