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Modern Tropical Garden Design

By: Made Wijaya

208 pages, 270 col illus

Thames & Hudson

Hardback | Oct 2007 | #170891 | ISBN-13: 9780500513712
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About this book

Made Wijaya, Asia's leading landscape designer, shows how the most exuberant tropical plants and design inspirations have a place even in modern gardens. To underline his point, he showcases the works of masters of modern design, from the Americas to Asia and Australia. He also offers concise guidance on practical matters such as water features, pavings, lighting, furniture and also artworks. The most important designers of the modern age are highlighted, from Roberto Burle Marx to Geoffrey Bawa and Raymond Jungles. Both informative and inspirational, the book is aimed at designers of gardens large and small.


1. Tropical Americas Early Central American; LA-Miami-Florida; Hawaiian; 2. Tropical Asia New Asia; Zen-Modern; Tropical Romantic; 3. Tropical Australia; 4. Designing Modern Gardens Courtyards and Patios; Pavilions, Pergolas and Verandahs; Pavings; Water Features; Pools; Walls; Plants; Colour; Furniture; Lighting; Tropical Flower Arrangements; Art; 5. Who's Who in Landscape Design The Early Modern Masters: Geoffrey Bawa, Luis Barragan, Isamu Noghuchi, Roberto Burle Marx; Ten Landscape Visionaries: Bill Bensley, Bruce Goold, Chang Huai-yan, Jamie Durie, Karl Princic, Made Wijaya, Martin Palleros, Nancy Goslee Power, Ng Sek San, Raymond Jungles.

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Made Wijaya is a recognized authority on tropical gardens and architecture. He is the author of several books, including Tropical Garden Design and Architecture of Bali, both published by Thames & Hudson.

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