ABSTRACT Leberecht Migge’s “Green Manifesto,” published in. Germany in , represents one of the most overtly political tracts ever written by a landscape. One garden architect emerges as the most significant of the period, Leberecht Migge (–). Migge was a close colleague and collaborator of many. When Modern Was Green: Life and Work of Landscape Architect Leberecht Migge By David H. Haney. New York and London: Routledge. pages,

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Extensive use of glass—both as doors and windows—formed the Zwischenglieder interstices between outside and inside, providing a spiritual connection to the sun, while greenhouses provided winter protection by encircling the dwelling units.

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Leberecht Migge (1881-1935) an urban agriculture pioneer

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Today, contemporary landscape design is increasingly drawing from ideas of sustainability and ecological stability. He rejected the grandiose prototypes for war memorials in favor of designs in which every grave acted as an individual flower bed, the totality of the scheme forming a garden.

Although the technology of the period was often not sophisticated enough to effectively realize his ideas, many of his conceptual paradigms are of such a fundamental nature that they remain relevant to contemporary discussion.

When Modern Was Green: Leberecht Migge — had been left on the fringes of recent discussion about landscape architecture until David Haney decided to unravel the often-controversial thinking of this original and versatile man. During World War I and immediately thereafter, Migge designed sport park memorials, where the dead would be commemorated by youth participating in athletics.


A framework is proposed that situates the contemporary food complex as a multivalent phenomenon and describes its incorporation into the process and practice of landscape architecture through increased attention to landscape management and professional activities that involve mediation and advocacy in addition to design and planning.

The work of Leberecht Migge—an early 20th century German landscape architect who explicitly addressed the food complex—is presented and critically evaluated as a case study. Contact Contact Us Help. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. This ecological school of thought was driven by modernist landscape architect Leberecht Migge Read more Read less.

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He studied architectural history and theory in the Yale University graduate program in architecture, and received his PhD in architecture from the University keberecht Pennsylvania.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. He emphasized maximum efficiency in his garden system, stressing that there was a complete connectivity with the systems of dwelling and the organic system of the garden.

His grave is preserved on the Worpswede Cemetery.

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This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author’s life plus 70 years or migve. Using “biotechnic” principles to integrally link dwelling and garden, Migge was able to recycle household waste to grow foodstuffs through the use of innovative infrastructure and open space planning. The nationalistic rhetoric of Garden Culture of the Twentieth Century lebedecht it as a political tract of the late Kaiserreich, and its deep influence within the Siedlung communities of the Weimar era attests to its lasting cultural impact.


Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Please help us continue our work by giving a donation. Haney In Landscape Jrnl. Migge applied the principles of the garden and gardening to the whole country, proposing such forward-looking policies as regional and national resource management. ISBN hardcover, paperback Leberecht Migge — had been left on the fringes of recent discussion about landscape architecture until David Haney decided to unravel miggs often-controversial thinking of this original and versatile man.

This lebberecht was last edited on 18 Aprilat When Modern was Green: The results of this investigation have conclusively proven that although the subject of land leberechf garden in connection with modernism has been under-emphasized, especially in non-German historical narratives, these were central concerns of the period.

Park and City in Weimar Germany. Inwith architect Martin WagnerMigge founded the Stadtland-Kulturgesellschaft Gross-Hamburg und Gross-Berlin for the instigation of a new policy for settlement of the land. This work is the result of five years of research undertaken while living in Berlin. One of the Siedlungen that best expressed this system was Ziebigk in Dessau, designed with Leopold Fischer in and completed in The lebeercht research was migge based on the question of the role of garden and landscape in German modern lebefecht of the early twentieth-century.

The Modern Landscapes of Leberecht Migge. With illustrations and photographs, When Modern Was Green is ideal for students and academics interested in modernism, landscape history and higher level German studies. He was a central figure in four great movements: Re-envisioning the relationship between landscape architecture and the politicized food complex By Jennifer S.

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