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  • Cornelia Hahn Oberlanderby Susan Herrington; Marc Treib

    University of Virginia Press 2014; US$ 22.50

    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... 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... more...

  • Urbane Natur gestaltenby Martin Prominski; Malte Maaß; Linda Funke

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 84.00

    Integrating nature preservation into landscape design is an important issue today. This book, developed from a large-scale study by the German Environmental Foundation, analyzes 19 urban landscape parks in Germany to compile a systematic catalogue of design tools and drafting strategies. It documents pioneering projects from recent years... more...

  • Landscape Architecture: A Very Short Introductionby Ian Thompson

    OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87

    Landscape architecture, which includes the planning of parks and gardens and the design and siting of buildings and roads, plays an important role in shaping the world around us. In this Very Short Introduction, Ian Thompson uses real-life examples from around the world to examine its impact throughout history and in contemporary society. 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... more...

  • The Camaro in the Pastureby Robert B. Riley

    University of Virginia Press 2015; US$ 39.50

    Robert Riley has been a renowned figure in landscape studies for over fifty years, valued for his perceptive, learned, and highly entertaining articles, reviews, and essays. Much of Riley?s work originally ran in Landscape, the pioneering magazine at which Riley succeeded the great geographer J. B. Jackson as editor. The Camaro in the... more...

  • Landscape Architecture Documentation Standardsby Design Workshop

    Wiley 2016; US$ 85.00 US$ 73.67

    SUPERB EXECUTION RELIES UPON RIGOROUS PROJECT DOCUMENTATION A project will only be built as well as it is documented. This publication focuses on the key documentation needs of the landscape architectural design and construction documentation process. That includes both "design documentation" and "construction documentation" as well as all that... more...

  • Values in Landscape Architecture and Environmental Designby M. Elen Deming

    LSU Press 2015; US$ 30.00

    The successful realization of diversity, resilience, usefulness, profitability, or beauty in landscape design requires a firm understanding of the stakeholders? values. This collection, which incorporates a wide variety of geographic locations and cultural perspectives, reinforces the necessity for clear and articulate comprehension of the many factors... more...

  • Non-Visual Landscapeby Nikolas Hasanagas; Angeliki Koskina

    Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 25.99

    Landscape is the impression given by a place. The five senses construct five landscapes: there is not only the visual landscape but also non-visual landscapes such as smell, touch, sound ('sound-scape'), and taste landscapes. The visual landscape is experienced by most people, while the remaining four non-visual landscapes mainly construct the non-visual... more...

  • Immigrant Pastoralby Susan Dieterlen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Immigrant Pastoral examines the growth of new Mexican heritage communities in the Midwest through the physical form of their cities and neighborhoods. The landscapes of these New Communities contrast with nearby small cities that are home to longstanding Mexican-American communities, where different landscapes reveal a history of inequality of opportunity.... more...