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Piet Oudolf : Landscapes In Landscapes

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Piet Oudolf, one of world's most visionary and influential landscape gardeners, is at the forefront of the New Perennial planting movement. This glorious full-colour volume features twenty-three of Oudolf's most beautiful public and private gardens. Noel Kingsbury's accessible text places Oudolf's work in context, and explains how each garden and the plants selected for it fit the specific environment, while Oudolf's detailed plans provide inspiration and insight for all those interested in small personal gardens and the design of large-scale public landscapes alike.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 282 pages
  • 228 x 290 x 23mm | 1,630g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 200 Illustrations, color
  • 0500289468
  • 9780500289464
  • 51,832

Table of contents

Foreword - Robert Hammond * Hesmerg Garden, Sneek, The Netherlands 350m2 * Barcelona Garden, Barcelona, Spain 1,000m2 * Thews Garden, Fauluck, Germany 1,200m2 * Il Giardino delle Vergini, Venice, Italy 2,000m2 * Bury Court, Surrey, England 2,000m2 * Boon Garden, Oost zaan, The Netherlands 2,500m2 * Potters Fields Park, London, England 2,500m2 * Berne Park, Bottrop, Germany 3,000m * Witteveen Garden, Rotterdam,The Netherlands 3,000m2 * Wisley, Royal Horticultural Society Garden, Surrey, England 3,400m2 * 84 Dream Park, Enkoeping, Sweden 4,000m2 * Grafl icher Park, Bad Driburg, Germany 4,500m2 * Pensthorpe Nature Reserve, Norfolk, England 4,500m2 * County Cork Garden, Ireland 5,500m2 * Riverside Residence, Bonn, Germany 6,000m2 * Skarholmen Park, Stockholm, Sweden 8,000m2 * Lurie Garden, Millennium Park, Chicago, Illinois 10,000m2 * Oudolf Garden, Hummelo, The Netherlands 10,000m2 *The High Line, New York, New York 11,000m2 * The Battery, New York, New York 11,500m2 * Trentham Estate, Staffordshire, England 12,300m2 * Scampston Hall, North Yorkshire, England 15,000m2 * Nantucket Garden, Massachusetts 25,000m2
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Review quote

'The landmark book by an historically significant designer and wildly knowledgeable plantsman ... Piet Oudolf ranks among the greats, and his co-author Noel Kingsbury is his prophet. The book design by Dutch artist Irma Boom turns this into something extraordinary ... All should win prizes' - BBC Gardens Illustrated 'Impressive, modern, mind-altering ... the perfect tome to indulge deeper into Oudolf's Dutch genius' - English Garden 'A stunning display of Oudolf's oeuvre ... Admirers of Oudolf's work, and anyone interested in designing with perennials or in naturalistic planting, will find this book repays close attention and is a useful addition to their bookshelf' - Garden Design Journal 'Refreshingly presented in a way that allows the documentation of Oudolf's work to speak for itself - light on text and heavy on double-page photographs in which you can lose yourself' - House & Garden
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About Piet Oudolf

Piet Oudolf is one of the most distinguished landscape designers in the world today. He was the recipient of the Gold Medal and the title of 'Best in Show' at the Chelsea Flower Show 2000, the Gold Veitch Memorial Medal from the Royal Horticultural Society for 2002 and many other awards. He is the author of Designing with Plants, Planting the Natural Garden and Piet Oudolf: Landscapes in Landscapes, among other volumes.
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