Gardens of the Arts and Crafts Movement

By Judith B. Tankard

“The ever-alluring Arts and Crafts garden…is profoundly relevant to our 21st-century needs.” —Sam Watters, author of Gardens for a Beautiful America

In Gardens of the Arts and Crafts Movement, landscape scholar Judith B. Tankard surveys the inspirations, characteristics, and development of garden design during this iconic movement. Tankard presents a selection of houses and gardens of the era from Great Britain and North America. With almost 300 illustrations and photographs, and an emphasis on the diversity of designers who helped forge the movement, Gardens of the Arts and Crafts Movement is an essential resource for this truly distinct approach to garden design.
 

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“The literate authority of Judith Tankard comes through in this enchanting book, reminding us that the ever-alluring Arts and Crafts garden, with its moral imperatives of environmental stewardship and integrated design, is profoundly relevant to our 21st-century needs.” —Sam Watters, author of Gardens for a Beautiful America

“Tankard’s work achieves the enviable balance of being thoroughly researched, comprehensive and readable.” —The English Garden 

“For readers choosing gifts for architects, clients, students, or interested lay people.” —Architectural Record

“A journey through the garden design of this important decorative era.” —House & Garden

Gardens of the Arts and Crafts Movement provides a compelling narrative in which to understand how this period of garden design remains relevant and important to how we design and interpret landscapes today.” —MassHort Society’s Leaflet Review

“A go-to, scholarly work that reflects thorough knowledge… A must for comprehensive landscape collections.” —Choice
 
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Number of pages
300
Publication date
November 27, 2018
ISBN
9781604698206
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