Author(s): Made Wijaya
In this richly-illustrated tour of modern tropical gardens, Made Wijaya takes novice gardeners and professionals around the world in search of innovative designs. From South America to the tropical states of the U.S.-including Florida, California and Hawaii-to tropical Asia and tropical Australia, "Modern Tropical Garden Design" covers a profusion of different environments. The styles of garden design are as various as the terrain covered, and includes gardens by Wijaya and numerous other talented designers. "Modern Tropical Garden Design" also explores the myriad of different elements that can be found in the modern tropical garden, including courtyards and patios; pavilions, pergolas and verandas; pavings; water features; pools; walls; plants; colors; furniture; lighting; tropical flower arrangements and art. Incorporating a lively discussion of the work of ten exciting garden visionaries, as well as the work of some early modern masters of garden design, "Modern Tropical Garden Design" will prove an inspiration for gardeners everywhere.
"Along with 270 vibrant photographs of landscapes around the world, the book helps readers to create similar exotic settings in their own back yards."--"Home & Design"