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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) together with National Parks are the highest quality landscapes in England and Wales, and have been designated to conserve that quality. AONBs have always been regarded as 'second' to national parks in terms of the legislation and resources provided by the nation to look after them. At the turn of the century... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 35.00
Mirei Shigemori decisively shaped the development of Japanese landscape architecture in the 20th century. The first part of the book deals with his life and influences, including his interest in ikebana and tea ceremonies. The second part offers detailed presentations of some seventeen different gardens. more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 43.95
Professional Practice for Landscape Architects third edition deals with the practical issues of being a successful landscape architect professional. Endorsed by the Landscape Institute, this book is an indispensable guide for licentiate members of the Institute on their Pathway to Chartership. It follows the revised 2013 syllabus covering all... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 68.00
The definitive guide to urban planning and design--completely updated and now in full color In the Third Edition of The American City: What Works, What Doesn't , award-winning city planner and renowned urban scholar Alexander Garvin examines more than 350 programs and projects that have been implemented nationwide in 150 cities and suburbs, evaluates... more...