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  • 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...

  • Landscape Architecture: A Very Short Introductionby Ian Thompson

    OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 7.99

    Landscape architecture, which includes the planning of parks and gardens and the design and siting of buildings and roads, plays an important role in shaping the world around us. In this Very Short Introduction, Ian Thompson uses real-life examples from around the world to examine its impact throughout history and in contemporary society. 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...

  • Plant User Handbookby James Hitchmough; Ken Fieldhouse

    Wiley 2008; US$ 155.00 US$ 134.33

    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...

  • Contemporary Landscapes of Contemplationby Rebecca Krinke

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.00

    Contemplative landscape and contemplative space are familiar terms in the areas of design, landscape architecture and architecture. Krinke and her highly regarded contributors set out to explore definitions, theories, and case studies of contemplative landscapes. The contributors, Marc Treib, John Beardsley, Michael Singer, Lance Neckar, Heinrich... more...