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Urban Oasis: Tranquil Outdoor Spaces at Home

Urban Oasis: Tranquil Outdoor Spaces at Home (Hardback)

By Gross, Rebecca

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Having personal, private, outdoor space is becoming ever-more elusive as urban areas become more crowded due to population growth and development. Urban Oasis: Finding Tranquility at Home features projects from Sydney to Singapore and London to New York that showcase inspirationa...l and aspirational rooftops, gardens and courtyards that offer private pockets of paradise. Amid the hustle and bustle of their urban environments, these outdoor spaces provide relaxing, sociable and plant-filled settings for their owners to savour peace and calm, and the company of family and friends, surrounded by nature and in the fresh, open air. AUTHOR: Rebecca Gross specialises in writing about architecture and design. She has a Masters in History of Decorative Arts and Design from Parsons School of Design in New York and is interested in understanding cultural history through the lens of architecture and design. Rebecca writes for Australian and New Zealand magazines, architects and designers and served as editor for New Orleans: An Intimate Journey Through a City With Soul written by Professor Geoffrey H. Baker. SELLING POINTS: Richly illustrated with full colour photographs of inspiring outdoor spaces and private havens Includes a selection of designer spaces from some of the largest and densest cities Ranges from breathtaking rooftops to bijou courtyards, patios and terraces Shows that anyone can create their own private space, even in the biggest cities, with a little ingenuity 300 colour images
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ISBN 9781864708417
Published AU 1 May 2020
Publisher Images Publishing Group Pty Lt
Format Hardback
624 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days

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ISBN-13 9781864708417
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Status In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Images Publishing Group Pty Lt
Imprint Images Publishing Group Pty Ltd
Published 1 May 2020
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Gross, Rebecca
Category Landscape Art & Architecture
Garden Design & Planning
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Number of Pages 224
Dimensions Width: 200mm
Height: 250mm
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Weight Not specified - defaults to 1,000g
Interest Age General Audience
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ONIX Text General/trade