rss_2.0Gardens and Landscapes of Portugal FeedSciendo RSS Feed for Gardens and Landscapes of Portugal and Landscapes of Portugal 's Cover‘Where have all the flowers grown’: the relationship between a plant and its place in sixteenth-century botanical treatises dwelling thinking. Natural history and philosophy in sixteenth-century European dried gardens patterns and exotic plants in nineteenth-century Bucharest public gardens and Gardening in Early Modern England and Wales“The Early Modern Study of Plants, an Essential Part of Natural Philosophy‚Manipulation Flora: Seventeenth-Century Botanical Practices and Natural Philosophy” Improving Natural Knowledge: The Multiple Uses and Meanings of Plants for European Gardens Fourfold Water Garden, a Renaissance Invention Reviews Management, Purification and Testing Techniques in Indo-Pak Landscapes in the Early Modern Period garden in the modern hospital architecture of the ‘Carioca School’ in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil<p>The purpose of this article is to explore the role of gardens in the architecture of hospitals of the so-called “carioca school” of architecture, between the years of 1930 and 1960. In other words, to analyze gardens in the works of carioca architects who surrounded the architect Lucio Costa, or whose projects were influenced by the conceptions of this first generation of modern architects, who first graduated architecture school at the National College of Fine Arts and then, after 1945, at the National College of Architecture, in Rio de Janeiro.</p>ARTICLE2019-07-30T00:00:00.000+00:00 White Architecture: Therapeutic gardens for patients with tuberculosis in the sanatoria of the Greater Lisbon area (1870-1970)<p>This article discusses the concept of therapeutic garden— its definition and importance, — in the context of the specific architecture of sanatoria for the treatment of tuberculosis, in particular the case of Lisbon’s sanatoria from 1870 to 1970.</p>ARTICLE2019-07-30T00:00:00.000+00:00Notes on the therapeutic values of historic gardens in neoclassical hospitals in Rio de Janeiro (1830-1900)<p>The immediate surroundings of hospitals assume great relevance in treatment therapies, whether the basis of isolation, fresh air and the use of exposure to the sun. It is thus known that the emergence of a new health program in neoclassical hospitals built in the city of Rio de Janeiro was directly associated with urban and sanitary improvements. The article explores the context of the creation and the role played by gardens in the architectural production of hospitals in the imperial period in Brazil during the nineteenth century, as well as in exposing the health policy of the city.</p>ARTICLE2019-07-30T00:00:00.000+00:00The Ailing Gardens in India<p>Gardens are generally associated with places that are aesthetically pleasing and perceived as promoters of social engagement within the community. Furthermore, gardens are believed to improve both the individuals’ physical and psychological state of mind. However, and contrary to the previous statements, gardens may also sometimes turn into a site of agony. One such example has been explored in this article- the tea gardens of India during the nineteenth century, where their inhabitants faced a cholera pandemic. The gardens infected with cholera led to a high mortality rate in the region. This article discusses the causes that led to the cholera outbreak in India and how it spread throughout the region, causing tea gardens to turn into ailing gardens. Moreover, emphasis has also been laid on the role of tea gardens as laboratories where vaccine administration against cholera was performed.</p>ARTICLE2019-07-30T00:00:00.000+00:00Grădinile Castelului Pele. Mitologie Dinastică i Peisaj Cultural Ars therapeutica, hortus sanitatem. Gardens and Therapy