Win a copy of Mudgirls Manifesto this week in the Natural Building forum!
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic

Form and Fabric in Landscape Architecture by Catherine Dee  RSS feed

 
gardener
Posts: 697
Location: Mount Shasta, CA Zone 8a Mediterranean climate
141
books chicken duck forest garden greening the desert hugelkultur trees woodworking
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator


Summary

Form and Fabric in Landscape Architecture by Catherine Dee is a visual study of various landscape design concepts. A wide variety of different techniques are explored using black and white sketches along with short descriptions of their application in the overall landscape.

Where To Get It:

Amazon.com

Related Threads

Alternative Structures Thread
Beautiful Cob Thread
 
Michael Newby
gardener
Posts: 697
Location: Mount Shasta, CA Zone 8a Mediterranean climate
141
books chicken duck forest garden greening the desert hugelkultur trees woodworking
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
I give this book 6 out of 10 acorns

This book was recommended by a designer who came to speak during a PDC I attended at Paul's place. The information presented in the book is good, and there's really quite a bit covered as far as different techniques used to create visual interest in the landscape.

The reason this book didn't get a better rating from me is that the presentation of the material really leaves a lot to be desired in my opinion. The illustrations used throughout the book are all rough pencil sketches that are universally blurry and often very busy. I would have liked this book much better if it included crisper sketches or better yet proper illustrations and photographic examples of the subject matter.
 
my overalls have superpowers - they repel people who think fashion is important. Tiny ad:
Thread Boost feature
https://permies.com/wiki/61482/Thread-Boost-feature
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
Boost this thread!