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  • Les lumières de la villeby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.50

    Symbole de promiscuité et de désirs solitaires, la ville est une promesse pour tous ceux qui s?y promènent. Ses rues alambiquées, ses quartiers anonymes et ses bruits incessants sont autant de paysages qui attirent l?innocent. Ses lumières qui la voilent, la fardent et la dévoilent, la transforment d?heure en heure, offrant au passant mille et un visages.Si... more...

  • Factoriesby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.50

    Born in the Industrial Revolution, the factory has long been considered like a monster of iron, subjugating the individual to the collective in an act of mass dehumanisation.Turning away from the pure functionality for which it was built, the factory is evolving into an aesthetic space, sometimes transformed into modern lofts or a museum of contemporary... more...

  • Architecture industrielle: les usinesby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.50

    Issue de la révolution industrielle, l?usine a longtemps été considérée comme un « monstre » de fer, soumettant l?être humain au collectif dans un acte de déshumanisation à la chaîne au profit de l?objet. Détournée aujourd?hui de son côté purement fonctionnel, pour lequel elle avait été construite, au profit de son esthétisme, l?usine est parfois revisitée... more...

  • Lighthousesby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.50

    The lighthouse, an indefatigable watchman, ceaselessly guides boats to their ports.This beacon of maritime signalisation has guided sailors since antiquity.The first known lighthouse appeared on the island of Pharos, and was the remarkable Lighthouse of Alexandria; however, it seems that volcanoes like Stromboli and its frequent eruptions were possibly... more...

  • Les pharesby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.50

    Veilleur infatigable, le phare, système de signalisation maritime salvateur qui apparut dès l?Antiquité, guidait sans relâche les bateaux jusqu?à bon port. Si ce nom puise son origine de l?île Pharos qui abritait le phare d?Alexandrie, il semble que les volcans comme le Stromboli et ses irruptions fréquentes furent à l?origine de cette invention.Si,... more...

  • Rich Picturesby Simon Bell; Tessa Berg; Stephen Morse

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Rich Pictures focuses on the value of developing visual narratives ? Rich Pictures ? as an important component and starting point for community participation. A key device for the community to share ideas and perspectives on current and potential future situations, Rich Pictures provide a shared space for members to set out ideas and negotiate.... more...

  • Contemporary Urban Landscapes of the Middle Eastby Mohammad Gharipour

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The Middle East is well-known for its historic gardens that have developed over more than two millenniums. The role of urban landscape projects in Middle Eastern cities has grown in prominence, with a gradual shift in emphasis from gardens for the private sphere to an increasingly public function. The contemporary landscape projects, either designed... more...

  • Landscape Professional Practiceby Gordon Rowland Fraser

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 109.95

    Graduate of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Chartered Landscape Architect, MBA and Barrister, Gordon Rowland Fraser draws upon 30 years of project management, professional practice and teaching experience to provide an uncomplicated and intuitive guide to the business aspects of the landscape profession. An indispensable reference for seasoned professionals,... more...

  • Representing Landscapes: Hybridby Nadia Amoroso

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    Hybrid and mixed media create a huge variety of diagramming and drawing options for landscape representation. From Photoshop mixed with digital maps, to hand drawings overlaid with photos and modelling combined with sketches, the possibilities are endless. In this book, Amoroso curates over 20 leading voices from around the world to showcase the... more...

  • The Planting Design Handbookby Nick Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    Since the first edition was published in 1992, Nick Robinson's The Planting Design Handbook has been widely used as a definitive text on landscape architecture courses throughout the world. It remains one of the few titles written by a practicing landscape architect and educator who is also a horticulturalist and accomplished plantsman, and which deals... more...