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- Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 56.00
?What does the landscape architect actually do as a design?? The authors investigate this seemingly simple question: How are locations and spaces created in the open air, how are paths routed and boundaries set, how are hard and soft materials used? Drawing on practical and theoretical experience, this introduction, often used as a textbook, reveasls... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 79.95
These essays make a unique contribution to the documentation of twentieth century landscape architecture. They address key moments in history that have sometimes been overlooked or forgotten, emerging moments, and potential moments of leverage. The essays present contemporary examples in architecture, landscape architecture and garden design that offer... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 70.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 36.95
Principles of Horticulture is an excellent introduction to a wide range of aspects of commercial and leisure horticulture. Written in a highly accessible and readable style, this book has already proved invaluable to a broad selection of readers, particularly students on horticulture courses and keen amateur gardeners. It also provides a handy basic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 164.95
Urbanization affects wetlands in direct and indirect ways. Over the past several decades it has become increasingly apparent that unmanaged runoff is the primary threat to the country's watershed resources. Wetlands and Urbanization: Implications for the Future is the result of a ten year research project focused on the understanding and managing... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 80.00
Create fun, safe, innovative outdoor landscapes for children This unique resource expertly details the design, installation, and maintenance of sustainable children's landscapes and play yards. Numerous case studies cover projects including storybook courtyards, music and barnyard gardens, nature trails, wildlife habitats, memorial, and edible... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2010; 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 and Francis 2007; US$ 41.95
At last - a book of practical work designed specifically for horticulture students. Applied Principles of Horticultural Science includes over 70 practical exercises, presented in a way that makes students think for themselves, and supported by concise summaries of the underpinning knowledge to facilitate student-centred learning. Clear step-by-step... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2001; US$ 72.00
Since its installation at and subsequent removal from New York City?s Federal Plaza, noted sculptor Richard Serra?s Tilted Arc has been a touchstone for debates over the role of public art. Installed in 1981, the 10-foot-high, 120-foot-long curved wall of Cor-Ten self-rusting steel instantly became a magnet for criticism. Harriet F. Senie explores... 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...