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Britain is famous all over the world for its gardens. In this book Helena Attlee focuses on twenty of the finest gardens in the country. Her choice encompasses a rich selection of sites all over England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, ranging from famous eighteenth-century landscapes such as Stourhead to quirky modern gardens such as Charles Jencks Garden of Cosmic Speculation in the Scottish borders. Her lively text provides a brief history of each garden combined with a vivid account of …
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Sir Roy Strong calls Little Sparta the only really original garden made in this country since 1945. Ian Hamilton Finlay s unique creation in the Pentland Hills south of Edinburgh is a garden composed as an artwork in itself. It incorporates concrete poetry, moral polemic, philosophical reflection and a sparkling sense of humour. While Finlay s works and installations throughout Europe and North America are well documented and justly famous, this is the first book devoted solely to the garden at Little …
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The 29 landscape designs selected for this book have changed the way we look at designed outdoor spaces. They are examples of the ways in which 20th-century landscape designers have attempted to create a new style to reflect the modern age. All the landscapes still exist in some form and most can be visited. They range from Frank Lloyd Wright s Fallingwater to Brenda Colvin s Eggborough Power Station, Ian Hamilton Finlay s Little Sparta to Maya Lin s Vietnam War Memorial, Derek Jarman s Prospect …
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Ian Hamilton Finlay s garden in the Pentland Hills near Edinburgh is widely regarded as one of the most significant gardens in Britain. In addition to being a spectacular example of garden design, it also features almost 300 artworks by Finlay and others which form an integral part of the garden scheme. This new companion to Little Sparta tells the story of Ian Hamilton Finlay s extraordinary creation, exploring the underlying themes, and introducing and explaining the significance of the main elements …
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Price: 6.60 $