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From Concept to Form: In Landscape Design
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0471285099, Paperback)From Concept to Form in Landscape Design Grant W. Reid, ASLA One of the most difficult tasks for a designer is to translate concepts into specific and detailed organizations of space. From Concept to Form in Landscape Design provides vital, functional techniques that make the transformation easier and more effective. This perceptive resource examines both traditional and non-traditional methods of landscape design, providing the conceptual and philosophical foundations for ideas and their graphic expression. Reid utilizes both geometric and naturalistic approaches as form determinants. From Concept to Form in Landscape Design includesdetailed photographs to assist in visualizing various techniquesprecise case studies showing sequential processes of form evolutioninspiring images from nature for naturalistic form developmentatypical design examples as impetuses for innovationFrom Concept to Form in Landscape Design is presented in a highly visual manner, rendering the process of landscape transformation more accessible. Designers will find these images to be a viable toolbox of techniques with immediate and precise applications. Reid’s approach is replete with compelling, valuable, and accessible insights for both indoor and outdoor spaces, making this book ideal for landscape architects, architects, landscape designers, and students.
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