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Franklin Record - Envisioning the garden : line, scale, distance, form, color, and meaning / Robert Mallet ; drawings by Yves Poinsot ; translation by Bryan Woy.

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Envisioning the garden : line, scale, distance, form, color, and meaning / Robert Mallet ; drawings by Yves Poinsot ; translation by Bryan Woy.

Author/Creator:
Mallet, Robert.
Standardized title:
Optique des jardins. English
Publication:
New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2011.
Format/Description:
Book
143 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Gardens -- Design.
Landscape architecture.
Summary:
Mallet shows how the basic elements of design-- line, scale, distance, shape, color, and other sensory associations-- can open the viewer's outlook toward board perspectives or, conversely, can lock us up in a cage.
Contents:
Lines and punctuation
Relative scale
Distance
Forms, textures, and lighting
Colors
The other senses in action.
Notes:
Originally published in French as: L'Optique des jardins: elargir l'espace, libérer l'esprit.
Includes index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Martin and Margy Meyerson Endowment Fund for the Built Environment Collections.
Contributor:
Poinsot, Yves.
Martin and Margy Meyerson Endowment Fund for the Built Environment Collections.
ISBN:
0393733424
9780393733426 (pbk.)
OCLC:
668194900
Publisher no.:
99947765376
Web link:
The Martin and Margy Meyerson Endowment Fund for the Built Environment Collections Home Page
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