Quotes About Landscape Architecture

  1. “The good building is not one that hurts the landscape, but one which makes the landscape more beautiful than it was before the building was built.” – Frank Lloyd Wright
  2. “What we can do as landscape architects is look at how we can use materials to the best advantage. And our resources like water. Water is so precious that we can’t waste it. We have to use it in small amounts. And we have to use it effectively. – Pamela Palmer
  3. “Any work of architecture which does not express serenity is a mistake.” – Luis Barragan
  4. “I think one of the primary goals of feminist landscape architecture would be to work toward a public landscape in which we can roam the streets at midnights, in which every square is available for Virginia Woolf to make up her novels.” – Rebecca Solnit
  5. “Landscape architecture…shares an interest in aesthetics, pleasure, and amenity with gardening, which links it, not only to the earliest settlements and cultivations, but also to ancient dreams of paradise.” – Landscape Architecture: A Very Short Architecture
  6. “I don’t divide architecture, landscape and gardening. To me they are one.” – Luis Barragan
  7. “The enjoyment of scenery employs the mind without fatigue and yet exercises it; tranquilizes it and yet enlivens it.” – Frederick Law Olmsted
  8. “Every plant has its fitness and must be placed in its proper surroundings so as to bring out its full beauty. Therein lies the art of landscaping.” – Jens Jensen

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About Robert Caston

Robert Caston
Robert Caston oversees Content Marketing for The Park Catalog. Robert earned a degree in journalism and worked as a reporter for several newspapers. He is a connoisseur of fresh air and loves photographing nature whether he’s hanging out in a national park or a park down the street. With a passion for the outdoors, he is a strong advocate of green spaces and getting people out of the house. His favorite parks are the spectacular Grand Teton National Park in northwest Wyoming and the incredible Twin Rivers Park in Stuart, Fla.

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