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Foundations of Landscape Architecture

Integrating Form and Space Using the Language of Site Design

Foundations of Landscape Architecture by Norman Booth
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A visually engaging introduction to landscape architecturaldesign

Landscape architectural design seeks to create environments thataccommodate users' varying lifestyles and needs, incorporatecultural heritage, promote sustainability, and integrate functionalrequirements for optimal enjoyment. Foundations of LandscapeArchitecture introduces the foundational concepts needed toeffectively integrate space and form in landscape design.

With over five hundred hand-rendered and digital drawings, aswell as photographs, Foundations of Landscape Architectureillustrates the importance of spatial language. It introducesconcepts, typologies, and rudimentary principles of form and space.Including designs for projects such as parks, campuses, andmemorials, this text provides the core concepts necessary fordesigners to shape functional landscapes. Additionally, chaptersdiscuss organizational and spatial design structures based onorthogonal forms, angular forms, and circular forms.

Helping students, professionals, and lifelong learners alike,Foundations of Landscape Arch-itecture delivers a concreteunderstanding of landscape architectural design to inspire one'simagination for countless types of projects.

Wiley; November 2011
384 pages; ISBN 9781118129470
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Title: Foundations of Landscape Architecture
Author: Norman Booth
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