11 Gardens of the Country Place Era - Notes

11 Gardens of the Country Place Era - Notes - 11 Gardens of...

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11 Gardens of the Country Place Era 1 Gardens of the Country Place Era Term coined by Norman Newton, author of Design on the Land Rise of a new wealthy class (including the Gilded Age) led to large residential properties on large tracts of land (hence “Country Place”) The predominant design influence was formal European style gardens that accompanied Beaux Arts architecture create to a sense of tradition, age, and affluence Japanese gardens, and elements of the English Landscape garden (beautiful/picturesque) It’s estimated that 90% of the work done by landscape architects during the period between 1900 and 1930 was residential The Country Place Era 1880s – 1930s Charles A Platt 1861 1933 American painter – studied/traveled in Europe Strongly influenced by Italian villas from the 16 th th centuries (largely forgotten) – published Italian Gardens , 1894 Used Italian design principles in his own property – architectonic/ rectilinear forms relating to the architecture, axis and sight lines, bilateral symmetry, strong spatial organization,
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2011 for the course LARC 4133 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Arkansas.

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