Trees for Architecture and Landscape

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John Wiley & Sons, Dec 12, 1994 - Architecture - 384 pages
The definitive source on trees whose characteristics make them especially useful in relation to buildings and outdoor spaces, this beautiful, jargon-free book will appeal to homeowners as well as professionals. It contains full-page photographs of major species in both summer and winter.
 

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Contents

Chestnut Horse Aesculus hippocastanum baumanni 1819
18
Fullpage photographs of deciduous trees in winter and summer
77
Fullpage photographs of evergreen trees 83104
83
Some Practical Considerations
105
Protection of Existing Trees
111
On Buying Trees
122
Street Trees
137
Rooftop Planting
143
Ginkgo Maidenhair Tree Ginkgo biloba 2425
187
Linden Crimean Tilia euchlora 3233
194
Maple Japanese Acerpalmatum 4647
200
Oak White Quercus alba 5657
206
Sorrel Tree Sourwood Tree Andromeda Oxydendmm arboreum 6667
214
Tree Palette
231
Photographers
341
Indexes
347

Design Data
171
Cork Amur Phellodendron amurense 2021
181

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About the author (1994)

Author Robert L. Zion is a legend in the field of landscape design, best known for his inspired and original landscape designs for the sculpture garden at the Museum of Modern Art, the Bamboo Garden at the IBM Corporate Headquarters, Bayfront Plaza in Corpus Christi, Paley Park in New York City, and countless award-winning residential landscapes in Los Angeles, Palm Beach, Princeton, and other communities worldwide. In 1984, his firm, Zion & Breen Associates, was chosen by the National Park Service to restore the landscape of The Statue of Liberty. Mr. Zion was recently awarded the Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award of the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.

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