Andrew Jackson Downing (1815-1852), a much-sought-after designer, influential writer, and editor of The Horticulturist, was an internationally known shaper of opinion. Robert Twombly has selected thirty-three essays on Architecture and Building, Landscape Gardening, Parks and Other Public Places, Village Beautification, Horticulture, and Agricultural Education, and provides an introduction to Downing's life and work and suggestions for further reading.
|Publication date:||18th June 2012|
|Author:||Andrew Jackson Downing|
|Publisher:||WW Norton & Co|
|Categories:||Landscape art & architecture,|
Robert Twombly teaches at the Spitzer School of Architecture, The City College, New York City. He lives in West Nyack, New York.More About Andrew Jackson Downing