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The New Tech Garden

The New Tech Garden

Author: Paul Cooper
$49.95(AUD)  inc GST
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A celebration of gardens in which man-made materials such as plastic perspex, steel, glass and textiles have been used by a new generation of garden designers to create gardens more in keeping with contemporary design and lifestyles. Award-winning and controversial garden designer Paul Cooper has chosen the best examples of New Tech gardens from all over the world including kinetic gardens, portable gardens, multi-experience gardens for use in both day- and night-time, instant-assembly gardens, and radical gardens that overthrow convention.
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A unique collection of controversial contemporary garden designs Written by an award-winning 'iconoclast garden artist' Private and public gardens from around the world Stunning photographs are complemented by garden plans
Author description
Before becoming a garden designer Paul Cooper was a successful sculptor. One of today' s most controversial designers for his use of unconventional materials and theatrical effects, Paul has won RHS gold, silver and bronze medals and best garden award at the Chelsea Flower Show. Commissions for Paul' s work include those for the BBC2 TV series Gardens by Design and the BBC Gardener' s World Live show. He regularly appears on TV and radio, while his garden designs have appeared in a number of magazines and newspapers.
Table of contents
Introduction: why new tech? Radical responses High tech solutions The kinetic garden Architectural extensions Instant gratification The soft garden Paul cooper garden Directory of materials Index Acknowledgments
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General Fields

  • : 9781845332914
  • : Octopus Publishing Group
  • : Mitchell Beazley
  • : February 2007
  • : 280mm X 230mm X 16mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 712.6
  • : 192
  • : c140 full-colour photographs plus garden plans
  • : Paul Cooper
  • : Paperback