Antique Collectors' Club, 1990 - Antiques & Collectibles - 314 pages
Studies the architectural relationship between Portugal's most outstanding houses and their gardens. Written by an architect and illustrated by a professional photographer, it is a classic reference work and a pictorial treasure.
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Evolution of the structure of mannerist space
Water in the Islamic world The importance
GARDEN AND THE TAMING OF NATURE IN Description of the gardens of the Mitra Palace estate
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aesthetic água alegretes Alentejo Antonio architectural arvores avenue aviary Azulejos Bacalhoa balustrades Beckford benches Benfica box garden Campo Casa Castelo Branco centre Coimbra concept courtyard culture decorative elements dita dito dois duas efta eighteenth century escadas Evora exterior spaces facade fifteenth figuras flowerboxes fonte fountain Fronteira Fronteira Palace glazed tiles Gorani high walls huma Ibid Idem Islamic jardim Joao lado lago Lake House landscape Laranjeiras layout lemon trees Lisbon Manueline mármore Marquis Marquis of Pombal meio obra Oeiras Oporto orange trees Palace of Vila paredes pedra pequena pera pés plants poente Pombal porta Portugal Portuguese gardens quatro Queluz Quinta reaes Reguengo Ribafria Roman Senhor seventeenth century shell-work Sintra sixteenth century Sousa Viterbo spatial staircases statues structure summer house surrounded tank tanque taste terraces Tollenare topiary Torre tradition Transcribed trellises três Vila Flor Vila Vicosa villas Viterbo walk water-mirror William Beckford