A memorial for himself : Frederick Law Olmsted's vision of his legacy and the Rockery of North Easton, Massachusetts / by David Boerman.

When one thinks of architecture, it seems likely that most people would associate it with buildings but in the case of landscape architecture, architects construct nature and the exterior world in a guided fashion through the strategic, aesthetic and symbolic placing of objects such as flowers, tree...

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Main Author: Boerman, David (Author)
Format: Thesis Book
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Location as legacy
  • Relationships with other architects and Olmsted's reflection on their legacies
  • Olmsted's own perceptions of his legacy and frustrations that his clients are not fulfilling his vision
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography.