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Visual fields were produced using the visual axis as a central point, around which the angle of the visual arc was plotted.
Instant kits allow you to bring any area of the garden into play - the eye is inevitably drawn to the frame and if you were to add some kind of central focal point you have a visual axis.
That sanguine vision is shared by Weiss and Manfredi, a husband-and-wife team from New York who won a 1989 competition to design a four-acre site that forms the end of a visual axis tying the Lincoln Memorial to the cemetery and, above it, the mansion of Robert E.
The roughly east-west visual axis of the U had to be confronted by a functional axis: access from the common drive to the nort had to be driven southwards through to the main living spaces which open to the south east over the green valley below.

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