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Gardens of the High Line : elevating the nature of modern landscapes

Author: Piet Oudolf; Rick Darke; Robert Hammond
Publisher: Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Before it was restored, the High Line was an untouched, abandoned landscape overgrown with wildflowers. Today it is much more than that: it's a central plaza, a cultural center, a walkway, and a green retreat in a bustling city that is free for all to enjoy. But above all else, it is a beautiful, dynamic garden with plantings designed by Piet Oudolf ... [This book] offers an in-depth view into the planting designs,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Oudolf, Piet.
Gardens of the High Line.
Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, [2017]
(OCoLC)953599409
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Piet Oudolf; Rick Darke; Robert Hammond
ISBN: 9781604698107 1604698101
OCLC Number: 1038290941
Description: 1 online resource (319 pages) : chiefly color illustrations, color map
Contents: Introduction / by Robert Hammond --
Elevating the nature of modern landscapes --
Gardens of the High Line. Gansevoort woodland ; Washington grasslands ; Hudson River overlook ; Sundeck & water garden ; Northern spur ; 10th Avenue square ; Chelsea grasslands ; Chelsea thicket ; 23rd Street lawn & seating steps ; Meadow walk ; Flyover ; Wildflower fields & radial plantings ; Rail yards.
Responsibility: Piet Oudolf, Rick Darke.

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Gardens of the High Line, by Piet Oudolf and Rick Darke, offers an in-depth view into the planting designs, plant palette, and maintenance of this landmark achievement. It reveals a four-season  Read more...

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"A wholly enchanting celebration of the transformation of one sliver of urban industrial landscape." --Booklist starred review "Darke's photos, taken from the park's start to its end and at all times Read more...

 
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