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The Landscape Views series was established to highlight important issues of landscape architecture. Like our ever-popular Pamphlet Architecture series, Landscape Views packs a large amount of critical research into a small volume.
Daniel Urban Kiley is generally considered to be America's foremost postwar landscape architect. Yet the work from the first two decades of his career is little known, despite both its inherent interest and its importance as a testing ground for his well-known later work.
This book focuses on Kiley's most provocative projects from 1940 to 1960. Contributors present analytical investigations of Kiley's rarely studied early housing projects and garden prototypes, his garden plans for the Hollin Hills subdivision in Washington, and, in new ways, his best-known work, the "Irwin Miller Garden.