Andrew Jackson Downing


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Noun1.Andrew Jackson Downing - United States landscape architect who designed the grounds of the White House and the Capitol Building (1815-1852)Andrew Jackson Downing - United States landscape architect who designed the grounds of the White House and the Capitol Building (1815-1852)
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Later it was the stamping ground of the 19th century's version of today's "starchitects,'' including Andrew Jackson Downing and his disciples, like Calvert Vaux and Frederick Clarke Withers.
Andrew Jackson Downing: Essential Texts compiles an anthology of Downing's writings and comes from the founder of landscape architecture in the U.S.
Andrew Jackson Downing, a pioneering figure of 19th-century US landscape architecture, was the founding editor of The Horticulturalist and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Trade.
Ford's portrayal of Grace's home reflects the Victorian architectural sentiments of Andrew Jackson Downing (1815-1852) who believed that refined homes would cultivate "social and moral development." Richard L.
The design maintains the safety of pedestrians in the modern-day District of Columbia, while incorporating elements of Pierre-Charles L'Enfant's original, European-influenced plans for the city, the natural beauty of Andrew Jackson Downing's Lafayette Park, and the landscaping on the White House grounds.
The original urban plan of Pierre Charles L'Enfant in 1791-2, the landscape plan of Andrew Jackson Downing in 1851 and the McMillan plan of 1901-2 are important milestones in the history of urban planning in the United States.
The Smithsonian Building Committee envisioned "an extended park," which "by its picturesque style of architecture will form a prominent and most attractive feature." No less than President Fillmore himself formally invited the leading landscape architect of the day, Andrew Jackson Downing, to design the plan.
Through our historic research, we confirmed that it was visited by two of the great founding fathers and theoreticians of landscape architecture, Frederick Law Olmsted and Andrew Jackson Downing. The plan is driven by a contemporary reading and development of Loudon's theory and vision.