3.2 LARCH 060 - LARCH 060 Tuesday, March 2nd, 1999...

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LARCH 060 Tuesday, March 2nd, 1999 Announcements: none Lecture notes: ENGLISH LANDSCAPE SCHOOL IN THE EARLY US. (C. 1800): Land/environment: All of American Landscape Bountiful/ seemingly boundless Desire to preserve and conquer Socio-cultural milieu: Independent- but still tied with England Classical influence in arts and learning Yeoman Farmer --educated farmer, Jefferson though they were able to be closer to god through farming Design Expression: Classical Architecture Dependencies--hid working parts of estate and villages ELS elements---serpentine roads, paths: tree clusters, large lawns, views were important
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Monticello : Italian meaning :"small mountain", hillside location, ongoing project, concept of planned villas. Villas suggest a head (mind) with appendages, related to a human body. Example of the utilization of ELS in the US. Thomas Jefferson : took ideas from other time periods, thought about new expression for American design. He wanted to incorporate boundless
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2008 for the course L ARCH 060 taught by Professor Rusnak during the Spring '99 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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