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  • Beauty Redeemedby

    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...

  • River.Space.Designby Martin Prominski; Antje Stokman; Daniel Stimberg; Hinnerk Voermanek; Susanne Zeller

    Birkhäuser 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...

  • The Chinese Gardenby Bianca Maria Rinaldi

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 83.95

    With their centuries-long development, the English landscape garden, the formal French garden, as well Japanese and Chinese gardens constitute an unparalleled repository of design solutions familiar throughout the world. They are frequently drawn upon as reference works, but often in a piecemeal and haphazard fashion and from botanical or art-historical... more...

  • Unter freiem Himmelby Regionalverband Ruhr

    Birkhäuser 2010; US$ 76.95

    Der Emscher Landschaftspark ist, auch im internationalen Vergleich, das bedeutendste Projekt einer landschaftlichen Revitalisierung einer ehemaligen Industrieregion. Mit seinen 450 km² umfasst der Emscher Landschaftspark einen wesentlichen Teil des Ruhrgebietes, Kulturhauptstadt Europas 2010. Bemerkenswert ist die Vielfalt der gebauten Projekte und... more...

  • Light Volumesby Lisa Diedrich

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 76.95

    Moving beyond the seriousness of classical landscape architecture, Monika Gora's work reveals a playful approach to the environment and proves that the built landscape need not be a deadly serious matter, but rather is there for astonishment, brooding, an aha or a laugh. This is the first monograph on the landscape architect and artist, Monika Gora. more...

  • Interior Gardensby Haike Falkenberg

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 107.00

    Gardens inside buildings represent a sustainable vehicle for a host of ecological and economic advantages: factors such as improving the indoor climate and the workplace situation and hence increasing quality of life. This book offers a comprehensive introduction to the planning and implementation of this special kind of garden. The planning information... more...

  • In Gardensby Udo Weilacher; Udo Weilacher; Rita Weilacher

    Birkhäuser 2005; US$ 76.95

    The past decade has witnessed new interpretations of the great themes of traditional European garden art in profusion. Drawing on his intensive studies of some 30 influential European projects, Udo Weilacher presents a panorama of the most significant developments since the publication of his groundbreaking work Between Landscape Architecture and Land... more...

  • Natures intermédiairesby Gilles A. Tiberghien; James Corner

    Birkhäuser 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...

  • Natures intermédiaires : les paysages de Michel Desvigneby Elizabeth Kugler; Gilles A. Tiberghien; James Corner

    Birkhäuser 2009; US$ 90.95

    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...

  • Out of Water - Design Solutions for Arid Regionsby Liat Margolis; Aziza Chaouni

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 84.00

    Which approaches can landscape, urban and architectural designers take to contribute their specific professional skills and means to solve the problem of water scarcity? What potential do available technologies and materials offer, what methods and tools can be derived from social engagement? Based on five years of research, the results of the Out... more...