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- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 39.95
Shunmyo Masuno , Japan's leading garden designer, is at once Japan's most highly acclaimed landscape architect and an 18th-generation Zen Buddhist priest, presiding over daily ceremonies at the Kenkoji Temple in Yokohama. He is celebrated for his unique ability to blend strikingly contemporary elements with the traditional design vernacular. He has... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 64.95
This volume in the series on contemporary landscape architecture is concerned with how life quality can be increased by improving our living environment through planning and raising the quality of public space. How green do we want our housing to be? What are the essential criteria of a successful planning of open space in residential architecture?... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 29.95
Most visitors to Singapore marvel at the greenness of it all. Wide Boulevards shaded by venerable Rain Trees, interconnecting parks displaying a huge variety of tropical plants, roadside plantings in every shade of green, red and yellow, and great expanses of junglescape alongside the office skyscrapers and apartment blocks. It is truly a garden city,... more...
- UNSW Press 2012; US$ 49.99
This first history of landscape architecture in Australia profiles the people who have shaped the nations landscape and forged a profession: designers, architects, public servants and activists. Using archival images and plans, the book recounts in fascinating detail milestones such as the creation of Melbournes public parks, the acclaimed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 80.95
It has been argued that the history of landscape and of gardens has been marginalized from the mainstream of art history and visual studies because of a lack of engagement with the theories, methods and concepts of these disciplines. This book explores possible ways out of this impasse in such a way that landscape studies would become pivotal through... more...
- The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc. 2009; US$ 49.99
Frederick Law Olmsted and others saw the landscape as it was and enhanced it, instead of imposing rigid design upon it. Groundbreaking landscape architects Beatrix Farrand and Fletcher Steele, among others, were brought to Maine by patrons, and the resulting public parks, campuses, institutional grounds, and private estates remain a priceless legacy.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
"A model city, the hope of democracy" ? John Nolan on his suggested plans for Madison, Wisconsin This book connects John Nolen's political and social visions with his design proposals by analyzing his extensive writings, personal correspondence and some of his most significant works. While John Nolen is best known as a city planner, he trained... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 56.95
Facilitating Watershed Management brings together myriad distinctive voices to create an experiential learning process drawn from the most important innovators in the field. Presenting an introduction to the diversity of tools (sociological, pedagogical, phenomenological) needed to implement watershed management in the real world trenches, the book... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1993; US$ 55.95
Heritage gardens create huge management headaches. How does one preserve a garden designed for the enjoyment of the few when the advent of the many grinds it away to nothing? The answer, as presented in Heritage Gardens is a subterfuge: preserve the illusion of the created environment as originally conceived, but adjust it using more durable materials:... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 79.95
These essays make a unique contribution to the documentation of twentieth century landscape architecture. They address key moments in history that have sometimes been overlooked or forgotten, emerging moments, and potential moments of leverage. The essays present contemporary examples in architecture, landscape architecture and garden design that offer... more...