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- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 55.00
This is a ground-breaking addition to garden history that considers the way that gardens are experienced, rather than how they were created; it includes many illustrations of gardens from England, Europe, North America and the Far East, including Versailles, Stowe, Moulin-Joli and Yuan Ming Yuan. more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 139.00
Today, more than 50% of the worlds population lives in cities and is subject to particular environmental and economic impacts against the backdrop of an evolving planetary crisis. This book explores the intimate relationship between the quality of life of city dwellers and the quality of urban landscapes, including those regenerated through green... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 70.00
Infrastructure, as we know it, no longer belongs in the exclusive realm of engineers and transportation planners. In the context of rapidly changing cities and towns, infrastructure is experiencing a paradigm shift where multiple-use programming and the integration of latent ecologies is a primary consideration. Defining contemporary infrastructure... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 54.95
Kongjian Yu and his office Turenscape are beyond doubt the foremost landscape architecture practice in China today.Kongjian Yu is known for his ecological stance, often against the resistance of local authorities. His guiding design principles are the appreciation of the ordinary and a deep embracing of nature, even in its potentially destructive aspects,... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 84.95
There are infinite ways to build a community, yet the defining feature of any community is characteristically the landscape. Whether it is a park, a river corridor, community gardens, a plaza or a streetscape, the public spaces where people interact provide a shared sense of ownership, and the qualities of these spaces influence how the communities... more...
- University of New South Wales Press 2013; US$ 49.99
A history of landscape architecture in Australia, this book profiles the people who have shaped the nation?s landscape and forged a profession: designers, architects, public servants, and activists. Using archival images and plans, it recounts milestones, including the creation of Melbourne?s public parks and gardens, the landscaping of Canberra?s... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 165.00
Providing a fresh approach to the theory of design, Landscape: Pattern, Perception and Process synthesizes planning, design and ecology and shows a new view of where design can develop. The book brings together the work and subject areas of a range of disciplines including psychologists, philosophers, geologists, ecologists, cultural geographers,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 165.00
There have been such great changes in legislation, official guidance, the British Standards and the techniques used in landscape and external works since the third edition was written ten years ago that the Handbook has been totally rewritten for this edition. This new edition of the Handbook provides a guide to planning and landscape law, a review... 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...