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Lionello Puppi
 
Puppi, Lionello
Puppi, Lionello
United States of America
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Description: The Architecture of Western Gardens: A Design History from the Renaissance to the...
Reduced to the abstract lines of its geometric plan, the garden of the Villa Barbarigo seems surprisingly simple in concept. It consists of two great intersecting axes, the longitudinal axis – the more dominant of the two – running north-south and rising almost imperceptibly from the main entrance gate to a wide flight of steps. It is then carried up to a terrace running the length of...
PublisherMIT Press
Description: The Architecture of Western Gardens: A Design History from the Renaissance to the...
In the most alarming and disturbing of his Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque, Edgar Allan Poe, speculating about the ‘land of Arnheim’, expresses surprise that ‘no-one had ever described the landscape gardener as a poet although the creation of a landscape garden offers to the Muses the perfect opportunity for inspiration’. These words are spoken by Ellison, the...
PublisherMIT Press