The Afterlife of Gardens

Little attention is paid in design schools to what happens to a garden after its initial design and installation. What do its eventual uses become, and how does the design change over time? It is with these questions that The Afterlife of Gardens is concerned.

The Afterlife of Gardens

John Dixon Hunt

2004 | 256 pages | Cloth $55.00
Architecture | History
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Table of Contents

Preface

One. A Reception History of Landscape Architecture
Two. The Garden as Virtual Reality
Three. Experiencing Gardens and Landscape in the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili
Four. Triggers and Prompts in Landscape Architecture Visitation
Five. Verbal versus Visual Responses in Garden Visitation
Six. The Role of Movement in Garden Reception
Seven. Moving Along in the Automobile
Eight. The Afterlife of Gardens and the Implied Visitor

References
Acknowledgments
Index