African Design Magazine December 2015 - Page 96

Book Review BOOK Landscaping Human Habitat The inherent desire in most human beings is to live in beautiful environments. This book is a holistic guide to landscaping and beautifying human habitats. The concepts and details presented in the book serve as a useful resource for ideas and techniques for greening and embellishing the entire physical environment including living, working and recreational spaces.The breadth and depth of plants and planting information in the book makes it very relevant for the entire spectrum of plant lovers, from amateurs to landscaping experts. The book is especially valuable for professionals who are responsible for creating ideal habitats for all people. Innumerable books have been written on gardening and landscaping. Most of these pertain to one kind of material – it may be trees, shrubs, decorative plants or any other. One of the unique and interesting features of this book is that it covers almost all kinds of essential materials which are primarily used for landscaping. The descriptions pertaining to usefulness of trees, their fundamental requirements regarding their structure, texture, density and diversity of use, scale, colour and form, are all the kinds of characteristics that are required to be understood before planned plantations are implemented. Similar is the problem with shrubs, creepers, and numerous other plant materials which form an important part of landscaping. This book serves as a useful resource for greening, beautifying and improving physical environmental conditions for any kind of macro and micro settings. Read more here 96 africandesignmagazine.com AUTHORS: Hardial Singh Johl and Sarbjit Singh Bahga HARDCOVER: 172 pages ISBN: 978-8193078099 PUBLISHERS: White Falcon Publishing COLOUR PHOTOS: 195 CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE