Timeless Landscape Design: The Four-part Master Plan

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Gibbs Smith, 2006 - Gardening - 192 pages
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In Timeless Landscape Design: The Four-Part Master Plan, renowned landscape architects Hugh and Mary Palmer Dargan share the secret to creating an unforgettable landscape with the "Four-Part Master Plan" -- a unique method they've perfected over the past two-and-a-half decades of creating award-winning gardens and yards for clients. The Dargans share a blend of specific design techniques and practical advice on how to achieve the sophisticated look of a professionally designed landscape on any size and type of property. Examples of specific design treatments are beautifully illustrated with scores of color photographs taken from their own archives, plus landscape plans from historic gardens around the world that have provided inspiration to the authors, and before and after examples of the authors' award-winning work.
Learn how to apply this unique master plan that gives homeowners a simple and systematic means of planning their gardens.
The four-part plan includes:
The approach and arrival sequence
The hub
The perimeter
Passages to destinations
  

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This book is the best design book I've read so far. It is great for anyone wanting to get in touch with what makes a garden timeless and the basics of how to get the design process going. Love it so ... Read full review

Contents

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VI
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VII
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VIII
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X
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XI
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Page 7 - American Society of Landscape Architects and the Association of Professional Landscape Designers present awards for outstanding designs and publish residential works to encourage others to excel in this art form.

About the author (2006)

Hugh and Mary Palmer Dargan are nationally known principals in the Atlanta-based firm of Dargan Landscape Architects. Their projects have been published in many national publications and on Home and Garden Television (HGTV). They are both members of the American Society of Landscape Architects and Hugh Dargan is a founding member of the Southern Garden History Society. Mary Palmer Dargan is a nationally known principal in the Atlanta-based firm of Dargan Landscape Architects. Her projects have been published in many national publications and on Home and Garden Television (HGTV). She is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects.

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