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Between implantation and acclimatization: the cultivation of public gardens in Brazil in the 19th and 20th centuries

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Aline de Figueirôa Silva
Total Authors: 1
Document type: Doctoral Thesis
Press: São Paulo.
Institution: Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Faculdade de Arquitetura e Urbanismo
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Examining board members:
Hugo Massaki Segawa; Vladimir Bartalini; Paulo César Garcez Marins; Eneida Maria Souza Mendonça; Heliana Angotti Salgueiro
Advisor: Hugo Massaki Segawa

This thesis examines the process of implantation of public gardens in Brazil between the The nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, seeking to identify solutions for acclimatization of Foreign landscape to the cultural, social and geographical context of the country. Work takes Study of the gardens of the cities of Recife, Fortaleza and João Pessoa, and analyzes the From four variables - their names, uses, natural elements and equipment - Privileging documentary sources, reports of chroniclers and memorialists and survey in loco, In dialogue with the historiography of landscaping. Thus, the thesis evidences that the cultivation of Public gardens in Brazil reflected different rhythms and modes of interpretation of concepts and Formal elements of foreign gardens in the face of local circumstances such as pre-existing Architectural and urban planning; Natural, material and technological resources; Uses; aspects Climatic and terminological. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 12/04005-4 - Public Gardens in the History of Landscape Design of Northeastern Brazil (1889-1930)
Grantee:Aline de Figueirôa Silva
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate