Wilderness By Design

Author: Ethan Carr
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803263833
Size: 21.98 MB
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Wilderness By Design from the Author: Ethan Carr. Carr delves into the planning and motivations of the people who wanted to preserve America's scenic geography. He demonstrates that by drawing on historical antecedents, landscape architects and planners carefully crafted each addition to maintain maximum picturesque wonder. Tracing the history of landscape park design from British gardens up through the city park designs of Frederick Law Olmsted, Carr places national park landscape architecture within a larger historical context.

Official Guide To Texas State Parks And Historic Sites

Author: Laurence Parent
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292717261
Size: 64.46 MB
Format: PDF
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Official Guide To Texas State Parks And Historic Sites from the Author: Laurence Parent. One-stop source for information on great places to view scenic landscapes, tour historical sites, camp, fish, hike, backpack, swim, ride horseback, go rock climbing, and enjoy almost any other outdoor recreation.