The History of Landscape Design in 100 Gardens
Garden history made captivating and engaging. A handsome, illuminating book that is elegantly written and rich in detail, anecdotes, and stellar images.
Susan Cohen, landscape design program coordinator, New York Botanical Garden
The History of Landscape Design in 100 Gardens explores the defining moments in garden design. Through profiles of 100 of the most influential gardens, Linda Chisholm explores how social, political, and economic influences shaped garden design principles. The book is organized chronologically and by theme, starting with the medieval garden Alhambra and ending with the modern naturalism of the Lurie Garden. Sumptuously illustrated, The History of Landscape Design in 100 Gardens is a comprehensive resource for garden designers and landscape architects, design students, and garden history enthusiasts.
- Format: Hardcover
- Pages: 540 pp.
- Book dimensions: 8½ x 10 in. (255 x 215 mm.)
- Images: 579 color photos, 4 illustrations
- ISBN-10: 1604695293
- ISBN-13: 9781604695298
- Product code: 689529
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"Rich with photographs and descriptions of how landscape design has shaped and reflected culture over time."
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