• A moat can prevent attackers from gaining access to the base of a castle's walls, but in the case of Bodiam it also had the effect of making the castle appear larger and more impressive by isolating it in its landscape.
  • Wikipedia: Bodiam Castle
  • Ahmad Karimi-Hakkak, of the University of Maryland, argues that one aspect of Kiarostami's cinematic style is that he is able to capture the essence of Persian poetry and create poetic imagery within the landscape of his films.
  • Wikipedia: Abbas Kiarostami
  • All development is subject to a high level of scrutiny; any development that would adversely affect the natural beauty of the landscape will automatically be resisted, and large-scale development proposals must be accompanied by an environmental impact assessment.
  • Wikipedia: Wormshill
  • Among the objections were that the scheme was contrary to the Unitary Development Plan and the Green Belt, and would adversely affect common land, open countryside and areas of ecological importance and special landscape value.
  • Wikipedia: Scout Moor Wind Farm
  • As the landscape rises, trees become smaller and more sparse, with stands broken by areas of exposed granite.
  • Wikipedia: Yosemite National Park
  • As their landscapes have similar scenic qualities, AONBs may be compared to the national parks of England and Wales.
  • Wikipedia: Mendip Hills
  • By 1899, Eliot's efforts led to the formation of the Municipal Park Commission of Portland, which in 1903 hired the highly regarded landscape architecture firm, the Olmsted Brothers of Brookline, Massachusetts, to study the city's park system and recommend a plan.
  • Wikipedia: Forest Park (Portland, Oregon)
  • By the 20th century the landscape was covered with over 50 cotton mills.
  • Wikipedia: Chadderton
  • Cairngorms National Park includes the largest area of arctic mountain landscape in the UK.
  • Wikipedia: Fauna of Scotland
  • Dorset covers an area of 2,653 square kilometres (1,024 sq mi) and contains considerable variety in its underlying geology, which is partly responsible for the diversity of landscape.
  • Wikipedia: Dorset
  • Friedrich was one of the first artists to portray winter landscapes as stark and dead.
  • Wikipedia: Caspar David Friedrich
  • He used life study, photography, wax studies, and landscape sketches to produce a work that manifested his interest in the human form.
  • Wikipedia: The Swimming Hole
  • However, with the existence of earthquakes, further volcanism is expected and would probably have effects on the surrounding landscape.
  • Wikipedia: The Volcano (British Columbia)
  • In an era of the Bilbao effect and the iconic building, Jencks is impressed that rather than being a monumental building, as is usual for capital landmarks, the building creates a complex union of nature and culture that nestles itself into the landscape.
  • Wikipedia: Scottish Parliament Building
  • In the 17th century the motte was landscaped with the addition of a path.
  • Wikipedia: Warwick Castle
  • It is one of an increasing number of landscape scale conservation projects in the UK.
  • Wikipedia: Somerset Levels
  • Manning has been classified as an Orientalist writer, whose depictions of cultures frequently emphasise exoticism and alien landscape.
  • Wikipedia: Olivia Manning
  • North of Cambridge, the highway continues through a rolling landscape of fields and farms, the low transitional country between the Appalachians and the Adirondacks.
  • Wikipedia: New York State Route 22
  • Open pit and strip mines scarred the landscape as international mining corporations bought claims in highly visible areas of the national monument.
  • Wikipedia: Death Valley National Park
  • Other plans for memorials included a garden of remembrance at the BDP firm's studio in Bristol, a published anthology of Yeates' work and an annual landscape design prize named after her for students of the University of Gloucestershire.
  • Wikipedia: Murder of Joanna Yeates
  • Quarrying, supported by the increased need for stone in local and regional construction projects, has been especially damaging to the ecosystem, public access, and visual landscape of the ridge.
  • Wikipedia: Metacomet Ridge
  • Regardless, she becomes part of the surrounding landscape in life, and her death only verifies this connection.
  • Wikipedia: The Lucy poems
  • Rendering was executed in Mental Ray, using numerous custom-made shaders to produce lifelike lighting, water and landscapes.
  • Wikipedia: Riven
  • Settlements could also grow naturally around a castle, rather than being planned, due to the benefits of proximity to an economic centre in a rural landscape and the safety given by the defences.
  • Wikipedia: Castle
  • Some local roads follow their routes; depressions in the landscape show where thousands of carts once passed, and even after more than a century of winters and springs, freezing and thawing the land, there are still places where soils remain compacted and resistant to the plow.
  • Wikipedia: Red River Trails
  • Some of the carriages are highly decorative, being adorned not only by gilt but by painted landscapes on their panels.
  • Wikipedia: Palazzo Pitti
  • That ensemble is a unique example of the architectural creations and landscape design against the backdrop of the intellectual background of monarchic ideas of the state.
  • Wikipedia: Sanssouci
  • The campus was landscaped by van der Rohe's close colleague Alfred Caldwell, one the last representatives of the Prairie School of landscape architects.
  • Wikipedia: Shimer College