Preface One. A Reception History of Landscape Architecture Two. The Garden as Virtual Reality Three. Experiencing Gardens and Landscape in the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili Four. Triggers and Prompts in Landscape Architecture Visitation Five. Verbal versus Visual Responses in Garden Visitation Six. The Role of Movement in Garden Reception Seven. Moving Along in the Automobile Eight. The Afterlife of Gardens and the Implied Visitor References Acknowledgments Index
John Dixon Hunt is Professor of the History and Theory of Landscape in the Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Design. He is the author of many books, including Greater Perfections: The Practice of Garden Theory and Garden and Grove: The Italian Renaissance Garden in the English Imagination, 1600-1750, both available from the University of Pennsylvania Press.