The Vertical Garden
In Nature and the City
By (author) Patrick Blanc
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Vertical Garden by Patrick Blanc
Book DescriptionThis is a Norton Book for architects and designers.From the inventor of the vertical garden, here are the secrets of plants that cling, grip and climb.Patrick Blanc, an artist with green fingers, has created dozens of his admired botanical tapestries in public and private spaces around the world, including the Marithe & Francois Girbaud boutique in Manhattan; the Jean Nouvel-designed Quai Branly Museum in Paris; the aquarium in Genoa; the Siam Paragon mall in Bangkok; and the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art in Kanazawa, Japan. In this luscious, oversize, all-colour book, he explains how to create plant walls using more than one thousand plants, drawing on his observation of natural milieus, his technique of growing on vertical surfaces, his savoir faire and his passion for plants.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780393732597
(342mm x 271mm x 25mm)
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 11-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Patrick Blanc
PATRICK BLANC has been a scientist at CNRS (Centre National de Recherche Scientifique) since 1982; he won the French Society Award for Botany in 1993. He lives in Paris.
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