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- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 63.00
The use of innovative new materials is an important trend in landscape architecture today. These materials include biodegradable geotextiles, super-absorbent polymers, and plants that react to changing soil conditions. This book presents the available materials and technologies in the context of practical applications. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
This book aims to explore the avenue of landscape economics and provides the building blocks (from different scientific disciplines) for an economic analysis of landscapes. What exactly constitutes and determines the value of a landscape? It focuses on the value of landscapes in its broadest sense, thereby covering a variety of topics including stakeholder... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 51.95
The last quarter of the twentieth century witnessed a burgeoning of interest in ecological or naturally-inspired use of vegetation in the designed landscape. More recently, a strong aesthetic element has been added to what was formerly a movement aimed at creating nature-like landscapes. This book advances an innovative fusion of scientific and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1990; US$ 200.00
A new edition of a book widely regarded as a classic of landscape architecture, it deals with the 'bits' that go in between the different parts of the urban landscape. A completely updated text makes it suitable for both the professional and student. more...
- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 120.00
Based on both research and practical experience, Ecological Landscape Design and Planning offers a holistic methodological approach to landscape design and planning. It focuses on the scarcity of natural resources in the Mediterranean and the need to aim for long-term ecological stability and environmental sustainability. The principles of this approach,... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2004; US$ 59.99
Especially written for contractors and small businesses carrying out small works, Spon's Estimating Costs Guide to Small Landscaping Work, Gardens and External Works contains accurate information on thousands of rates. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 184.95
What if environmentally damaged landscapes could not only be remediated from an ecological standpoint, but also designed to replenish an entire community as well as the nature surrounding it? The Handbook of Regenerative Landscape Design incorporates ecology, engineering, sociology, and design elements into a new paradigm for environmental restoration... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 108.95
The distinctive relationships between landscape change, habitat fragmentation, and biodiversity conservation are highlighted in this original and useful guide to the theory and practice of ecological landscape design. Using original, ecologically based landscape design principles, the text underscores current thinking in landscape management and conservation.... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 135.00
This valuable resource for developers and designers will help to develop design solutions sympathetic to the environment and improve the sustainability of residential landscapes. The landscapes around housing have a crucial role in creating a more sustainable future with carbon-neutral homes. This book shows how to improve the sustainable profile... more...