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Architecture in the garden

Author: James Van Sweden; Thomas Christopher
Publisher: New York : Random House, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this beautifully designed and illustrated primer, van Sweden reveals the secrets of how to plan and build a garden like a professional landscape architect. Each case study highlights a particular architectural element, breaking them down into practical ideas any gardener can apply to his or her own yard. Full color.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Van Sweden, James, 1935-
Architecture in the garden.
New York : Random House, 2003
(OCoLC)762316943
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Van Sweden; Thomas Christopher
ISBN: 0375501541 9780375501548
OCLC Number: 317237670
Description: xix, 264 pages : illustrations
Contents: Evolution of style: Inspirations --
The gardener's need for architecture --
Elements of garden architecture --
Garden studies: Pulling the architecture of the house into the garden --
Art belongs in the garden --
The country garden --
The town garden --
The seaside garden --
Inspired by stone --
Gallery of architectural features.
Responsibility: James van Sweden with Thomas Christopher ; foreword by Penelope Hobhouse.

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In this beautifully designed and illustrated primer, van Sweden reveals the secrets of how to plan and build a garden like a professional landscape architect. Each case study highlights a particular architectural element, breaking them down into practical ideas any gardener can apply to his or her own yard. Full color.

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