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Veins of leaf, on cover of 'XTRRDNR Gardens', by Lannoo Publishers.


By (author) Jorg Brauer


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  • Meet the 'Piet Boon' of garden architecture: Erik Van Gelder. Specialising in 'fusion gardening', this generous visual biography will act as a source of inspiration to any aspiring or professional landscaper
  • First book by this famous garden architect
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“Fusion gardening embraces an exciting mix of different styles, making the whole greater than the sum of its parts”. – Erik van Gelder “My ambition is to extend the living space beyond the interior. And to create outside spaces that enhance the lives of those who use them” – Erik van Gelder Creative spirits colour outside the lines. They draw inspiration from a variety of domains that they then combine and craft into a single harmonious unit. Erik van Gelder’s work is the embodiment of this. He integrates a range of styles into grand garden designs, in which everything has its own place. The book XTRRDNR Gardens gathers a carefully-chosen selection of his most enchanting projects. Its richly illustrated pages lay bare the designer’s soul and vision, casting light on his background and working methods. A generous visual biography that will inspire all lovers of exceptional gardens, this coffee-table book is one to treasure: an homage to good taste. Text in English and Dutch.

About the Author
Love for nature is in Erik van Gelder's DNA. His grandfather owned a plantation and designed gardens, and his father owned a gardening company. Van Gelder studied garden architecture and gained experience working for different landscapers. Now he runs a studio, designing gardens with the aims of harmonising nature, surroundings, and the wishes of the client.
Lannoo Publishers
14th Feb 2017
300 mm x 300 mm
240 Pages
300 color, b&w
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