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  • Gärten in Häusernby Haike Falkenberg

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 96.00

    Gardens inside buildings represent a sustainable vehicle for a host of ecological and economic advantages: factors such as improving the indoor climate and the workplace situation and hence increasing quality of life. This book offers a comprehensive introduction to the planning and implementation of this special kind of garden. The planning information... more...

  • Mirei Shigemori - Rebel in the Gardenby Christian Tschumi

    Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 62.95

    Mirei Shigemori decisively shaped the development of Japanese landscape architecture in the 20th century. The first part of the book deals with his life and influences, including his interest in ikebana and tea ceremonies. The second part offers detailed presentations of some seventeen different gardens. more...

  • Landscapes at Risk?by Edward Holdaway; Gerald Smart

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    The purpose of this book is to examine the role that Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) have in the protection of the landscape. The authors draw upon experience in the UK and abroad. more...

  • Cornelia Hahn Oberlanderby Susan Herrington; Marc Treib

    University of Virginia Press 2014; US$ 39.50

    Cornelia Hahn Oberlander is one of the most important landscape architects of the twentieth century, yet despite her lasting influence, few outside the field know her name. Her work has been instrumental in the development of the late-twentieth-century design ethic, and her early years working with architectural luminaries such as Louis Kahn and... more...

  • Mariana Griswold Van Rensselaerby Judith K. Major

    University of Virginia Press 2013; US$ 45.00

    Mariana Griswold Van Rensselaer (1851?1934) was one of the premier figures in landscape writing and design at the turn of the twentieth century, a moment when the amateur pursuit of gardening and the increasingly professionalized landscape design field were beginning to diverge. This intellectual biography?the first in-depth study of the versatile... more...

  • Flights of Imaginationby Sonja Dümpelmann

    University of Virginia Press 2014; US$ 60.00

    In much the same way that views of the earth from the Apollo missions in the late 1960s and early 1970s led indirectly to the inauguration of Earth Day and the modern environmental movement, the dawn of aviation ushered in a radically new way for architects, landscape designers, urban planners, geographers, and archaeologists to look at cities and landscapes.... more...

  • Landscape Site Grading Principlesby Bruce G. Sharky

    Wiley 2014; US$ 85.00

    A complete guide to site grading for designers and other visual learners Grading With Design in Mind: Landscape Site Grading Principles is a comprehensive guide to grading, written specifically from the design perspective. Heavily illustrated and non-technical, this book meets the needs of designers and visual learners by presenting the principles... more...

  • Schatten konstruierenby Peter Petschek; Siegfried Gass

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 92.00

    Trees are ideal sources of shade; where they cannot be used, their function is taken over by tents, pergolas, and pavilions. In the context of global warming, shade-providing construction is becoming an increasingly important building task. In Part One of this book, specialists in the field present the typical forms of shade-providing construction... more...

  • Landscape Architectureby Ian Thompson

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 7.99

    Landscape architecture plays an important role in shaping the places in which we live and work. But what is it? Landscape architects are involved, amongst other things, in the layout of business parks, the reclamation of derelict industrial sites, the restoration of historic city parks, and the siting and design of major pieces of infrastructure such... more...