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Applying the Ideas, Principles, and Theories of Past Landscape Architects to Modern Day Environmental Concerns

Throughout history, landscape architecture developed from garden art, and many different factors contributed to the development of this tendency. Even though landscape architecture is typically involved in the planning and design of land and water, it also contributes to the development of a safe, resilient, and sustainable view, which in turn encourages healthy living and responsible stewardship of the environment. At this time, the excessive use of land for settlement in the wake of urbanisation has resulted in the fragmentation of habitats, the loss of agricultural land, a lack of ancient ties, and the destruction of cultural landscapes. It would be to everyone's benefit to go back in time and explore the innovative approaches that landscape architects of the past were able to take in order to find answers to the pressing problems that are prevalent at the time. As a consequence of this, the research looks into well-known landscape architects from across history and the ways in which their designs have had an enduring effect. The findings of this study, which combine theoretical and analytical approaches, suggest that the restoration of landscapes may be viewed both as a means and a goal in addressing contemporary environmental concerns.

Landscape Architecture, Landscape Architects, Outer Spaces, Principles, Transformation

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Ale Taiwo Ayomide, Ayeni Dorcas Aina. (2023). Applying the Ideas, Principles, and Theories of Past Landscape Architects to Modern Day Environmental Concerns. International Journal of Architecture, Arts and Applications, 9(2), 37-51.

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Ale Taiwo Ayomide; Ayeni Dorcas Aina. Applying the Ideas, Principles, and Theories of Past Landscape Architects to Modern Day Environmental Concerns. Int. J. Archit. Arts Appl. 2023, 9(2), 37-51. doi: 10.11648/j.ijaaa.20230902.11

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Ale Taiwo Ayomide, Ayeni Dorcas Aina. Applying the Ideas, Principles, and Theories of Past Landscape Architects to Modern Day Environmental Concerns. Int J Archit Arts Appl. 2023;9(2):37-51. doi: 10.11648/j.ijaaa.20230902.11

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