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Modern tropical garden design / Made Wijaya ; [preface by Tim Street-Porter].

By: Wijaya, Made.
Publisher: Singapore : North Clarendon, VT : Periplus Editions ; distributed in North America by Tuttle Pub., c2007Description: 207 p. : chiefly col. ill., ports. (some col.) ; 29 cm.ISBN: 9780794650384 (hc.); 0794650384 (hc.).Subject(s): Tropical plants | Gardens -- DesignDDC classification: 712.6 Review: "Designer and author Mode Wijaya has been delighting us with his books and gardens for the past thirty years. Since publication of Wijaya's book Tropical Garden Design, a new wave of modern gardens has gripped the tropical world - in particular, the tropical Asian world where Wijaya works and lives. This book is a stunning documentation of that new wave and of its historical antecedents. Wijaya presents the work and design philosophies of the best modern tropical landscape designers over the past century, illustrated by images from the tropical garden world's best photographers, and dissects the various styles - from Brazilian modern, through Hawaiian to New Asian - that have influenced garden, design in tropical Australia, Brazil, Mexico, Florida, Hawaii, India, Mauritius and Southeast Asia. He also offers invaluable guidance on practical matters such as water features, pavings, lighting, furniture and artworks."--BOOK JACKET.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 196-197) and index.

"Designer and author Mode Wijaya has been delighting us with his books and gardens for the past thirty years. Since publication of Wijaya's book Tropical Garden Design, a new wave of modern gardens has gripped the tropical world - in particular, the tropical Asian world where Wijaya works and lives. This book is a stunning documentation of that new wave and of its historical antecedents. Wijaya presents the work and design philosophies of the best modern tropical landscape designers over the past century, illustrated by images from the tropical garden world's best photographers, and dissects the various styles - from Brazilian modern, through Hawaiian to New Asian - that have influenced garden, design in tropical Australia, Brazil, Mexico, Florida, Hawaii, India, Mauritius and Southeast Asia. He also offers invaluable guidance on practical matters such as water features, pavings, lighting, furniture and artworks."--BOOK JACKET.

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