Garden and Climate

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McGraw-Hill, 2002 - Architecture - 263 pages
Utilizing ancient global examples and enriched with award-winning photos and watercolors, Garden and Climate reveals how gardens conserve the environment and bring comfort and pleasure. The author examines elements such as grottos, terraces, courtyards, water devices, tunnels, walks, natural shade, air flow, trapping heat, light, and much more to bridge the gap between ancient wisdom and the current needs of a society facing a need for sustainable climate control.

Valuable to both landscape professionals as well as amateur gardeners, Garden and Climate is a treasure for aficionados of landscape history or anyone who is fascinated by the environmental ingenuity of the ancients

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CHIP SULLIVAN is a landscape architect, artist, and associate professor in the College of Environmental Design at the University of California, Berkeley. His work has been widely exhibited, and he has written extensively for professional landscape architecture publications. He holds bachelor's and master's degrees in landscape architecture, and urban design and regional planning, from the University of Florida, and for 10 years, he worked with Sasaki Associates in Miami. In 1984-1985, he was the recipient of a prestigious Rome Prize Fellowship. His book Drawing the Landscape, published by Van Nostrand Reinhold, is now in its second edition.

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