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Hardscaping : how to use structures, pathways, patios & ornaments in your garden

Author: Keith Davitt
Publisher: New York : Sterling Pub. Co., ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A guide to hardscaping that provides information on structure and balance, discussing instilling motion, delineating spaces, creating privacy, and other related topics.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Keith Davitt
ISBN: 1402718764 9781402718762 9781402753848 1402753845
OCLC Number: 61309366
Description: 255 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction Chapter 1 --
Structure & Balance Simple Balance Spatial Balance A Formal Lawn Between Two Pavings Balancing the World Project 1: Tuteur Chapter 2 --
Structure for Dimension Simple Additions Suburban Terraces Stylized Design in Stone Horizontal Dimension Sculpture on a Terrace Platform Multiple Dimension Dimensionality in an English Garden Project 2A: Textured Concrete Block Wall Project 2B: Brick Walk with Mortared Outer Course Project 2C: Dry Laid Stone Wall Chapter 3 --
Structure for Instilling Motion Curving Suburbia Curving the Entry Along a Garden Path A Pleasurable Passage An Elegant S A Romantic Tangle Curvaceous Patio with Rill Frozen Motion Project 3A: Irregular Bluestone Patio on Stone Dust Project 3B: Bluestone Walk with Belgium Block Risers Project 3C: Veneer Wall Chapter 4 --
Structure for Delineating Space Urbanity Redeemed Victorian Rooms Three Pavements, Three Gardens Textural Contrasts, Harmonious Forms Reflecting Pools with a View Susan?s Place Project 4A: Random Rectangular Bluestone on Stone Dust Project 4B: Flexible Liner Pond Chapter 5 --
Structure for Creating Focal Points Terminal Focal Points Central Focal Points Arbitrary Focal Points Project 5A: Formal Fountain Project 5B: Self-Contained Wall Fountain Chapter 6 --
Structure for Creating Privacy Creating a Private Place A Quiet Room Room by a Lake Working with a Gazebo Trysting Place City Santuary Two Rooms and a Summer House Project 6A: Brick & Lattice Garden House Project 6B: Built-In Wall Fountain Chapter 7 --
Structure for Outdoor Living Two Rooms and a Water Garden A Corner in Glebelands Outdoor Rooms with Wonderful Views Garden Patio Three Paths Interlaced with a Pool Project 7A: Poured Concrete Retaining Wall & Footing Project 7B: Raised Formal Fountain Chapter 8 --
Structure for Ornament Order as Ornament Country Elegance Everywhere A Sculpture Garden Ornamentally Unique Deceptive Depth Sonoran Asymmetry Italian Landscape in Tile Murals Project 8: Poured Planters Index.
Responsibility: Keith Davitt.
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Reveals why structures like arbours, walls, fountains, pools and decks that delineate, ornament, animate and add dimensionality to a garden are so important and how to incorporate them into the  Read more...

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