Planting Design Illustrated by Gang Chen

“After years of trying with conventional publishers, I finally got my book published through the great services of Outskirts Press. They know what they are doing and they walked me through the publication process step-by-step. Now they continue to provide excellent marketing advice.” – Gang Chen

 

 

Absolutely fascinating! Informative, enlightening, and entertaining!

This is one of the most comprehensive books on Planting Design. It is a Book of the Year Winner for ForeWord Magazine.

It fills in the blank in this field and introduces poetry, painting and symbolism into Planting Design. It covers in detail the two major systems in Planting Design: Formal Planting Design and Naturalistic Planting Design. It has numerous line drawings and photos to illustrate the Planting Design concepts and principles. Through in-depth discussions of historical precedents and practical case studies, it uncovers the fundamental design principles and concepts as well as underpinning philosophy for Planting Design. It is an indispensable reference book for Landscape Architecture students, designers, architects, urban planners and ordinary garden lovers