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The Dutch tradition of modernist landscape architecture and the legacy of Hans Warnau (1922–1995)

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The use of the term ‘modernism’ is bound to provoke different responses within the field of landscape architecture: despised by some for its seemingly anti-historical or anti-ecological tendencies and deeply reverenced by others as a definite breakthrough in the profession against a crippling form of nostalgia hindering the progress of the discipline. Modernism is obviously not an easy thing to talk about dispassionately: its consequences for design are quite impressive if not intimidating. Yet these kinds of clichés also preclude a richer and more subtle understanding of how modernism was manifested in the landscape medium. This article seeks to uncover a more sophisticated understanding of modernism through the example of the Dutch modernist landscape architect Hans Warnau (1922–1995).
Originele taalEngels
TijdschriftStudies in the History of Gardens & Designed Landscapes
Pagina's (van-tot)57-72
Aantal pagina's15
StatusGepubliceerd - 2018

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