Wilderness by Design: Landscape Architecture and the National Park Service
Brand: University of Nebraska Press

Wilderness by Design: Landscape Architecture and the National Park Service

  • Publish Date: 1998-03-01
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Ethan Carr

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Tracing the history of landscape park design from British gardens up through the city park designs of Frederick Law Olmsted, Ethan Carr places national park landscape architecture within a larger historical context. Despite the difficulties now confronting the parks, their continued ability to attract millions of visitors suggests that their creators succeeded in presenting a captivating vision of a once-wild America.

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