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Jane Hutton - Reciprocal Landscapes - 9781138830684 - V9781138830684
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Reciprocal Landscapes

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Description for Reciprocal Landscapes Paperback. BIC Classification: 1K; AMC; AMV; TNK. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. .
How are the far-away, invisible landscapes where materials come from related to the highly visible, urban landscapes where those same materials are installed? Reciprocal Landscapes: Stories of Material Movements traces five everyday landscape construction materials – fertilizer, stone, steel, trees, and wood – from seminal public landscapes in New York City, back to where they came from. Drawing from archival documents, photographs, and field trips, the author brings these two separate landscapes – the material’s source and the urban site where the material ended up – together, exploring themes of unequal ecological exchange, labor, and material flows. Each ... Read more

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Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
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About Jane Hutton
Jane Hutton is a landscape architect and teacher whose research looks at the expanded relations of material practice in design, examining linkages between the sources and construction sites of common building materials. Hutton is an Assistant Professor in the School of Architecture at the University of Waterloo.

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"Reciprocal Landscapes shows us what matters about landscape by revealing what matter is doing in it – where it came from, why it was taken, and how it was extracted, worked, fought over, and transported. Original in conception, rigorous in execution, Hutton’s book is nothing less than a brilliant synthesis of materialisms ‘historical’ and ‘new’; an incisive model for the ... Read more

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