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Landscape design

Definition
Design of lands and gardens for human use. Usually, this relates to the design of and adjacent to buildings, either private or public, but the design can also relate to large public areas such as parks and reserves.
Source Definition
Ministry of Cultural Affairs and Statistics New Zealand, New Zealand Framework for Cultural Statistics 1995, 1995.

Paysagisme

Définition
Paysagisme renvoie à la conception d’espaces naturels et de jardins à l’usage des individus. Il est généralement lié à la conception de bâtiments publics ou privés, mais il peut également être lié à de vastes espaces publics comme des parcs et des réserves.
Source de la définition
Ministry of Cultural Affairs and Statistics New Zealand, New Zealand Framework for Cultural Statistics 1995, 1995.

Paisajismo

Definición
Cubre el diseño de terrenos y jardines de uso humano. Generalmente, el paisajismo se relaciona con el diseño de edificaciones o sus alrededores, ya sean éstos públicos o privados, aunque el diseño también puede abarcar extensas áreas públicas como parques y reservas.
Fuente(s) de la definición
Ministry of Cultural Affairs and Statistics New Zealand, New Zealand Framework for Cultural Statistics 1995, 1995.