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- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 84.00
Which approaches can landscape, urban and architectural designers take to contribute their specific professional skills and means to solve the problem of water scarcety? What potential do available technologies and materials offer, and what methods and tools can be derived from social engagement? Based on five years of research, the results of the... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 64.95
European landscape architecture builds on a common horizon of understanding and yet produces quality works of very different expression and style. In Touch explores outstanding projects created within the European mindset, diving below the surface in an attempt to uncover the common values that bind European design work. The book presents 11 in-depth... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 130.00
This book shows for the first time how green infrastructure can work in an African urban context. On one level it provides a major rethinking of the role of infrastructure in urban society since the creation of networked infrastructure in the early twentieth century. On another, it explores the changing paradigms of urban development through the fundamental... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 50.95
This colourful guide will introduce you to the fundamentals of horticulture, whether you are taking an RHS course, are a keen amateur or seasoned gardener. Written in a clear and accessible style, this book explains the principles that underlie the cultivation of flowers, fruits, vegetables, turf and ornamental planting in the outdoors and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 36.95
Principles of Horticulture is an excellent introduction to a wide range of aspects of commercial and leisure horticulture. Written in a highly accessible and readable style, this book has already proved invaluable to a broad selection of readers, particularly students on horticulture courses and keen amateur gardeners. It also provides a handy basic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 33.95
Principles of Horticulture is an excellent introduction to the study of all aspects of the subject. Written in an accessible and readable style it explains the principles that underlie the cultivation of flowers, fruits, vegetables, turf, ornamental planting in outdoors and in protected culture; commercially as well as in the garden and on the allotment.... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 29.95
Ken Smith is unquestionably one of the most interesting voices in landscape architecture; his works reflect the intensity and energy of their surroundings and challenge the distinction between landscape and art form. "Ken Smith Landscape Architects/Urban Projects focuses on three prominent works in New York City: his East River Project; his work... more...
- Springer 2005; US$ 29.95
In the field of landscape architecture, there is no more distinguished voice than Michael Van Valkenburgh, and it therefore seems appropriate that we begin this new "Source Books in Landscape" series with his recently completed Allegheny Riverfront Park project for Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. As part of the city's efforts to restore its... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95
What do you communicate when you draw an industrial landscape using charcoal; what about a hyper-realistic PhotoShop collage method? What are the right choices to make? Are there right and wrong choices when it comes to presenting a particular environment in a particular way? The choice of medium for visualising an idea is something that faces... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95
Providing insights into this neglected Southeast Asian city, this interesting book interprets Vientiane?s landscape - physical as well as imagined - as a reflection of key aspects of Lao geo-political history, the nature of Lao urbanism, and its critical relation to constructions of Lao identity in the contemporary period. It is argued that the patterns... more...