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The Contemporary Garden


A survey of 100 contemporary gardens, from the early 1920s to the present day.


Conceived and edited by Phaidon Editors


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Price: USD$29.95

An illustrated survey of 100 modern and contemporary gardens from all over the world, arranged in chronological order for a general readership. The selection includes non-traditional gardens by leading practitioners from the early 1920s onwards and includes the very latest creations by today’s designers. Each entry features a full-page image and a concise text detailing the garden’s historical and stylistic importance and that of its designer or maker.



SPECIFICATIONS:

Format: Hardback
Size: 296 x 253 mm (11 5/8 x 10 in)
Pages: 112 pp
Illustrations: 100 illustrations
ISBN: 9780714849584

"Exceptionally priced and beautifully shot, an illustrated survey of 100 contemporary gardens from the early 1920s to now - an obvious labour of love. The price alone should propel this exceptional book into the charts."—The Bookseller

"A new sourcebook of ideas that cannot fail to inspire lovers of garden design... While the gardens have all had their share of controversy and criticism, the book encourages us to understand the role they have had in influencing more mainstream design."—Homes & Gardens

"Exceptionally priced and beautifully shot, an illustrated survey of 100 contemporary gardens from the early 1920s to now - an obvious labour of love. The price alone should propel this exceptional book into the charts."—The Bookseller

"A new sourcebook of ideas that cannot fail to inspire lovers of garden design... While the gardens have all had their share of controversy and criticism, the book encourages us to understand the role they have had in influencing more mainstream design."—Homes & Gardens

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