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  • Research in Landscape Architectureby Adri van den Brink; Diedrich Bruns; Hilde Tobi; Simon Bell

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 55.95

    Defining a research question, describing why it needs to be answered and explaining how methods are selected and applied are challenging tasks for anyone embarking on academic research within the field of landscape architecture. Whether you are an early career researcher or a senior academic, it is essential to draw meaningful conclusions and robust... more...

  • Landscape as Infrastructureby Pierre Belanger

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 65.00

    As ecology becomes the new engineering, the projection of landscape as infrastructure—the contemporary alignment of the disciplines of landscape architecture, civil engineering, and urban planning— has become pressing. Predominant challenges facing urban regions and territories today—including shifting climates, material flows, and population mobilities,... more...

  • Foreign Trends in American Gardensby Raffaella Fabiani Giannetto

    University of Virginia Press 2017; US$ 29.50

    Foreign Trends in American Gardens addresses the influence of foreign, designed landscapes on the development of their American counterparts. Including essays from an array of significant scholars in landscape studies, this collection examines topics ranging from the importation of Western and Eastern styles of design and theoretical literature... more...

  • Landscape Theory in Designby Susan Herrington

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 64.95

    Phenomenology, Materiality, Cybernetics, Palimpsest, Cyborgs, Landscape Urbanism, Typology, Semiotics, Deconstruction - the minefield of theoretical ideas that students must navigate today can be utterly confusing, and how do these theories translate to the design studio? Landscape Theory in Design introduces theoretical ideas to students without... more...

  • Constructed Ecologiesby Margaret Grose

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Today, designers are shifting the practice of landscape architecture towards the need for a more complex understanding of ecological science. Constructed Ecologies presents ecology as critical theory for design, and provides major ideas for design that are supported with solid and imaginative science. In the questioning narrative of Constructed... more...

  • Dynamic Patternsby Karen M'Closkey; Keith VanDerSys

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 55.95

    Dynamic Patterns explores the role of patterns in designed landscapes. Patterns are inherently relational, and the search for and the creation of patterns are endemic to many scientific and artistic endeavors. Recent advances in optical tools, sensors, and computing have expanded our understanding of patterns as a link between natural and cultural... more...

  • Design Readiness for Landscape Architectsby Les H. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 55.95

    Demands on landscape architecture students’ time are many and varied – when is there a chance to just sketch, and is it worth dedicating your time to the pursuit of drawing? This book shows how in short bursts you can build up your design skills using quick, relaxed sketches, which form the basis for full projects and studio work. This book will... more...

  • The Urban Treeby Duncan Goodwin

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 64.95

    There is a growing evidence base that documents the social, environmental and economic benefits that urban trees can deliver. Trees are, however, under threat today as never before due to competition for space imposed by development, other hard infrastructures, increased pressure on the availability of financial provision from local authorities and... more...

  • A Musicology for Landscapeby David Nicholas Buck

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 69.95

    Drawing conceptually and directly on music notation, this book investigates landscape architecture’s inherent temporality. It argues that the rich history of notating time in music provides a critical model for this under-researched and under-theorised aspect of landscape architecture, while also ennobling sound in the sensory appreciation of landscape.... more...

  • Landscape and Agencyby Ed Wall; Tim Waterman

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    Landscape and Agency explores how landscape, as an idea, a visual medium and a design practice, is organized, appropriated and framed in the transformation of places, from the local to the global. It highlights how the development of the idea of agency in landscape theory and practice can fundamentally change our engagement with future landscapes.... more...