Revelatory Landscapes

deer moat


Contemporary LA 2008 publisher Ralf Daab

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The contrast between dark and light shows depth and mystery and once
you pass through a whole new world will be revealed on the other side.

xurret system


Xurret System, Barcelona Abalos and Herreros ( Urban Landscape Architecture 2006 by Loft Publicaions)

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Its maleable look gives off the sense of comfort and triggers the
desire to use this object to get that feeling of comfortability.

poets garden

Poets Garden ( Visionary Gardens Modern Landscapes by Ernst Cramer)

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The triangular mounds next to a defined edge marked with the pool
showcase a radical change from low to high ground mimicking nature
in its own way.

1 comment
  1. 3 – what is revealed should be something about that place. A reversal of your statement would help: moving from outside to inside reveals the contrast between dark and light evoking depth and mystery.
    3 – you’re focusing on the object instead of what it’s doing to the site.
    5 – this is better because you’re now saying something about the landscape; “mimicking nature in its own way” – unclear what that means.

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