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The minimalist garden / Christopher Bradley-Hole.

By: Bradley-Hole, Christopher.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Mitchell Beazley, 2005Description: 208 pages : illustrations, plans ; 28 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 184533065X(pbk).Subject(s): Gardens -- Design | Landscape design | Minimal art | Landscape gardening | Minimalist gardensDDC classification:
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Minimalist gardens, with their emphasis on clean lines, pure form, and a strong sense of space, are closely related to contemporary architecture and lifestyles. This book draws together a wide variety of minimalist gardens from around the world - large and small, urban and rural. The projects are grouped into thematic chapters, and the designers represented include Vladimir Sitta, John Pawson, Luis Barragan, Seth Stein, Jacques Wirtz, Tadao Ando, Martha Schwartz, Shodo Suzuki, and Isamu Noguchi; the book looks at the inspiration behind each garden and the frequent use of unusual materials and imaginative planning. The author also explains the philosophy of minimalism in gardens and related arts, as well as parallel trends in relaxed and ecologically aware planting. Also included are directories of materials and suitable plants for the minimalist garden.

Originally published: 1999.

Includes index.

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