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PennDesign Hosts Book Launch Party For "Foreign Trends in American Gardens"

Raffaella Fabiani Giannetto, a landscape architecture professor at PennDesign, moderates a discussion with Laurie Olin, a landscape architecture professor, Rebecca Bushnell, an overseer for the School of Arts and Sciences Board of Overseers and David Brownlee, an art professor on themes from the book "Foreign Trends in American Gardens." 

The book addresses the influence of foreign, designed landscapes on the development of their American counterparts. It includes essays from an array of significant scholars in landscape studies and examines topics ranging from the importation of western and eastern styles of design and theoretical literature to the adaptation of specific plant types.

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