Paradise Transformed: The Private Garden for the Twenty-First Century #2020

Paradise Transformed: The Private Garden for the Twenty-First Century By Guy Cooper Gordon Taylor Paradise Transformed The Private Garden for the Twenty First Century The last two decades have seen a great explosion in the diversity functionality and beauty of modern garden design The first major survey of contemporary private gardens this book explores the imag
  • Title: Paradise Transformed: The Private Garden for the Twenty-First Century
  • Author: Guy Cooper Gordon Taylor
  • ISBN: 9781885254351
  • Page: 453
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Paradise Transformed: The Private Garden for the Twenty-First Century By Guy Cooper Gordon Taylor The last two decades have seen a great explosion in the diversity, functionality, and beauty of modern garden design The first major survey of contemporary private gardens, this book explores the imaginative ideas behind landscape design today Lush color photographs, supported by plans, drawings, and lively commentary, thoroughly document gardens by twenty eight leadingThe last two decades have seen a great explosion in the diversity, functionality, and beauty of modern garden design The first major survey of contemporary private gardens, this book explores the imaginative ideas behind landscape design today Lush color photographs, supported by plans, drawings, and lively commentary, thoroughly document gardens by twenty eight leading landscape architects, featuring work in the United States, Europe, Japan, and Australia An international roster of designers is represented here, illustrating acknowledged masters, such as Dan Kiley and Ian Hamilton Finlay, in addition to vital young talents, including Kathryn Gustafson and Susan Child In each of the categories in Paradise Transformed tradition, abstraction, innovation, and exploration a distinct approach to the private landscape is revealed, achieved in original ways by each designer The modernist aesthetic, translated from architecture, painting, and sculpture, gives form to these marvelous private spaces Architectural and artistic influences displayed in these gardens include Art Deco, Cubism, Surrealism, Modernism, Postmodernism, Minimalism, and the Earthworks of the 1960s and 1970s Some of the main tenets of the contemporary garden are greater emphasis on gardens for personal use, not just plant display the rejection of historical styles as total models and the incorporation of new concepts involving technology, architecture, and site a variety of design themes, including symmetrical, asymmetrical, and curvilinear modes and their interplay and a breakthrough to an ecological and regional awareness of the landscape.
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    1. This large coffee table book is full of gorgeous photographs recording the garden design innovations from approximately 1976 to its publication in 1996 I highly recommend this book for people interested in the development of garden design as it covers garden designers from around the world and some of the unique features that they have included in their projects While the book is fun to look at, it will be of less value to the home gardener as the projects featured are generally commercial or fo [...]


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