History of garden design : the western tradition from the Renaissance to the present day / edited by Monique Mosser, and Georges Teyssot.

Standardized Title:
Architettura dei giardini d'Occidente. English.
1st pbk. ed.
London ; New York : Thames & Hudson, 2000.
543 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 28 cm
Gardens -- Europe -- History.
Gardens -- Europe -- Design -- History.
Gardens, European -- History.
Landscape architecture -- Europe -- History.
Gardens -- Design.
Gardens, European.
Landscape architecture.
This chronological series of essays includes discussion of the humanist garden in Renaissance Italy, the concepts of the sublime and the picturesque, mazes, grottoes, city parks, American land art as well as studies of individual gardens.
Introduction: The Architecture of the Garden and Architecture in the Garden / Monique Mosser, Georges Teyssot 11
Part 1 Humanist Garden: From Allegory to Mannerism 25
Humanist Garden / Terry Comito 37
Nature and Artifice in the Sixteenth-Century Italian Garden / Lionello Puppi 47
Curiosities and Marvels of the Sixteenth-Century Garden / Luigi Zangheri 59
Garden of Wisdom of Bernard Palissy / Anne-Marie Lecoq 69
Botanical Gardens of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries / Lucia Tongiorgi Tomasi 81
Labyriths in the Gardens of the Renaissance / Paolo Carpeggiani 84
Giardino Segreto of the Renaissance / Gianni Venturi 88
Villa Lante at Bagnaia / Bruno Adorni 91
Gardens of Buontalenti / Luigi Zangheri 96
Illustrations of Gardens in the Sixteenth Century: 'The Most Excellent Buildings in France' / Francoise Boudon 100
Johan Vredeman de Vries and the / Hortorum Formae, Ulbe Martin Mebrtens 103
A Model Humanist Garden: Villa Brenzone at Punta San Vigilio / Margherita Azzi Visentini 106
Part 2 Straight Line and the Arabesque: From the Baroque Garden to the Classical Park 109
Garden History and Cartography / Francoise Bondon 125
Technology in the Park: Engineers and Gardeners in Seventeenth-Century France / Helene Verin 135
Italian Baroque and Rococo Garden / Anna Maria Matteucci 147
Hortus Palatinus of Salomon de Caus / Reinbard Zimmermann 157
Garden Designs of Joseph Furttenbach the Elder / Dorothee Nebring 160
Garden Design in The Netherlands in the Seventeenth Century / Carla S. Oldenburger-Ebbers 163
Villas, Gardens and Fountains of Rome: The Etchings of Giovanni Battista Falda / Maurizio Gargano 166
Architectural Adornment of Cardinal Richelieu's Garden at Rueil / Kenneth Woodbridge 169
Menagerie at Versailles / Gerard Mabille 172
Gardens and Plant Collections in France and Italy in the Seventeenth Century / Antoine Schnapper 175
Formal Garden at Het Loo / Jan ran Asbeck 178
Garden of Villa Garzoni at Collodi / Alessandra Ponte 181
'Hell and Paradise Are Here': The Garden of Villa Barbarigo at Valsanzibio, Padua / Lionello Puppi 185
Garden of the Prince-Bishop at Veitshochheim / Helmut Reimbardt 188
Grosser Garten at Herrenhausen near Hanover / Dieter Hemebo 192
Schonbrunn: A Theatre of Fragments / Paolo Morachiello 195
La Granja: Castilian Baroque and European Classicism / Carmen Anon Feliu 198
Part 3 Picturesque, Arcadian and Sublime: The Age of Enlightenment 203
'Ut Pictura Poesis': The Garden and the Picturesque in England (1710-1750) / John Dixon Hunt 231
Scenography and Perspective in Eighteenth-Century French Gardens / Marianne Roland Michel 243
Received Ideas on Pastoral / Simon Pugh 253
Paradox in the Garden: A Brief Account of Fabriques / Monique Mosser 263
Nature and the Idea of Gardening in Eighteenth-Century Spain / Carmen Anon Feliu 281
German Gardens in the Eighteenth Century: Classicism, Rococo and Neo-Classicism / Helmut Reinhardt 293
Urban Walks in France in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries / Daniel Rabreau 305
Park of Wilhelmshohe: From the Baroque Delineatio Montis to the Heroic Landscape / Hans-Christoph Dittschheid 317
Italian Origins of Rousham / Elisabetta Cereghini 320
Sublime as Paradigm: Hafod and Hawkstone / Malcolm Andren's 323
Gardens of the Palazzo Reale at Caserta / Cesare De Seta 327
Tiled Gardens of Southern Portugal / Anne de Stoop 330
Imperial Gardens of Russia / Peter Hayden 333
'Ideas' of Rene de Girardin at Ermenonville / Autoinette Le Norman Romain 337
Gardens of Hubert Robert / Jean de Cayeux 340
Character of the Tree: From Alexander Cozens to Richard Payne Knight / Alessandra Ponte 344
Masonic Gardens in Sicily / Eliana Mauro, Ettore Sessa 348
Part 4 Eclectic Garden, and the TownU and City Park 351
Eclectic Garden and the Imitation of Nature / Georges Teyssot 359
Public Parks in Great Britain and the United States: From a 'Spirit of the Place' to a 'Spirit of Civilization' / Alessandra Ponte 373
Haussmann's Paris: A Green Metropolis? / Thomas von Joest 387
Beaux-Arts Garden / Ignasi de Sola Morales 399
Green Revolution: Leberecht Migge and the Reform of the Garden in Modernist Germany / Marco De Michelis 409
Park at Klein-Glienicke, Berlin / Klaus von Krosigk 421
English Cottage Garden / Gillian Darley 424
Glasshouses and Winter Gardens / Renzo Dubbini 427
A.J. Downing (1815-1852): Beyond the Treatise on Landscape Gardening / Judith K. Major 430
Viktoriapark in Berlin / Vroni Heinrich 435
Park Guell, Barcelona (1900-1914) / Ignasi de Sola Morales 438
Parc Leopold: The Home of Scientific Imagination / Annick Brauman 442
Henri and Achille Duchene and the Reinvention of Le Notre / Monique Mosser 446
Allotments and Schrebergarten in Germany / Birgit Wahmann 451
Jugendstil Garden in Germany and Austria / Birgit Wahmann 454
Gardens of the Cote d'Azur / Michel Racine 457
Art Deco Gardens in France / Catherine Royer 460
Heimatschutz Movement and the Monumentalization of the Landscape / Marco Pogacnik 463
Reform Park in the United States (1900-1930) / Galen Cranz 466
Part 5 Aspects of the Contemporary Garden: From the Leisure Park to Artistic Experimentation 469
Gardens and Photography / Tony Mott 471
Leisure Parks in Europe: Entertainment and Escapism / Isabelle Auricoste 483
Garden and the Visual Arts in the Contemporary Period: Arcadians, Postclassicists and Land Artists / Stephen Bann 495
Bos Park, Amsterdam, and Urban Development in Holland / Sergio Polano 507
Recreation Facilities in the United States (1930-1940) / Catherine Howett 510
Greenbelt, Maryland / Christian Zapatka 513
Gardens of Geoffrey Jellicoe at Sutton Place, Surrey / George Plumptre 516
Pictorial Technique of 'Ecological Painting': The Gardens of Roberto Burle Marx / Fernando Aliata 519
Gardens of Ian Hamilton Finlay / Stephen Bann 522
Impossible Quest for the Past: Thoughts on the Restoration of Gardens / Monique Mosser 525
ICOMOS: Florence Charter 530.
"Previsously published in the USA under the title The Architecture of Western Gardens"--Title page verso.
Includes bibliographical references.
Mosser, Monique.
Teyssot, Georges, 1946-
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