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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
The European Landscape Convention has introduced a Europe-wide concept of protection, management and planning of all landscapes ? not just the outstanding ones. This book reflects on the background to the establishment of the convention, takes a critical look at examples and experiences of its implementation, and discusses future developments for... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95
What is landscape architecture? Is it gardening, or science, or art? In this book, Bruce Sharky provides a complete overview of the discipline to provide those that are new to the subject with the foundations for future study and practice. The many varieties of landscape practice are discussed with an emphasis on the significant contributions that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 53.95
Landscape Architecture and Digital Technologies explores how digital technologies are reshaping design and making in landscape architecture. While the potentials of digital technologies are well documented within landscape planning and visualisation, their application within design practice is far less understood. This book highlights the role of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 64.00
Over the last decade research exploring green infrastructure planning has burgeoned. Transferable green infrastructure messages between locations though are less well established and there remains a visible gap between the conceptual understanding of green infrastructure and its application in practice. Drawing together evaluations of green infrastructure... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
Postmodern architecture - with its return to ornamentality, historical quotation, and low-culture kitsch - has long been seen as a critical and popular anodyne to the worst aspects of modernist architecture: glass boxes built in urban locales as so many interchangeable, generic anti-architectural cubes and slabs. This book extends this debate beyond... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 119.95
Through cross-disciplinary explorations of and engagements with nature as a forming part of architecture, this volume sheds light on the concepts of both nature and architecture. Nature is examined in a raw intermediary state, where it is noticeable as nature, despite, but at the same time through, man?s effort at creating form. This is done by... more...
- Wiley 2016; US$ 135.00
This revision of the bestselling Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management provides an introduction to the principles of turfgrass management by covering everything from basic turfgrass science to fertilization, mowing, turfgrass diseases, career paths, and more. To help meet the various needs of the turfgrass industry, this book provides the basics of... more...
- 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 Kahn and... more...
- 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...
- 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... more...