The Garden Guide

Book: Landscape Planning and Environmental Impact Design: from EIA to EID
Chapter: Chapter 4 Public open space POS

Brownways as greenways

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Meditative greenways, using natural materials 

Brownways have the emotional appeal of redways but they are deeper and meditative. Natural materials can be thought of as brown in mood, like wood and wholemeal bread. In the country and in the town it is possible to have places with a good range of natural materials: wood, stone, earth and gravel.