Prompted by the recent discovery of a 3-metre tall Gothic drawing of a soaring tower that was never built, this book offers a rare insight into the processes of designing and building a major Gothic project. Who drew this, and when? This book explores these questions, and uncovers the dramatic circumstances in which the drawing was created.
Stowe isn't a garden of flowers or shrubs; it's a garden of ideas. This important new collection of essays and artwork brings together ideas from some of the leading thinkers on landscape design, exploring the gardens at Stowe as a site of conflict between order and disorder.