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Women in architecture

1. Cheryl Barton - blends history and modern
2. Andrea Cochran - art on grand scale
3. Isabelle Greene - natural ecosystems
4. Mia Lehrer - relationship between house & garden
5. Lauren Mclendrez - walkable space
6. Pamela Palmer - water and light
7. Katherine Spitz - structurally complex

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Andrew jackson was the first american writer on Landscape arch

Andrew jackson was the first american writer on Landscape arch

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Garden Cemetery

Clumps of ornamental plantings.

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Landscape lawn cemetery

Picturesque

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Greensward plan

Central park plan by Olmsted and Vaux

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First park act

Allowed public land to be designed as a park.

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Gardenesque style

Beds walled off in the garden for specific types of plants. "comma style"

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Carpet bedding

Low to ground and densely planted.

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Arboretum

Botanical garden of only trees. Lots of types of trees. UNLV.

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Herbaceous borders

Border with plants all merging together. Compliment each other. More natural than gardenesque.

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Arts & crafts movement (William Morris)

Artists/writers/philosophers acting out against industrial rev. Used natural materials.

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Hints on Landscape Gardening

1. Unity
2. Inwardness
3. Outwardness
4. simplicity
5. Man as nature
6. House-garden unified
7. Ecology for humans
8. Variety
9. Educational values

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Country Place Era

American Style
1. Attention to detail
2. Use of high-quality material
3. Carefully structured spaces
4. Clear relationship between plant materials and hardscapes.
5. Connection between house and garden
6. Balance of formal and natural areas

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3 steps of wild garden (William Morris)

1. Evaluating existing conditions
2. eliminate unwanted plants
3. Introduce new plants and put in irrigation

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City Beautiful movement (Charles Mulford Robinson)

First time in history with a comprehensive plan.

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Civic center

Town square, plaza. center of a city, surrounded by gov buildings. public gathering space.

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Loggia

Columns that open on one or more sides. Can be stand alone.

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Art Deco

Sharp, angular, zig-zag forms.

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National park service's mission 66 program

Improve parks to be able to handle a larger number of people. Used modernism, which many hated. They wanted traditional rustic style.

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Earth works/ land art

Available because of earthmoving equipment. They were usually in remote areas.

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Surrealistic

Dreamlike

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Clean air act of 1970

Regulations on emission release

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Clean water act of 1972

Protects rivers and lakes. Because of the Cuyahoga river problem.

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National environmental protection act of 1970

1970

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California costal commission 1972

1972

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Phytoremediation

Use plants to clean a site.

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Landforming

Shaping land as art or something usable.

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Federal housing athority

Help people achieve the dream of owning a home.

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Veterans administration

Loan people money for the houses at low interest rates.

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Preservation

Do everything possible to keep as it was originally designed.