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Gardens of the Gods free pdf Gardens of the Gods will appeal to anyone with an interest in sacred spaces and places. It reveals the religious and symbolic language of garden design, exploring the gardens of China with their moon gates and immortal rocks, the Zen gardens of Japan, the paradise gardens of Islam, those of Renaissance Italy with their richly mythological imagery, the landscaped parks of England, the gardens of New Harmony in the US and some striking modern examples of symbolic gardens, including the Tarot Garden of the sculptress Niki de Saint Phalle in Italy. This beautifully illustrated book also includes a chapter with suggestions for creating a OCygarden of meaningOCO and a selected catalogue of plants with symbolic or mythological associations. Gardens of the Gods is based on ten years of research, travel and passionate curiosity. It is also the result of a personal quest OCo to reveal the mystical codes written in the astonishing varieties of gardens worldwide."

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Author : Christopher McIntosh
Publisher : I. B. Tauris
Data Published : 27 May 2014
ISBN : 0857712861
EAN : 9780857712868
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 231 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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