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- 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...
- Troubador Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 6.50
Violet &?Vines is an analogy of maintaining and tending a garden. Each chapter takes the reader through the needs to keep their life garden vibrant and colourful, and demonstrates how, although things are not always easy and take great courage, brutal decisions are sometimes essential in order to restore sanity and self-belief. more...
- Down East Books 2009; US$ 34.99
It's not surprising that visual artists would create particularly interesting gardens. Besides a trained eye, they use their penchant for fearless artistic expression. This book offers a most unusual personal look at 20 spectacular private gardens in New England that will inspire readers to look at their own gardens with fresh perspectives. Lavishly... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 70.00
Changes over the course of time is a specific category of landscape architecture in their work in open spaces and with organic materials: sustainability, identity, the preservation and development of our natural environment and our built living environment are designed in and by time-based processes. The book will appear on the occasion of the German... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 66.95
This book examines the three principal value systems which influence landscape architectural practice: the aesthetic, the social and the environmental, and seeks to discover the role that the profession should be playing now and for the future. The book integrates an investigation of historical sources with contemporary research into the beliefs and... more...
- McGraw-Hill 2006; US$ 89.95
With more than 30 percent new material, the. fourth edition of this classic is an indispensable. resource for practicing landscape architecture professionals. as well as students. The most comprehensive. overview of landscape architecture available, this reference. covers every aspect of planning, design, installation,. implementation, and maintenance.... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2007; US$ 65.95
Written by a team of renowned practitioners and academics, this book offers a broad investigation of how the designed landscape is and has been represented: for design study, for criticism and even for its realization. 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 2006; US$ 90.00
Experiential Landscape offers new ways of looking at the relationship between people and the outdoor open spaces they use in their everyday lives. The book takes a holistic view of the relationship between humans and their environment, integrating experiential and spatial dimensions of the outdoors, and exploring the theory and application of environmental... more...