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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 80.00
As a ready reference for landscape designers and as an indispensable time-saving tool, Landscape Detailing is an essential for the design office. Each section begins with technical guidance notes on design and construction and then provides a list of points against which specifications can be checked. This is followed by a set of drawn-to-scale details... more...
- Storey Publishing, LLC 2012; US$ 18.95
Author Scott Calhoun has visited the gardens of top designers from coast to coast and selected more than 100 stunning plant combinations, each using no more than six plants, to include in this photographic guide. Riots of complementary colors, masses of grasses, foliage spectacles in extraordinary shades of green and purple, and height variations... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 64.95
In Touch explores outstanding projects created within the European mindset, diving below the surface in an attempt to uncover the common values that bind European design work. The book presents 11 in-depth project 'features', which include thematically related essays, and 28 concise project 'icons'. The features focus both on big and small scale urban... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 110.00
Urban riverbanks are attractive locations and highly prized recreational environments. The designs of urban river landscapes must fulfill a broad range of requirements: flood control, open space design, and ecology are as a rule the three dominant themes, and they must often be reconciled within a very restricted space. The river must be understood... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 29.95
Winner of the 2006 American Horticultural Society Book Award! The Art of the Japanese Garden traces the development and blending of gardening traditions, as well as the inclusion of new features as gardening reached new heights of sophistication on Japanese soil. The book features a number of the most notable gardens in Japan, including graveled... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 98.00
Michel Desvigne is no doubt the most high-profile French landscape architect working today. This thematic monograph documents the key elements of Desvigne?s work in individual chapters: processes of transformation, geography, territory, urban structures, and public squares. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 32.95
An indispensable tool for all landscape architects, this time-saving guide answers the most frequently asked questions in one pocket-sized volume. It is a concise, easy-to-read reference that gives instant access to a wide range of information needed on a daily basis, both out on site and in the office. Covering all the major topics, including hard... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
This book draws upon the findings of recent research projects exploring the creativity of smart cities. It captures the critical insights and institutional means by which to get beyond the all-too-often self-congratulatory tone that cities across the world strike when claiming to be smart. This book was published as a special issue of Urban Technology... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95
Essays from internationally renowned contributors give a variety of perspectives of the role of memory in the built environment; how we have read it in the past, and how we can create it in the future. Essays range from broad topics of message and audience to specific ones of landscape production. more...