The author, a landscape design consultant, explains garden design principles, with an emphasis on contemplative gardens. This book guides the user to designing an area with the eye of an architect, incorporating individual, emotional, psychological and spiritual factors.
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Julie Moir Messervy is an award-winning author of four books including The Magic Land, Contemplative Gardens, and Outside the Not So Big House. Among her notable works, Messervy collaborated with Yo-Yo Ma and the City of Toronto to design a three-acre Music Garden at the Toronto Harbourfront based on a suite by J.S. Bach. Messervy is the 2006 recipient of the Association for Professional Landscape Designer's Award of Distinction. She lives in Saxtons River, Vermont (www.JulieMoirMesservy.com)
Sam Abell is a contributing photographer-in-residence for National Geographic. Among his prodigious published photographic output of cultural and wilderness subjects, his books include Sam Abell: The Photographic Life and Julie Moir Messervy's Contemplative Gardens.
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Book Description Little, Brown, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0316567922
Book Description Little, Brown, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0316567922
Book Description Little, Brown, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110316567922