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dc.contributor.author Bowring, Jacqueline en
dc.date.accessioned 2008-11-17T21:39:45Z
dc.date.issued 1995 en
dc.identifier.citation Bowring, J. (1995). Pidgin picturesque. Landscape Review, 2, 56-64. en
dc.identifier.issn 1173-3853 en
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10182/639
dc.description.abstract The picturesque has been compared to a language. This paper extends the metaphor to pidgins and creoles to make observations about the intermixing of design languages, namely between the conventions of the picturesque and the indigenous environment of New Zealand. Within the context of landscape architecture, pidgin variations are evident in relation to architecture, topography and plants. The native New Zealand environment, with its unique evergreen flora, colonial adaptations of architecture, and challenging topography, has placed new demands on the picturesque. The campus of Lincoln University demonstrates some of the potential of the pidgin picturesque, and some of the tensions that persist within it. The future of New Zealand landscape design identity lies in the ability to understand both imported and indigenous languages. Only then can a unique language develop, which moves beyond the transitory stage of a pidgin into the 'mother tongue' of a creole. en
dc.format.extent 56-64 en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Lincoln University. Department of Landscape Architecture en
dc.relation The original publication is available from - Lincoln University. Department of Landscape Architecture en
dc.subject landscape architecture en
dc.subject picturesque en
dc.subject design en
dc.subject Lincoln University campus en
dc.subject New Zealand landscape en
dc.title Pidgin picturesque en
dc.type Journal Article
dc.subject.marsden Fields of Research::310000 Architecture, Urban Environment and Building::310100 Architecture and Urban Environment::310102 Heritage and conservation en
lu.contributor.unit Lincoln University en
lu.contributor.unit Faculty of Environment, Society and Design en
lu.contributor.unit School of Landscape Architecture en
dc.subject.anzsrc 1201 Architecture en
dc.relation.isPartOf Landscape Review en
pubs.organisational-group /LU
pubs.organisational-group /LU/Faculty of Environment, Society and Design
pubs.organisational-group /LU/Faculty of Environment, Society and Design/SOLA
pubs.publication-status Published en
pubs.volume 2 en


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