New Garden Design: Inspiring Private Paradises

New Garden Design: Inspiring Private Paradises

by Zahid Sardar

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New Garden Design: Inspiring Private Paradises by Zahid Sardar

From vegetable and succulent gardens to sculpture and rose gardens to mountain and waterfront gardens, New Garden Design covers a range of interpretations incorporating walls, fountains, pavilions, canals, pools, terraces and groves in unexpected ways. The resulting new garden is a pleasure garden vested with spiritual, symbolic and ecological intent. A modernist interpretation of Roman stone furniture and freestanding walls punctuate the space behind a 1970s ranch house. A home designed by Bernard Maybeck is accented with a freehand composition of urns, cement pipes and rusty objects, as well as over a thousand species of plants. A grove of olive trees underplanted with rosemary and lavender fields gives personality to two acres surrounding a house designed by modernist Mexican architect Ricardo Legorreta.

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ISBN-13: 9781423613817
Publisher: Smith, Gibbs Publisher
Publication date: 09/01/2009
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 1,135,147
File size: 20 MB
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About the Author

Zahid Sardar is the design editor of the San Francisco Chronicle and has reported on garden, interior and architecture design for twenty years in the Bay Area. His work appears in Chronicle Magazine and other national and international design publications such as House & Garden, Western Interiors and Design, Elle Décor, Architecture, Metropolis, Elle Decoration and Schoner Wohnen magazines.

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