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  • Landscape Architect's Portable Handbookby Nicholas Dines; Kyle Brown

    McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 72.00

    Get answers FAST with the Landscape Architect?s One-Stop,Take-It-Anywhere Guide In the office or out on the job, the Landscape Architect?s Portable Handbook puts the 20% of information you need 80% of the time at your fingertips! You get instant data for every architectural landscaping project: public and private gardens?athletic facilities?highways?urban/suburban... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 and Imagesby John R. Stilgoe

    University of Virginia Press 2015; US$ 35.00

    John Stilgoe is just looking around. This is more difficult than it sounds, particularly in our mediated age, when advances in both theory and technology too often seek to replace the visual evidence before our own eyes rather than complement it. We are surrounded by landscapes charged with our past, and yet from our earliest schooldays we... more...

  • Designed for the Futureby Jared Green

    Princeton Architectural Press 2015; US$ 24.95


  • 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...