Regardless of the particular bias of the viewer, academic or other, there is general agreement that landscape architecture (arising from the creative and organized intercession in nature by human design), by the way it alters and +ilters the relationship of mankind to nature and opens new vistas to the all-encompassing environment, reaches into a deep level of the human psyche and impacts the common sense of well-being and the quality of life.
From The Case for a Portfolio of Mughal Projects in Heritage of the Mughal World (Philip Jodidio, editor)
Rashti, Cameron. "The Case for a Portfolio of Mughal Projects". In Heritage of the Mughal World, edited by Philip Jodidio, 23-27. Munich: Prestel, 2015.
Prestel and the Aga Khan Trust for Culture