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The elegant garden : architecture and landscape of the world's finest gardens
Johann Kräftner.
Design Library Call Number
  Stacks SB472.45 .K73 2012 (Browse Shelf) Available
  • ISBN: 9780847839285 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0847839281 (hbk.)
  • OCLC Number: 797976842
  • "Originally published in German in 2012 by Christian Brandstätter Verlag, GmbH & Co KG, Wickenburggasse 26 A-1080 Vienna"--P. 432.
  • Includes index.
Table of Contents

The garden, a place of eternal life -- Arcadia's first rebirth, the Italian garden -- Ordered nature, the French garden -- The world as marvel and harmony, the Chinese garden -- From abstraction to meditation, the Japanese garden -- The designed landscape, the English garden -- Caprices of imagination, follies and pavilions -- Palaces without walls, orangeries and greenhouses -- The art of functional beauty, trellises, gazebos, and pergolas -- The art of beautiful cutting, topiary -- Rooms with sky, the courtyard garden -- Everyday oases, the small garden -- Dialogues between tradition and innovation, the new garden -- Index.