Written by Bangay, Paul
Look behind the gates of 20 exclusive country estates, from the Mornington Peninsula to The Hamptons, in this magnificent book showcasing the work of internationally acclaimed garden designer Paul Bangay, whose love affair with country gardens dates back to his childhood.
Written by Phalle, Niki
The Tarot Garden, situated in Italy, is a sculpture park, planned and created by Niki de Saint Phalle. It is her very personal vision of the personalities of the tarot-game: the world, the fool, the hermit, death, the wheel of fortune.
Written by Clarke, Ethne
English expatriate Cecil Ross Pinsent was responsible for the design and construction of new villas and gardens such as the elegant rural estate La Foce, and the renovation of many historically sensitive ones, including Villa I Tatti, Villa Le Balze, and Villa Medici. Edith Wharton sought his advice; Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson admired and were influenced by him.
Written by Banning, Cassie
Larry Lederman takes readers on a privileged photographic tour through the Rockefeller family gardens in the Hudson Valley and Maine.
Written by Marino, Peter
The internationally acclaimed architect's grounds of his Hamptons estate on Long Island, New York--a lush garden oasis masterfully transformed over the course of two decades.
Written by Slatalla, Michelle
Our homes outdoor spaces can and should be as welcoming and carefully considered as our living rooms; when treated as extensions of our homes, these spaces enrich our lives immeasurably.
Written by Crandell, Gina
John Dixon Hunt introduces PWP Landscape Architecture: Building Ideas with a discussion of how we read landscapes and, hence, how they are designed with the reader/client in mind and the historical implications of such efforts.
Written by Mariategui, Javier
It was not by chance nor by a trick of fate that Javier Mariategui dedicated himself to gardening. He grew up among gardens. Both his grandmothers were gardening enthusiasts, one of them, the Marchioness of Casa Valdes wrote the book Jardines de Espana, which describes the history of Spanish gardening from Roman times to the present day. This enthusiasm was passed on to him by his parents.
Written by Taylor, Patrick
Wirtz International, the master landscape architecture firm, originated in 1950 when Jacques Wirtz founded his practice in Schoten, Belgium. The company has since become a thriving family business, with Wirtz's two sons, Martin and Peter, joining the firm, which now employs 11 people.
Written by Compton, Tania
Few landscape designers are more admired than Belgium's Jacques Wirtz (born 1924), as evidenced by the huge success of The Wirtz Gardens, which surveyed 57 private and public gardens designed by Wirtz, many in collaboration with his two sons, Martin and Peter, in locations around the world.