Tim Richardson
Foreword by Martha Schwartz
Thames & Hudson, New York, 2009, English
Nonfiction, Architecture; Nonfiction, Landscape Design
8.5 x 9.1 inches, paperback, 352 pages, 484 illustrations, 474 in color
ISBN: 9780500288269
Suggested Retail Price: $34.95

From the Publisher. In recent years, garden and landscape design has witnessed a burgeoning of new ideas. Recent garden plans have embraced the latest thinking in science and materials, and have appropriated ideas from related disciplines such as architecture and product design. One indication of the rise in popularity of these designs has been the growing number of conceptual garden festivals, which have become a premier showcase for new concepts.

This book profiles the work of fifty innovative designers through informative texts, photographs, and plans. Essays explore the underlying principles of these highly individual approaches and show how a new generation has rejected the naturalistic tradition of Western garden design, favoring instead the influences of Modernism, Postmodernism, Pop Art, and Land Art.

Tim Richardson is a highly respected writer on garden and landscape design. His books include The Vanguard Landscapes and Gardens of Martha Schwartz.

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