Envisioning the garden line, scale, distance, form, color, and meaning by Robert Mallet

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Published by W.W. Norton & Co. in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Landscape architecture,
  • Design,
  • Gardens

About the Edition

Mallet shows how the basic elements of design-- line, scale, distance, shape, color, and other sensory associations-- can open the viewer"s outlook toward board perspectives or, conversely, can lock us up in a cage.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementRobert Mallet ; translation by Bryan Woy; drawings by Yves Poinsot .
ContributionsPoinsot, Yves
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSB473 .M27513 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination143 p. :
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25016576M
ISBN 100393733424
ISBN 109780393733426
LC Control Number2010051396
OCLC/WorldCa668194900

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