Gardens for the Future: Gestures Against the Wild

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Conran Octopus, 2000 - Gardens - 224 pages
Moving away from gardens that adhere to a strictly historical and traditional aesthetic, this gardening guide looks at gardens that dare to be different, and that have redifined the possibilities of both public and private garden space at the turn of the 20th century. The guide explores the developments in garden design, looking at new aesthetic principles and materials, as well as a the new functions and contexts for the garden.

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Professional landscape designers Cooper and Taylor offer 20 case studies of private and public landscapes to show the diversity of garden design at the end of the 20th century. What results is ... Read full review

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Guy Cooper is a principal of Landscape Design Limited in London. He has designed gardens throughout Great Britain and Europe. He is the author of two previous Monacelli titles.

Gordon Taylor is a principal of Landscape Design Limited in London. He has designed gardens throughout Great Britain and Europe. He is the author of two previous Monacelli titles.

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