Modern Tropical Garden Design

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Periplus Editions (HK) Limited, Sep 15, 2007 - Architecture - 208 pages
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Find some new, fresh landscaping ideas with this beautiful tropical gardening book.

In this richly-illustrated tour of modern tropical gardens, Made Wijaya takes novice gardeners and professionals around the world in search of innovative designs. From South America to the tropical states of the U.S.-including Florida, California and Hawaii-to tropical Asia and tropical Australia, Modern Tropical Garden Design covers a profusion of different environments. The styles of garden design are as various as the terrain covered, and includes gardens by Wijaya and numerous other talented designers.

Modern Tropical Garden Design also explores the myriad of different elements that can be found in the modern tropical garden, including courtyards and patios; pavilions, pergolas and verandas; pavings; water features; pools; walls; plants; colors; furniture; lighting; tropical flower arrangements and art. Incorporating a lively discussion of the work of ten exciting garden visionaries, as well as the work of some early modern masters of garden design, Modern Tropical Garden Design will prove an inspiration for gardeners everywhere.

Gardening topics include:
  • Tropical Americas
  • Tropical Asia
  • Tropical Australia
  • Designing Modern Gardens
  • Avant Gardeners

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About the author (2007)

Made Wijaya was born in Sydney, Australia, and moved to Bali in 1973. He has designed over 600 gardens and 50 houses in the tropical world, and is a recognized authority on tropical gardens and architecture. Wijaya is the author of several books, including Tropical Garden Design. His current projects include the Naples Botanical Gardens in Florida.

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