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- 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...
System Landschaft / Landscape as a System: ZeitgenĂ¶ssische deutsche Landschaftsarchitektur / Contemporary German Landscape Architecture (German and English Edition)Springer 2009; US$ 74.95
Landschaft" wird heute immer stĂ¤rker als komplexes System begriffen: Biotope und WasserkreislĂ¤ufe, FreirĂ¤ume und Bauten, Nachbarschaften und WirtschaftsrĂ¤ume sind Komponenten dieses Systems. Eine solche Betrachtung des Landschaftsraums als gemeinsame Schnittstelle von sozialen, kulturellen, wirtschaftlichen und anderen Prozessen bringt beflĂĽgelt... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 40.00
?I want to put the mystery back into the heart of garden design, where it needs to be. It?s what lures you in through the gate, keeps you moving through the landscape, and fills you with excitement along the way. The sense of mystery is what turns a mere display of plants, paths, and ornaments into an adventure.? ?James... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 13.99
? American Eden moves luminously through landscapes of history, literature, biography, and design theory. . . . fusing sharp-edged analysis and graceful American prose.? ?Kevin Starr, author of Golden Gate: The Life and Times of America's Greatest Bridge ?Informative and absolutely engrossing.? ?Ross King, author of Brunelleschi's Dome Garden... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 85.00
The new industry standard on landscape architectural detailing Detailing for Landscape Architects takes the reader on an educational journey across three major areas of landscape architectural detailingaesthetics, function, and constructibilityto demonstrate how powerful design patterns can transform thematic ideas into awe-inspiring built... more...
- IOS Press 2011; US$ 116.00
"Exploring the Visual Landscape" is about the combination of landscape research and planning, visual perception and Geographic Information Science. It showcases possible ways of getting a grip on themes like: landscape openness, cluttering of the rural landscape, high-rise buildings in relation to cityscape, historic landscapes and motorway... more...