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In search of paradise : great gardens of the world / Penelope Hobhouse.

By: Hobhouse, Penelope.
Contributor(s): Chicago Botanic Garden.
Publisher: London : Frances Lincoln, 2006Description: 269 p. : col. ill. ; 31 cm.ISBN: 9780711226159 (hbk.) :; 0711226156 (hbk.) :.Subject(s): Gardens -- Pictorial works | Gardens -- Design -- Pictorial worksDDC classification: 712.6
Contents:
In the beginning: -- Paradise garden -- Asia: -- China -- Havens for retreat -- Japan -- Contemplative garden -- Stroll garden -- Continental Europe: -- Italy -- France -- Germany -- Netherlands -- Russia -- England: --Landscape Garden -- Cottage-style garden -- Eclectic garden -- North America: -- European influences -- Naturalistic garden -- Jens Jensen gardens -- Water in the garden: -- Water's many moods -- Ecological gardening: -- Following nature's lead -- Right plant, right sight -- Botanic gardens -- Nature in the city: -- Reclaim & revitalize -- Roof with a view -- Millenium park -- Mediterranean gardens: -- Hot summers, cool winters -- Tropical gardens: -- Influence of Roberto Burle Marx -- Desert gardens: -- Naturally dry -- Materials matter: -- Fire & Water -- Recycled & 'Found' -- Glass in the garden -- Individual vision: -- Cues from the culture -- Outside artists -- An architect's eye -- Garden of cosmic speculation.
Summary: In addition to an international historical survey, more recent "garden design is represented by the work of ... inspiring designers including [Andy Cao, Charles Jenck,] Christopher Bradley-Hole, Roberto Burle Marx, Fernando Caruncho, Beth Chatto, Arabella Lennox-Boyd, Piet Oudolf, Vladimir Sitta, James van Sweden and Jaques and Peter Wirtz" -- Front flap.
List(s) this item appears in: Modern/Tropical Gardens
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Includes index.

Published in association with Chicago Botanic Garden.

In the beginning: -- Paradise garden -- Asia: -- China -- Havens for retreat -- Japan -- Contemplative garden -- Stroll garden -- Continental Europe: -- Italy -- France -- Germany -- Netherlands -- Russia -- England: --Landscape Garden -- Cottage-style garden -- Eclectic garden -- North America: -- European influences -- Naturalistic garden -- Jens Jensen gardens -- Water in the garden: -- Water's many moods -- Ecological gardening: -- Following nature's lead -- Right plant, right sight -- Botanic gardens -- Nature in the city: -- Reclaim & revitalize -- Roof with a view -- Millenium park -- Mediterranean gardens: -- Hot summers, cool winters -- Tropical gardens: -- Influence of Roberto Burle Marx -- Desert gardens: -- Naturally dry -- Materials matter: -- Fire & Water -- Recycled & 'Found' -- Glass in the garden -- Individual vision: -- Cues from the culture -- Outside artists -- An architect's eye -- Garden of cosmic speculation.

In addition to an international historical survey, more recent "garden design is represented by the work of ... inspiring designers including [Andy Cao, Charles Jenck,] Christopher Bradley-Hole, Roberto Burle Marx, Fernando Caruncho, Beth Chatto, Arabella Lennox-Boyd, Piet Oudolf, Vladimir Sitta, James van Sweden and Jaques and Peter Wirtz" -- Front flap.

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