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Art of the Islamic Garden

By Emma Clark

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ISBN: 9781847972040
PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION): 20/07/2010
PAGES: 208
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 200 colour photographs

Islamic gardens are enchanting places. Just the names of some of the most beautiful gardens in the world - the Alhambra, the Generalife, the Shalimar - conjure up images of calm and even divine beauty. No visitor is left untouched by their magic. This new paperback edition of The Art of the Islamic Garden is an introduction to the design, symbolism and making of an Islamic Garden and it examines that magic, describes the component parts which allow a deeper understanding of the beauty.

Topics covered:

  • Historical, cultural and spiritual background
  • Geometry, design and layout
  • The importance of water
  • Advice on trees, shrubs and flowers

RRP: £16.99

Site Price: £13.59

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