From Concept to Form in Landscape Design
One of the most difficult tasks for a designer is to translateconcepts into specific and detailed organizations of space. FromConcept to Form in Landscape Design, Second Edition provides vital,functional techniques that make the transformation easier and moreeffective. This perceptive resource examines both traditional andnontraditional methods of landscape design, providing theconceptual and philosophical foundations for ideas and their visualexpression.
The revised and expanded Second Edition includes:
A new chapter dealing with the creative thought process forgenerating ideas
Precise case studies showing sequential form evolution
Hundreds of detailed photographs to assist in visualizing varioustechniques
Inspiring images from nature for naturalistic formdevelopment
Atypical design examples as impetus for innovation
Accompanying web site with projects for classroom students andself-learners alike
From Concept to Form in Landscape Design, Second Edition presentsthe landscape transformation process in a highly visual manner,creating both a vivid learning experience for students and a usefultoolbox for working designers. Replete with compelling, valuable,and accessible insights for designing outdoor spaces, Reid's bookis an ideal blend of inspiration and application.
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