America's Frozen Neighborhoods The Abuse of Zoning
ISBN: HB: 9780300249880, Yale University Press, January 2023
320 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 9 black&white illus.
This book examines local zoning policies and suggests reforms that states and the federal government might adopt to counter the negative effects of exclusionary zoning. In this book, Robert Ellickson asserts that local zoning policies are the most c...
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English Garden Eccentrics Three Hundred Years of Extraordinary Groves, Burrowings, Mountains and Menageries
ISBN: HB: 9781913107260, Yale University Press, April 2022
400 pp., 24.1x16.5 cm, 198 colour and black&white illus.
A highly original study of eccentric English garden-makers and their extraordinary gardens. In his new book, "English Garden Eccentrics", renowned landscape architect and historian Todd Longstaffe-Gowan reveals a series of obscure and eccentric Engl...
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Hector Zamora: Lattice Detour The Roof Garden Commission
ISBN: PB: 9781588396891, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, January 2021
64 pp., 18.4x11 cm, 50 colour illus.
Mexican artist Hector Zamora (b. 1974) engages with public spaces and the manmade environment, using his work to draw attention to architecture's connections to community and social structure. This compact volume presents images and analyses of Zamor...
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Garden at Monceau
ISBN: HB: 9780300254686, Yale University Press, November 2020
196 pp., 30.5x22.9 cm, 62 colour illus., 18 duotone illus.
Originally published in 1779, "Garden at Monceau" is a richly illustrated presentation of the garden Louis Carrogis, known as Carmontelle, designed on the eve of the French Revolution for Louis-Philippe-Joseph d'Orleans, duc de Chartres. With its arr...
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Alicja Kwade: ParaPivot The Roof Garden Commission
ISBN: PB: 9781588396679, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, June 2019
64 pp., 18.4x11 cm, 58 colour illus.
Contemporary artist Alicja Kwade (b. 1979) has received international acclaim for her minimalist, large-scale sculptures and installations intended to parse, but not resolve, various scientific and metaphysical conundrums. Kwade's site-specific insta...
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Huma Bhabha: We Come in Peace The Roof Garden Commission
ISBN: PB: 9781588396464, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 2018
64 pp., 18.4x11 cm, 40 colour illus.
Often described as "post apocalyptic", the work of Pakistani sculptor Huma Bhabha (b. 1962) responds to the violence and turmoil in the world around her through depictions of anthropomorphic figures that often appear to be dismembered, melted, or dis...
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Gardens and Gardening in Early Modern England and Wales
ISBN: HB: 9780300232080, Yale University Press, June 2018
412 pp., 25.4x19 cm, 177 colour and black&white illus.
The extravagant gardens of the 16th- and 17th-century British aristocracy are well-documented and celebrated, but the more modest gardens of the rural county gentry have rarely been examined. Jill Francis presents new, never-before published material...
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Nature by Design The Practice of Biophilic Design
ISBN: HB: 9780300214536, Yale University Press, April 2018
224 pp., 19x25.4 cm, 100 colour illus., 5 black&white illus.
Biophilia is the theory that people possess an inherent affinity for nature, which developed during the long course of human evolution. In recent years, studies have revealed that this inclination continues to be a vital component to human health and...
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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum A Guide
ISBN: PB: 9780300226478, Yale University Press, March 2018
216 pp., 24.1x15.2 cm, 130 colour illus., 10 black&white illus.
This updated guide to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum charts new pathways through the beloved institution's superb collection. Gardner, a trail-blazing American who was among the most prominent patrons of her day, built a Venetian-inspired palazz...
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Gardens of Court and Country English Design 1630-1730
ISBN: HB: 9780300222012, Yale University Press, April 2017
416 pp., 28.6x24.1 cm, 150 colour illus., 150 black&white illus.
"Gardens of Court and Country" provides the first comprehensive overview of the development of the English formal garden from 1630 to 1730. Often overshadowed by the English landscape garden that became fashionable later in the 18th century, English...
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