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James Rose (1913-1991)

By susan cohan

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ames Rose was a mid-century landscape architect who, along with his contemporaries Garrett Eckbo and Dan Kiley, was a pioneer of modernism in landscape design. In 1937 he was expelled from Harvard for refusing to replicate what he considered to be antiquated Beaux Arts ideals in his design work. This rebellion—along with time spent in Japan—ultimately led to a series of dePhotographs courtesy James Rose Center for Landscape Architecture and Design

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Leaf Magazine - Spring 2012