Whether dazzling swimming pools or serene urban escapes, stark minimalist hardscaping or exuberant planting, the projects illustrate the great diversity and dynamism of Brazil’s gardens today, but also incorporate universal ideas and details that can be translated for any culture. In his introduction, roberto silva considers the evolution of the Brazilian garden since the Colonial period and examines Burle Marx’s influence in the light of current trends.
New Brazilian Gardens: The Legacy of Burle Marx #ad - Presenting over thirty new gardens and landscapes located across the country, New Brazilian Gardens offers an exciting overview of the current practice by a wealth of creative designers working in idioms and styles that are varied and individual, but which also acknowledge the genius of Burle Marx. With the richness of the country’s great tradition of modernism and the lushness of its tropical vegetation, here are gardens to inspire everyone.
His distinctive style, incorporating bold, abstract patterns and native flora, still influences garden and landscape projects around the world.278 illustrations, 268 in color Thames Hudson.
Roberto Burle Marx: Brazilian ModernistJewish Museum #ad - Over a 60-year career, 000 gardens worldwide, he designed more than 2, the most famous of which are those he created in collaboration with the architect Oscar Niemeyer for Brasília. These artists exemplify the extent to which his work continues to be a source of inspiration. An unprecedented look at the wide-ranging artistic work of one of the 20th century’s most significant landscape architects The modernist parks and gardens of Brazilian landscape architect and garden designer Roberto Burle Marx 1909–1994 earned him awards, widespread acclaim, and international fame.
. Jewish Museum New York. The enduring influence of burle marx’s work is also explored through interviews with seven contemporary artists: Juan Araujo, Arto Lindsay, Luisa Lambri, Dominique González-Foerster, Nick Mauss, Paloma Bosquê, and Beatriz Milhazes. Although he is best known for his landscape work, theater costumes, and his larger body of work—which includes paintings, jewelry, tile mosaics, sculpture, Burle Marx was a prolific artist in a variety of media, textile design, drawings, and more—is critical to understanding his importance as a modernist.
Roberto Burle Marx: Brazilian Modernist #ad - An avid horticulturalist, he was among the first to denounce deforestation in the Amazon region; he also discovered over thirty species of Brazilian flora, which bear his name. This beautifully illustrated and groundbreaking publication covers the full range of Burle Marx’s artistic output, workshop, as well as his remarkable home, gallery, an abandoned estate that he transformed into his office, and living space.
The Colors of Nature: Subtropical Gardens by Raymond JunglesThe Monacelli Press #ad - His modern vocabulary is on display in beautiful color photographs that document each landscape in both panoramic views and intimate details. Jungles's own descriptions of each garden address the process of making the landscape as well as the design elements that tie each composition to common experiences of nature.
Jungles's original and inviting green spaces, the master landscape architect Roberto Burle Marx, like those of his mentor, bring the comfort and beauty of nature into built settings. This monograph on the work of Raymond Jungles features more than 20 residential projects. His use of plants, drawn largely from those indigenous to subtropical regions, emphasizes their dramatic sculptural forms.
The Colors of Nature: Subtropical Gardens by Raymond Jungles #ad - He is known for modernist groupings of geometric shapes, water features, which highlight the natural aspects of plantings, and native stone. Jewish Museum New York. In exquisite gardens inspired by the lush native plants of his adopted home of Miami, landscape artist/architect Raymond Jungles uses nature as a means of self-expression.
From a rooftop garden 34 stories in the air to a natural setting of ponds and islands surrounding a 1920s residence to an informal green space in the Pearl Islands of Panama, Jungles constructs vibrant spaces that complement the natural environment.
Ehrlich Yanai Outside-In: New California ModernismThe Monacelli Press #ad - Accompanying the drawings and luxurious color photography are sketches and source material that reveal the genesis of the design as well as the completed project. A survey of houses designed by steven ehrlich and Takashi Yanai of EYRC Architects, an award-winning firm whose modernist approach is infused with deep engagement with the vernacular.
Recipient of the 2015 firm award from the American Institute of Architects, EYRC Architects is internationally recognized for elegant design in a modernist spirit. Sixteen houses are presented in the book, the majority in Southern California and others near San Francisco and Houston. As ehrlich says, "blurring the boundaries between the built and natural environment, our designs merge California modernism with vernacular design elements.
Ehrlich Yanai Outside-In: New California Modernism #ad - These designs are characterized by the fusion of powerful, simple forms, climatic, with the cultural, and contextual particulars of place. Residential designs are at the heart of the practice, which now encompasses commercial and institutional projects. Through details and materials, we maximize the home owner's connection with the site and natural surroundings.
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McClean Design: Creating the Contemporary HouseRizzoli #ad - In addition to incorporating water in all of his designs, he makes extensive use of glass to eliminate the barrier between the indoors/outdoors. Mcclean design has grown into one of the leading contemporary residential design firms in the fashionable areas of Los Angeles and Beverly Hills, with projects throughout the Western United States and beyond to Hawaii and British Columbia.
Jewish Museum New York. The first book on the architect's custom-built residences in California, tailor-made to the highest specification one could ask for. This collection of visionary residences takes us on a tour of the height in luxury, cigar room, champagne vault and wine cellar, designed to accommodate all amenities available--from the indoor gym and hair salon to the movie theater, and wellness room.
California living looks at mcclean's rise to prominence, from his first Bird Streets home in the Hollywood Hills to houses that drew attention from the likes of fashion designer Calvin Klein and the record-setting Bel Air home of Beyoncé and Jay Z. His sleek designs seamlessly integrate the outdoors taking advantage of the spectacular views and landscapes.
McClean Design: Creating the Contemporary House #ad - After an illustrated introduction, the portfolio section of twenty-four magnificent ultra-modern homes describes each house in detail with sketches and site plans, explaining the architect's work. Mcclean offers his reflections on these beautiful projects and the design strategies behind their creation, all completed in the past fifteen years.
Bernard Trainor: Ground Studio LandscapesPrinceton Architectural Press #ad - His award-winning work combines an awareness of regional context with materials, collaboration, and deep connection to the land. Trainor's regional, sustainable approach inspires wonder and respect for nature as it aims to preserve and restore it. Bernard trainor's newest book celebrates the wild and elemental landscapes of California, from the craggy coasts of Big Sur to the fertile hills of Sonoma wine country.
Beautifully photographed and documented with full-color plans, the projects in this survey of his recent work include a range of scale, from compact urban gardens to expansive rural sites. Jewish Museum New York.
The Art of Outdoor Living: Gardens for Entertaining Family and FriendsRizzoli #ad - For anyone who wants to live well in their garden, playing, here is a guide to creating stylish and livable outdoor spaces--for entertaining, and relaxing. Pools made private by lush plantings, bedrooms open to the back yard, bar seating by the outdoor oven. Shrader shows us how to connect the landscape outside with interior decor; resulting in an exterior environment that flows naturally, stylishly and serenely from this core.
He also inspires us to think of the way these outdoor spaces will be used, warm, and plan ahead for ways to keep our family and guests fed, and entertained in them. Jewish Museum New York. In his first book, he shares the grounds of twelve beautiful properties, all designed to be lived in and enjoyed as extensions of the homes they surround, rich with creature comforts.
The Art of Outdoor Living: Gardens for Entertaining Family and Friends #ad - These are modern, playing, chic gardens and outdoor entertainment spaces specifically designed for cooking, entertaining, and relaxing. Folded in between the featured gardens--which range in style from hollywood Regency to Modern Moroccan--are meditative essays on topics including Sustainability, as Shrader reflects on the ways that gardens change constantly in small ways, shifting mood with the light and the weather, and Pathways, Lifestyle, transforming dramatically with the cycle of the seasons and the passage of years.
. California native and exterior architect Scott Shrader is known for creating covetable outdoor rooms for clients including Ellen DeGeneres and Patrick Dempsey.
Roberto Burle Marx: The unnatural art of the gardenDistributed by H.N. Abrams #ad - Painting a vivid portrait of the artist, lucio costa, and rino levi, his close collaborative relationships with such architects as Le Corbusier, author William Howard Adams describes the evolution of Burle Marx's art, Oscar Niemeyer, and his long-standing efforts to save the Brazilian rain forest. The nearly 90 illustrations include original plans for many projects as well as stunning photographs of the finished works.
Jewish Museum New York. Published to accompany an exhibition at the museum of modern art, this book recognizes Brazilian landscape architect Robert Burle Marx's affinity for the sensibilities of such 20th-century artists as Calder, and Picasso, New York, Lýger, Mirý, and his unique ability to apply their vocabularies in eloquent compositions of earth and plant.
Casa Moderna: Latin American LivingThames & Hudson #ad - From chile’s dramatic coastline to the amazon rainforest, thirty-eight highly individual houses provide sources of inspiration for architects and interior designers everywhere, and also give insights into Latin America’s unique landscapes and diverse lifestyles. Written for both designers and home-owners, Casa Moderna features an appendix of architectural plans for each of the featured houses.
A collection of the best contemporary residential projects designed by emerging and established architects in a range of dramatic settings across Central and South America. Since the modernism pioneered by Oscar Niemeyer in Brazil, Latin America has become one of the world’s most exciting locations for contemporary architecture.
Casa Moderna: Latin American Living #ad - Presenting an in-depth exploration of the technique and culture behind these stunning homes, this book reveals how these remarkable buildings have come to transcend their time and place. 250+ illustrations in color Jewish Museum New York. The wide architectural range, and environments, set amid varied climates, social conditions, has brought international attention to a continent that’s making a name for itself as a center for innovation and experimentation.
This overview showcases the most accomplished and rarely seen contemporary houses, Mathias Klotz, and Marcio Kogan, by established names such as Isay Weinfeld, and rising talents like Pezo von Ellrichshausen and Giancarlo Mazzanti.
Homes for Our Time. Contemporary Houses around the World German EditionTASCHEN #ad - This cutting-edge global digest features such talents as shigeru Ban, MVRDV, Desai Chia, Xu Fu-Min, and Marcio Kogan alongside up-and-coming names like Aires Mateus, Vo Trong Nghia, and Shunri Nishizawa. Here, in the united states and mexico, from china and Vietnam, there are homes in Australia and New Zealand, and on to less expected places like Ecuador and Costa Rica.
Across small cottages and lavish villas, beach houses and forest refuges, discover the world’s finest crop of new homes. Ensconced in a pine forest north of Madrid, the lower level is embedded in rock and connected to the upper by a natural stone wall. Shinichi ogawa’s seaside House is an immaculate two-story minimalist marvel in Kanagawa that overlooks the Pacific.
Homes for Our Time. Contemporary Houses around the World German Edition #ad - Its living area spills onto a cantilevered terrace and infinity pool, almost dissolving into the ocean as one seamless entity. In vietnam, plants, concrete panels, woven bamboo, Shunri Nishizawa’s House in Chau Doc exudes tropical sophistication with exposed timber beams, and inner balconies and terraces.
They all, toe the line between inside and outside, however, each one symbiotic with its surroundings. Jewish Museum New York. The house of three streams is a sprawling spectacle with high ceilings, and pavilions, verandas, perched atop a ridge overlooking two ravines. A medley of steel, wood, and stone, the house weaves along the contour of the landscape, glass, almost as an extension of the forest.
Gardenlust: A Botanical Tour of the World's Best New GardensTimber Press #ad - An extraordinary collection of 21st-century gardens that will arouse wanderlust… Whether you are a garden globetrotter or an armchair explorer, this book is definitely one to add to your collection. Gardens illustrated a steep hillside oasis in singapore, a garden distinguished by shape and light in Marrakech, a haunting tree museum in Switzerland—these are just a few of the extraordinary outdoor havens visited in Gardenlust.
In this sumptuous global tour of modern gardens, intrepid plant expert Christopher Woods spotlights 50 gardens that push boundaries and define natural beauty in significant ways. Along the way, plants, you'll learn about the people, and stories that make these iconic gardens so lust-worthy. Jewish Museum New York.
Gardenlust: A Botanical Tour of the World's Best New Gardens #ad - As inspiring as it is insightful, Gardenlust will delight your passion for garden inspiration—and the many places it grows. Featuring both private and public gardens, with stops in Asia, this journey makes its way from the Americas and Europe to Australia and New Zealand, Africa, and the Arabian Peninsula.