Writer and photographer Keister offers a beautifully photographed book which looks at past and present day courtyards around the world. The book examines the history of the courtyard, both private and public, community courtyards, historic residential courtyards, modern courtyards, water features, and outdoor lighting. Keister presents a wide variety of suggestions and solutions for the homeowner wishing for inspiration to help create an intimate outdoor space.
Douglas gives an overview of the book:
Photographer-writer Douglas Keister, has authored and co-authored thirty-nine critically acclaimed books. He also writes and illustrates magazine articles and contributes photographs and essays to dozens of magazines, newspapers, books, calendars, posters and greeting cards...
Keister has done for cemetery exploration what Audubon did for birding.