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Eetbaar park = Edible park /
Nils Norman ; met bijdragen van, with contributions by Nina Folkersma ... [et al. ; red. Taco de Neef ... et al. ; ill. Walter Warton ; vert. Jane Bemont ... et al.].
imprint
Amsterdam : Valiz ; Den Haag : Stroom Den Haag, cop. 2012.
description
160 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
ISBN
9078088613, 9789078088615
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imprint
Amsterdam : Valiz ; Den Haag : Stroom Den Haag, cop. 2012.
isbn
9078088613
9789078088615
language note
Text in Dutch and English.
catalogue key
8452033
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Reference & Research Book News, August 2012
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In a public park in the Hague, British artist Nils Norman (born 1966) has devised an unusual work of art: one that grows and blossoms and produces delicious fruit and vegetables. Norman's "Edible Park" was developed using the principles of permaculture, a form of vegetable gardening in which different plants are combined in such a way that they complement one another's needs as they grow. More than just a gardening model, permaculture is a nature-based design philosophy that can be used as a guide for architecture, product design and to improve society in general. In Edible Park Norman explains his methods, his sources of inspiration and the artistic and social-critical context around his work. The book contains a wealth of visual material and a DIY section explaining permaculture methods that can be applied to the balcony or backyard garden.

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