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Vertical gardens : bringing the city to life

Author: Anna Lambertini; Mario Ciampi
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bringing nature into urban environments has always been a challenge for metropolitan areas. One of the most spectacular solutions to this problem is the vertical garden. These gardens are more than just an unusual decoration attached to a wall - they are a means of bringing life and greenery to a bleak courtyard, a grey city street, or a cold modern building. "Vertical Gardens" is the first publication to present a  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Lambertini; Mario Ciampi
ISBN: 9780500513699 0500513694
OCLC Number: 165407838
Description: 239 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
Contents: Introduction; Origins; Experiments; Interiors; Filaments and Hybrid Structures; Integrations; Installations; Extreme Solutions; Urban Metamorphosis; Biographies of the Architects and Artists.
Responsibility: introduction by Jacques Leenhardt ; essays by Anna Lambertini ; principal photography by Mario Ciampi.

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