The Planting Design Handbook

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2004 - Architecture - 287 pages
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Whenever human beings consciously modify the vegetation in their immediate environment they create possibilities for design with plants. This guide to design with plants is a manual on design with nature. It is highly illustrated and will prove invaluable to architects and landscape designers.
  

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Contents

Plants as a Medium for Design
10
The Landscape Designers View of Plants
16
Functional and Aesthetic Considerations in Design
26
Knee to Eye Level Planting Medium Height Planting
33
Creating Spaces with Plants
43
Contents
45
05
60
Composite Landscape
65
Visual Energy
109
Unity and Diversity in Planting Design
121
Plant Assemblages
131
Evergreen Temperate Communities New Zealand
145
Mode of Spread
151
Contents
157
PRACTICE
199
Ornamental Planting
254

Hierarchy of Spaces
73
Visual Properties of Plants
84
Line and Pattern
98
Conclusion
279
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