Featuring the work of 21 landscape architects from around the world, The Inspired Landscape by Susan Cohen highlights each initial spark of creativity and traces it through the stunningly innovative landscape designs that resulted. Lushly illustrated with original sketches, plans, and photographs, this invaluable resource will embolden designers to summon the unique sources that can fuel their own creative process. Includes work by: Shlomo Aronson, Sheila Brady, and James Burnett Gilles Clement, Gary Hilderbrand, and Charles Jencks Mary Margaret Jones, Mikyoung Kim, and Peter Latz Shunmyo Masuno, Signe Nielsen, and Cornelia Hahn Oberlander Laurie Olin, Ken Smith, and Stephen Stimson Tom Stuart-Smith, Christine Ten Eyck, and Ryoko Ueyama Kim Wilkie, Thomas Woltz, and Kongjian Yu.
Susan Cohen is a teacher, trainer, and author with tremendous commitment to, and expertise in, inquiry- and place-based education; strategies for engaging diverse learners; school gardens; and the intersection between environmental education and public schools. She is the education director of Life Lab and a lecturer at UC Santa Cruz.