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    DescriptionNelson Byrd Woltz's designs transcend mere decoration, they are both technologically innovative and environmentally sound and most importantly; they inspire people to gather together, connecting with nature and each other. Nelson Byrd Woltz: Landscapes is divided into four sections: Garden, Campus, Park and Farm; projects include a Manhattan rooftop garden that provides a haven for visiting bird species; a renewed stream valley and pond at the University of Virginia that has become a favourite spot for campus relaxation as well as a model for stormwater management; a large-scale farming operation that has demonstrated its environmental stewardship by returning large portions of its grazing pastures to wildflower meadows; and an animal-friendly new home for the giant pandas, at the National Zoo in Washington DC. Throughout, lush photography documents the pleasures and significance of a landscape architecture grounded in the affinity with nature and the commitment to preserving it.

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    Nelson Byrd Woltz
    Garden, Park, Community, Farm
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Warren T. Byrd, By (author) Thomas L. Woltz, Edited by Stephen Orr
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 208
    Width: 229 mm
    Height: 279 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 1,424 g
    ISBN 13: 9781616891145
    ISBN 10: 1616891149

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ARC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.5
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: AMB
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    DC22: 712.092
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    B&T General Subject: 130
    Ingram Subject Code: AR
    Libri: I-AR
    BIC subject category V2: AMV
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15850
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: ARC006000, ARC008000
    B&T Approval Code: A05450000, A05101000
    BISAC V2.8: ARC006020
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    DC23: 712.092
    LC classification: SB470.53 .B97 2013
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    Edition statement
    Illustrations note
    250 colour
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    03 June 2013
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Warren T. Byrd, Jr. is founding principal of Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects, Professor Emeritus of the University of Virginia and a fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects. Thomas L. Woltz is the principle and owner of Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects and a Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects. Stephen Orr is the editorial director for gardening at Martha Steward Living and the Author of Tomorrow's Garden. Elizabeth Meyer is a professor at the University Of Virginia School Of Architecture and a leading theorist of landscape architecture.
    Review quote
    "The best of [Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects'] important, thoughtful work. The private gardens are serene and masterly, replete with inspiration for the tiniest plots. But this book is more relevant as a showcase for the firm's work in parks and on farms. The text is smart, opinionated and provocative. Perhaps, given the challenges of climate adaptation and water management we'll all face in the years ahead, the firm's breathtaking project in New Zealand might merit an entire book of its own." -- New York Times Book Review