classic italian gardens: inspirations of contemporary high-rise green buildings released by yibo xu
Author’s organization: Stefano Boeri Architetti China
Author: Yibo Xu, Partner and Director of Stefano Boeri Architetti China, PhD from Politecnico di Milano
Date of publication: 2018-05-15
Dr. Yibo Xu has released a thesis about green building and classic Italian garden on the International magazine Time+Architecture.
As a critical portion of world gardens, classic Italian gardens, especially ancient Roman and Renaissance gardens, have significantly influenced the European gardens. Additionally, the design elements and gardening logics in classic Italian gardens recur in contemporary high-rise green buildings. Therefore, interpreting the selected gardens at different stages of Italian history, tracing their design elements and gardening logics can be helpful to explore the design trends of contemporary high-rise green buildings.
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