GREEN ARCHITECTURE AND THE AGRARIAN GADEN by Barbara Stauffacher Solomon
Rizzoli, 1988 First edition, 137 pp., 8 1/4" X 11 1/2" Hardback
In Green Architecture and the Agrarian Garden, Solomon discusses the union of space and elements where architecture and landscape meet. She examines this juncture by dividing it into three categories of garden -formal, picturesque and agrarian and then alalyses these in relation to their buildings.
Reaching as far back as the sixteenth century, the author takes us through the masterful formal gardens of Italy and France and the renowned picturesque gardens of England. She also includes the highly specialized as a vineyard and a flower seed garden in Californiaand concludes with an examination of the plan of the city of San Francisco.