Designing the Landscape: An Introductory Guide for the Landscape Designer

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Pearson Prentice Hall, 2005 - Gardening - 370 pages

"Designing the Landscape: An Introductory Guide for the Landscape Designer" takes the reader through the design process step-by-step. The text begins with meeting the client and proceeds to functional concepts, design principles, and plant and hardscape materials. Each chapter builds upon the previous one, giving the reader a clear understanding of how the chapters fit into each phase of the design process. The text concludes with the final product and how to effectively present it to the client. Features:

  • Numerous illustrations help aid readers' comprehension of the material
  • Provides practical approaches to establishing a good client relationship as well as how to effectively present--or sell--the design
  • Approaches design in a step-by-step fashion, helping readers to overcome the anxiety of the blank page
  • Introduces the role computers play in the design process

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Tony Bertauski lives in Charleston, SC with his wife, Heather, and two kids, Ben and Maddi. He's a college teacher and a columnist for the Post and Courier. He previously published The Discovery of Socket (book 1) and The Training of Socket Greeny (book 2). He's also published two textbooks that can be found at most book retailers. He was also a 2008 winner of the South Carolina Fiction Contest for his short story entitled, 4-Letter Words. Check out http: // for more.

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