Leberecht Migge: the original landscape designs

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Gardens for everyman! was the central credo of Leberecht Migge (1881-1935), one of the most influential landscape architects of the twentieth century. His estate was thought to be lost until the discovery of more than 300 original plans and drawings in the Archives of Swiss Landscape Architecture. This book presents numerous projects, many previously unknown, ranging from large-scale plans for housing settlements to detailed designs for luxurious private gardens. Introductions to the historical period and to Migge’s ideas put the plans in context. Indices of persons, places and plant names complement the text and illustrations. Two plans, reprinted at original size, accompany this volume.
ISBN 9783035613599. Birkhauser Verlag.
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Gardens for everyman! was the central credo of Leberecht Migge (1881-1935), one of the most influential landscape architects of the twentieth century. His estate was thought to be lost until the discovery of more than 300 original plans and drawings in the Archives of Swiss Landscape Architecture. This book presents numerous projects, many previously unknown, ranging from large-scale plans for housing settlements to detailed designs for luxurious private gardens. Introductions to the historical period and to Migge’s ideas put the plans in context. Indices of persons, places and plant names complement the text and illustrations. Two plans, reprinted at original size, accompany this volume.
  • Author
    Hansjorg Gadient, Simon Orga, Sophie von Schwerin
  • Publisher
    Birkhauser Verlag
  • Release
    December 2018
  • Binding
    hb
  • Format
    288 pages. 370 colour. 29 x 29 cm
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