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  • A World of Gardensby John Dixon Hunt

    Reaktion Books 2014; US$ 45.00

    A Japanese garden is immediately distinct to the eye from the traditional gardens of an English manor house, just as the manicured topiaries of Versailles contrast with the sharp cacti of the American Southwest. Though gardening is beloved the world over, the style of gardens themselves varies from region to region, determined as much by culture as... more...

  • Mellon Squareby Susan Rademacher; Charles Birnbaum

    Princeton Architectural Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    The second volume in our Modern Landscapes series examines the evolution of Pittsburgh's first modern garden plaza. Completed in 1955 from a design by the acclaimed landscape design firm Simonds & Simonds and architects Mitchell & Ritchey, Mellon Square functioned as an urban oasis that provided downtown office workers a much-needed respite from the... more...

  • Beauty Redeemedby Ellen Braae

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 91.00

    The recycling of post-industrial landscapes has been a topic of great interest both in landscape and urban design in the past 20 years. This book is a history, a design theory and a survey of seminal schemes all in one. It analyzes all ground-breaking European projects such as Peter Latz' Duisburg Nord, Parque del Clot in Barcelona or Parc aux Angéliques... more...

  • Spatial Recallby Marc Treib

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    Architecture and designed landscapes serve as grand mnemonic devices that record and transmit vital aspects of culture and history. Spatial Recall casts a broad net over the concept of memory and gives a variety of perspectives from twelve internationally noted scholars, practicing designers, and artists such as Juhani Pallasmaa, Adriaan Geuze,... more...

  • Countryside Managementby Mr Peter Bromley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 84.95

    This management handbook explains the skills and systems needed by all those involved in managing the countryside. It deals with the process of management, national trends, establishing local policies and priorities, implementing schemes, as well as the legislation which surrounds countryside management. more...

  • Creating Smart-er Citiesby Mark Deakin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    Drawing upon the smart experiences of "world class" cities in North America, Canada and Europe, this book provides the evidence to show how entrepreneurship-based and market-dependent representations of knowledge production are now being replaced with a community of policy makers, academic leaders, corporate strategists and growth management alliances,... more...

  • Plant User Handbookby James Hitchmough; Ken Fieldhouse

    Wiley 2008; US$ 145.00

    An invaluable reference source on soft landscape specification for professional landscapers. Each topic is written by a leading specialist in the field and covers technical data with practical guidance. Ecological characteristics, selection, procurement, elements of planting design, site preparation, establishment and maintenance are all considered. more...

  • Threatened Landscapesby Bryn Green; Willem Vos

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 99.95

    Few, if any, environments are free of human intervention. Often this generates ecosystems which are rich in biodiversity, historical interest, recreational opportunity and scenic beauty just as worthy of conservation as the more natural ecosystems on which protection programmes have been almost exclusively focussed. These 'cultural landscapes', ranging... more...

  • Meaning in Landscape Architecture and Gardensby Marc Treib

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 39.95

    While we all live our lives in designed landscapes of various types, only on occasion do we consider what these landscapes mean to us and how they have acquired that significance. Can a landscape architect or garden designer really imbue new settings with meaning, or does meaning evolve over time, created by those who perceive and use these landscapes?... more...

  • Green Infrastructure for Landscape Planningby Gary Austin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.00

    Green infrastructure integrates human and natural systems through a network of corridors and spaces in mixed-use and urban settings. Austin takes a broad look at green infrastructure concepts, research and case studies to provide the student and professional with processes, criteria and data to support planning, design and implementation. Key topics... more...