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Choosing Stone and Hard Materials: Landscape Design Advisories / Chapter 8

Chapter 8 Choosing Stone and Hard Materials Choose a Family of Stone and Hard Materials from the Beginning. It will save alot of problems if you considerately select the set of stone and hard materials you will be using together for your ‘palette’ before you begin to design your projects in any detail. You are […]

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Designing Your Views: Landscape Design Advisories / Chapter 6

Chapter  6 Designing Your Views You can lead the eye wherever you want to. Control Your views. Work around existing features Make whatever you add complementary to what you already like and will keep in the place. Plan to erase whatever does not please you. When you are designing your views, through your design, you […]

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Landscape Design Advisories: Chapter 4 / The Logic of your Property

Landscape Advisories Chapter 4 THE PATH TO UNIFIED LOGIC As with almost everything, thinking in relationships will lead to unity in the outcome. Any piece of your place that you alter or create affects other parts of a complex whole. Good design solutions come from looking for the best combined placement and shaping of the […]

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Landscape Design Advisories: Chapter 3 / Deletions are First

Landscape Design Advisories Chapter 3 Deletions are First Start with the Givens. For the design of the all the work, from built work to plant work, you may first want to carefully consider which features of the property will or will not be altered. The features that definitely remain are your ‘givens’, fundamental in directing […]

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