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New Gardens of the American West: Residential Landscapes of Design Workshop

New Gardens of the American West: Residential Landscapes of Design Workshop

New Gardens of the American West: Residential Landscapes of Design Workshop

$35.00

Shaw, Sarah

Cl. New York, 2004

Book ID: 62882

The book features a series of 10 residential landscape designs by Design Workshop in the mountains and deserts of the American West. Highlights include resurrection of ancient Spanish irrigation channels called acequias on the grounds of New Mexican estates; water-harvesting techniques and erosion prevention strategies that allow for the growth of lush landscapes in arid climates; siting of new homes to capture magnificent views, and water features that create mountain streams out of irrigation ditches and ponds.

128 pp., 300 color illus.