Livre : Public Square Landscapes
Il n’y a pas âme qui vive sur cette photo …mais bon peut-être à voir !
Arthur Gao. Public Square Landscapes. Design Media Publishing. 2012. 285 p. ISBN : 978-9881506979. 24 euros
A public square offers a peaceful sanctuary from hectic city life and an attractive destination for people to meet and stay. It is an embodiment of the unique characteristics of local architecture and culture, as well as people’s attitude of returning to nature. The book selects the latest projects of public square landscapes around the world, including memorial squares, transportation squares, educational squares, healthcare squares, commercial squares, corporate squares, distribution squares and recreational squares.
It devotes to fully reveal the design philosophy of public squares under different cultural backgrounds in different areas. The book would be a valuable resource and reference for landscape designers, architects and relevant practitioners alike.