Janice Parker, "Designing a Vision"
A full-color, richly illustrated and comprehensive outline of Janice Parker's inspiration, technique, design, construction and implementation of landscape gardening. This book is a timeless resource for landscape designers and architects who want to continue their personal and professional development in the field.
Diverse styles of landscape projects are represented at all stages of development: from the vision, design, and plans, to the construction process, details, and plantings. Containing first-hand accounts of Janice's experience and practice, this beautiful volume is replete with case studies, anecdotes, illustrations, insights, and visual aids.
The finished projects are displayed in a creative and direct format. Strong graphic layouts collaborate with insightful narratives to produce a striking and informative book, while verdant photography augments an incredible number of color renderings, watercolors, inspiring artworks and plans of the projects throughout.
In her well-rounded career as a landscape architect, horticultural specialist, garden consultant, teacher, floral designer and speaker, Janice Parker has distinguished herself by rethinking accepted landscape practices and developing inventive, personal solutions for difficult problems. As an entrepreneur and principal of her own firm, Janice has extensive hands-on experience in every facet of landscape design, so she understands the process from start to finish. As a result, the work and projects depicted in Janice Parker Landscape Architects: Designing a Vision are realistic as well as inspiring.
Since creating Janice Parker Landscape Architects in 1984, Janice has cultivated the firm to one of national prominence. Janice Parker Landscape Architects has conceptualized and directed innovative landscape architecture for national private and public clients across the United States. The firm has established a reputation for conceiving, planning, and installing thoughtful landscapes, and is dedicated to excellent design, full documentation, and project coordination.
Under her guidance, the firm has been honored with multiple awards, including the 2012 National Palladio Award for Landscape Architecture, the 2015 Professional Merit Award from the American Society of Landscape Architects and the 2016 Stanford White Award from the New York Institute of Classical Architecture and Art for Landscape Design. Her firm’s work has been featured in The New York Times, Architectural Digest, Veranda, The Washington Post Online, HGTV.com, Equestrian Quarterly, Period Homes, Robb Report, New Old House, The New York Observer Online, Curbed NY, Style Beat, Metropolitan Home, Interior Design, Vogue, and Luxe Interiors + Design—to name a few.
Janice’s notable career has embodied the essence of mentoring, teaching, and volunteering. She chose the unique journey of gaining her landscape architecture license through independent training, practical experience and mentorship from other respected professionals in the field of design.
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