Historic Hispanic gardens of La Ciudad Colonial of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

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dc.contributor.advisor Cruz, German T. en_US
dc.contributor.author Velez-Romero, Vanessa en_US
dc.coverage.spatial nwdr--- en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:38:54Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:38:54Z
dc.date.created 2000 en_US
dc.date.issued 2000
dc.identifier LD2489.Z75 2000 .V45 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/186726
dc.description.abstract This creative project presents architectural and design principles of the landscape features define as Hispanic gardens, which were built by the Spanish conquistadors of the island of La Hispaniola since 1492 up to the seventeenth century in La Ciudad Colonial of Santo Domingo, today capital of the Dominican Republic. This study researches the urban and architectural characteristics of the Colonial City of Santo Domingo as well as the main elements that define the Spanish gardens and also some of the current strategies and techniques for garden restoration. Those aspects are a background and support to the identification of these Hispanic gardens and to the proposed guidelines for the rehabilitation of these historic areas. To fulfill a further purpose of promoting an integral restoration* of the Colonial City of Santo Domingo, the goals of the project relate to the areas of landscape and architecture, and to the social and educational contexts. Therefore, the recommended guidelines for the rehabilitation of the historic Hispanicgardens of La Ciudad Colonial of Santo Domingo are a preliminary step toward a different approach of the preservation of this cultural landscape.Integral restoration, to this project, it is understood as a plan of preservation, which valorizes all the aspects concerning to architecture, landscape, and the urban and social patterns related to La Ciudad Colonial of Santo Domingo.
dc.description.sponsorship Department of Landscape Architecture
dc.format.extent x, 238, [2], 4 leaves : col. ill., col. maps, plans (some col.) ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Garden structures -- Conservation and restoration -- Dominican Republic -- Santo Domingo. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Architecture, Spanish colonial -- Conservation and restoration -- Dominican Republic -- Santo Domingo. en_US
dc.subject.other Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) -- Buildings, structures, etc. en_US
dc.title Historic Hispanic gardens of La Ciudad Colonial of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic en_US
dc.title.alternative Title on approval sheet: General guidelines for the rehabilitation of the historic Hispanic gardens of La Ciudad Colonial of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.L.A.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1180789 en_US


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