People have been customising the Mediterranean landscape for artistic and cultural purposes for more than 30,000 years. This book explores that tradition in contemporary practice.
What does this book cover?
Mediterranean Landscape Design: Vernacular Contemporary is a deep look at the ancient history of landscape architecture in the Mediterranean region, one of the areas where it first became a major part of world history. This book was nearly 40 years in the making, and conveys a lifetime of experience.
As you delve into the history of landscape architecture, you’ll discover new insight into:
About the Author
Louisa Jones spent some 4 decades in Southern France. Her previous works in the subject of gardens and landscaping include The Garden Visitor’s Companion, Reinventing the Garden, The French Country Garden and Kitchen Gardens of France. Clive Nichols is a world-renowned garden and flower photographer, once named Garden Photographer of the Year.
This book is beautiful, scholarly and ambitious. It deserves a place on the bookshelf of every one who loves gardens and landscaping.