Books That Inspire 2006


 
The Necessity for Ruins
John Brinckerhoff Jackson


The Necessity for Ruins by John Brinckerhoff Jackson taught me to see – really see – the entire man-made landscape. It taught me to understand that historic monuments represent covenants between generations. My reading of this book continues to influence how I see and how I think about landscape at the University of Oklahoma.
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Molly Shi Boren

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