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  • Zen Gardensby Mira Locher; Uchida Shigeru

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 39.95

    Shunmyo Masuno , Japan's leading garden designer, is at once Japan's most highly acclaimed landscape architect and an 18th-generation Zen Buddhist priest, presiding over daily ceremonies at the Kenkoji Temple in Yokohama. He is celebrated for his unique ability to blend strikingly contemporary elements with the traditional design vernacular. He has... more...

  • Grüner Wohnen Green Livingby Bund Deutscher Landschaftsarchitekten

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 71.95

    This volume in the series on contemporary landscape architecture is concerned with how life quality can be increased by improving our living environment through planning and raising the quality of public space. With a revised design and reworked structure, the essays and project descriptions in the book reveal the strategies with which the profession... more...

  • Making Landscape Architecture in Australiaby Andrew Saniga

    UNSW Press 2012; US$ 49.99

    This first history of landscape architecture in Australia profiles the people who have shaped the nation’s landscape and forged a profession: designers, architects, public servants and activists. Using archival images and plans, the book recounts in fascinating detail milestones such as the creation of Melbourne’s public parks, the acclaimed... more...

  • Landscapes of Memory and Experienceby Jan Birksted

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 88.95

    A complementary sequel to Relating Architecture to Landscape , this volume of essays explores further areas of interest and debate in the landscape/architecture debate. more...

  • John Nolen and the Metropolitan Landscapeby Jody Beck

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    "A model city, the hope of democracy" ? John Nolen on his suggested plans for Madison, Wisconsin This book connects John Nolen's political and social visions with his design proposals by analyzing his extensive writings, personal correspondence and some of his most significant works.  While John Nolen is best known as a city planner, he trained... more...

  • American Edenby Wade Graham

    HarperCollins 2011; Not Available

    ? American Eden moves luminously through landscapes of history, literature, biography, and design theory. . . . fusing sharp-edged analysis and graceful American prose.? ?Kevin Starr, author of Golden Gate: The Life and Times of America's Greatest Bridge ?Informative and absolutely engrossing.?  ?Ross King, author of Brunelleschi's Dome   Garden... more...

  • Hints on Landscape Gardeningby Foundation for Landscape Studies; John Hargraves

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 70.00

    ?Pückler?s park in Muskau served as a textbook example of park design for American students through much of the twentieth century? (Gert Gröning). Andeutungen über Landschaftsgärtnerei, the main work of Pückler-Muskau and classic source of landscape design, is made available here in a reliable and beautiful edition. The text is completed by the 44... more...

  • Andeutungen über Landschaftsgärtnereiby Hermann Pückler-Muskau

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 84.00

    Hints on Landscape Gardening, Pückler-Muskau?s most important book, is a classic work in landscape design and has appeared in countless editions since its first publication in 1834. In collaboration with the American Foundation for Landscape Studies, Hints on Landscape Gardening is now presented in an accurate and attractive version with illustrations... more...

  • Humphry Reptonby Laura Mayer

    Osprey Publishing 2014; US$ 7.95

    Humphry Repton (1752-1818) ambitiously styled himself Capability Brown's successor; the century's next great improver of landed property. He believed that the art of laying out grounds could only be achieved by 'the united powers of the landscape painter and the practical gardener', and ingeniously combined his knowledge of farming with a talent for... more...

  • Freiräumenby Stefan Bernard; Hans Loidl

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 56.00

    ?What does the landscape architect actually do as a design?? The authors investigate this seemingly simple question: How are locations and spaces created in the open air, how are paths routed and boundaries set, how are hard and soft materials used? Drawing on practical and theoretical experience, this introduction, often used as a textbook, reveasls... more...