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A Quest for Life: An Autobiography

Biography / Memoir

Series: Wiley Series in Sustainable Design

By: Ian L McHarg

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | May 1996 | #54016 | ISBN: 0471086282
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About this book

Ian McHarg, born in Scotland in 1920, is arguably the best-known and most influential landscape architect of this century. He is known as the father of ecological planning, and a designer of landmark projects in environmental planning, (e.g. the Woodlands in Texas and Amelia Island, Florida).


Contents

Growing Up in Scotland.; Soldier, 1939--1946.; Harvard, 1946--1950.; Scotland, 1950--1954.; University of Pennsylvania, 1954--1964.; Design with Nature, 1964--1970.; The Environmental Decade.; A New Life.; Retrospect and Prospect.; A Poem to the World's Children.; Chronology.; List of Awards.; Bibliography and Inventory of Projects.; Index.

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