This well-organized guide, the first of two volumes, displays and discusses the European influenced architectural styles, including: Classical, Gothic, Early American, Georgian, Victorian, Italian, French, and Second Empire. Over 350 beautiful, color photos and 87 line drawings illustrate possibilities and display the implemented designs. For each architectural style, descriptions of colors, materials, and unique features are provided. Site elements include the paving, walls, fences, trellises, shade covers, water features, fire features, seating, and garden art. This book is a must wherever landscape design is performed, discussed, and imagined.