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Pat Brown

Patricia Brown works in landscape architecture research, education and practice, leading landscape research and education at Kingston University, UK and is director of Landscape and Landscape Interface Studio. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Flow : Interior, landscape and architecture in the era of liquid modernity

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book Chapter

...Continuum is the given fluid context of Flow within which interior and landscape practice performs. Continuum has both depth and breadth, across ranges of scales, within and beyond horizons; it embraces physical and material layers...

Curtaining the Curtain Wall: Traversing the Boundaries of the American Postwar Domestic Environment

Flow : Interior, landscape and architecture in the era of liquid modernity

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book Chapter

...Punctuated with ever-larger glass windows and walls, the architectural boundaries of the American postwar domestic environment embodied and enabled new concepts of modern living, lessening the visual and physical barriers between inside...

Transitional Spaces in Late-Nineteenth-Century Domestic Architecture in Mérida, Yucatán

Flow : Interior, landscape and architecture in the era of liquid modernity

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book Chapter

...Introduction During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Mexican domestic architecture underwent a great transformation. The colonial courtyard house, in which daily activities were...

Ornamental Transparency in the Modern Kitchen

Flow : Interior, landscape and architecture in the era of liquid modernity

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book Chapter

...The See-Through House The visual trope of transparency evident in Julius Shulman’s 1954 photograph of the Hutson House kitchen, designed by Los Angeles–based Burton Schutt, is by now so familiar...

Continuities and Discontinuities: The House and Garden as Rational and Psychical Space in Vienna’s Early Modernism

Flow : Interior, landscape and architecture in the era of liquid modernity

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book Chapter

...“Natural beauty,” Theodor Adorno states in Aesthetic Theory, is “suspended history, a moment of becoming at a stand-still. Artworks that resonate with this moment of suspension are those that are justly said to have a feeling for nature.”...

Rethinking Flow and the Relationship between Indoors and Out: California, c. 1945–c. 1965

Flow : Interior, landscape and architecture in the era of liquid modernity

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book Chapter

...“We believe in California … homes complete with patio, pool and poodle … indoor-outdoor living.” (Californian 1947) Introduction This chapter challenges a postwar Modernist mantra, namely, the seamless...