[PDF/EPUB] When Modern Was Green ☆ David Haney

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When Modern Was Green

Today contemporary landscape design is increasingly drawing from ideas of sustainability and ecological stability Not in fact new the foundations of this approach stem from early twentieth century Germany where architects and planners were already beginning to use the design concepts which are now referred to as greenThis ecological school of thought was driven by modernist landscape architect Leberecht Migge 1881 1935 Working with significant modernist architects of the age including Martin.

CHARACTERS When Modern Was Green

Elsaesser Ernst May Bruno Taut and Martin Wagner Migge was responsible for some of the most important housing and planning projects of the age; the mass housing settlements or Grosssiedlungen of Frankfurt Main and BerlinUsing biotechnic principles to integrally link dwelling and garden Migge was able to recycle household waste to grow foodstuffs through the use of innovative infrastructure and open space planning Also a skilled park and garden designer he drew together green and architectur.


Al elements in his garden architectonic approachDavid H Haney's book is the first to fully document Leberecht Migge's life and work Using Migge as a starting point Haney addresses conceptual and theoretical aspects of German ecological design challenging conventional assumptions about modernism and ecological design history With 200 illustrations and photographs When Modern Was Green is ideal for students and academics interested in modernism landscape history and higher level German studies.

  • ebook
  • 356
  • When Modern Was Green
  • David Haney
  • en
  • 23 October 2017
  • 9781283520751