Book Review: Design with Culture
FUTURE ANTERIOR volume III no.1
Columbia University GSAPP Historic Preservation Program (Summer 2006)
Design with Culture, a collection of essays edited by Charles Birnbaum and Mary Hughes, represents a cross-section of current thinking in landscape preservation. At the same time, it provides a retroactive history of the landscape preservation movement from 1890 to 1950, a period in which the American territory was facing heretofore unknown pressures relative to the modernization of the territory in the form of highway construction, mass car ownership, and large land use development patterns...