By John Dixon Hunt
Hunt indicates right here how cultural assumptions and native geography have formed gardens and their that means. He explores our carrying on with responses to land and reworkings of the flora and fauna, encompassing a vast diversity of gardens, from historical Roman instances to early Islamic and Mughal gardens, from Venetian gardens to chinese language and jap gardens, in addition to the discovery of the general public park and glossy panorama structure. a global of Gardens seems to be at key chapters in backyard heritage, reviewing their importance in prior and current and tracing the recurrence of alternative issues and motifs within the layout and reception of gardens through the global.
A international of Gardens celebrates the concept comparable reviews of gardens are available in lots of diverse occasions and areas, together with sacred landscapes, clinical gardens, city gardens, secluded gardens and symbolic gardens. good illustrated and wide-ranging, this publication is a treasure trove of principles and inspiration.
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