Gardens and Landscapes in Historic Building Conservation

Marion Harney (Editor)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Abstract

A new, unique, comprehensive guide for all garden and designed landscape enthusiasts and for anyone with an interest in our past to familiarise themselves with what the conservation of historic gardens and designed landscapes encompasses, and why we should all care what happens to them.
This will be an essential guide for everyone with an interest in the conservation of historic gardens and designed landscapes worldwide. For the professional or amateur, this latest assessment of the origins, scope and impact of gardens and designed landscapes is vital reading. Covering history and theory, survey and assessment, conservation and management and the legislative framework the book considers all aspects of garden and landscape conservation and related issues. It explores the challenge of conserving these important sites and surviving physical remains and a conservation movement which must protect and interpret those remains.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationChichester, U. K.
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Number of pages480
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-118-50813-8
ISBN (Print)978-1-118-50814-5
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2014

Keywords

  • Conservation, Gardens, Landscapes

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