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landscape architecture

Michael Allaby

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

Third edition

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199600571
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191759147
landscape architecture

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A branch of architectural studies that is particularly concerned with design in relation to the scenic environment, e.g. the use of appropriate tree species to blend with buildings or landscape morphology, the harmonious design of way-marking, shelters, etc. The term is often used to include the design of gardens, i.e. synonymously with landscape gardening....

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Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry

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