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  • Sites Unseenby Dianne Harris; D. Fairchild Ruggles

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2007; US$ 28.95

    Sites Unseen challenges conventions for viewing and interpreting the landscape, using visual theory to move beyond traditional practices of describing and classifying objects to explore notions of audience and context.  While other fields, such as art history and geography, have engaged poststructuralist theory to consider vision and representation,... more...

  • The Oxford Dictionary of Architectureby James Stevens Curl; Susan Wilson

    OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 16.99

    With over 6,000 entries from Aalto to Zwinger, this is the most authoritative dictionary of architectural history available. Beautifully illustrated and extensively revised and expanded, it is an invaluable work of reference for students of architecture, landscape architecture, professional architects, and art historians. more...

  • The Idea of the Cottage in English Architecture, 1760 - 1860by Daniel Maudlin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The Idea of the Cottage in English Architecture is a history of the late Georgian phenomenon of the architect-designed cottage and the architectural discourse that articulated it. It is a study of small buildings built on country estates, and not so small buildings built in picturesque rural settings, resort towns and suburban developments. At... more...

  • Leading with Aestheticsby Mahesh Daas

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99

    Leading with Aesthetics provides an interdisciplinary perspective of the importance of the aesthetic dimension in organizational change and leadership, richly illustrated by a book-length case study and analysis of Charles M. Vest, MIT?s president, and his leadership team between 1990 and 2004. more...

  • Architecture, Culture, and Spiritualityby Dr Julio Bermudez; Dr Phillip James Tabb; Professor Thomas Barrie

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Architecture has long been understood as a cultural discipline able to articulate the human condition and lift the human spirit, yet the spirituality of architecture is rarely directly addressed in academic scholarship. The seventeen chapters provide a diverse range of perspectives, grouped according to topical themes: Being in the World; Sacred,... more...

  • Landscape as Urbanismby Charles Waldheim

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 45.00

    It has become conventional to think of urbanism and landscape as opposing one another?or to think of landscape as merely providing temporary relief from urban life as shaped by buildings and infrastructure. But, driven in part by environmental concerns, landscape has recently emerged as a model and medium for the city, with some theorists arguing... more...

  • Responsive Landscapesby Bradley E Cantrell; Justine Holzman

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 55.95

    The sensing, processing, and visualizing that are currently in development within the environment boldly change the ways design and maintenance of landscapes are perceived and conceptualised. This is the first book to rationalize interactive architecture and responsive technologies through the lens of contemporary landscape architectural theory. ... more...

  • Observations on Modern Gardening, by Thomas Whatelyby Michael Symes

    Boydell & Brewer 2016; US$ 45.00

    Edition, with commentary, of the first comprehensive attempt to describe the landscape garden. more...

  • A Landscape of Architecture, History and Fictionby Jonathan Hill

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Architecture can be analogous to a history, a fiction, and a landscape. We expect a history or a novel to be written in words, but they can also be cast in concrete or seeded in soil. The catalyst to this tradition was the simultaneous and interdependent emergence in the eighteenth century of new art forms: the picturesque landscape, the analytical... more...

  • Green Infrastructure and Public Healthby Christopher Coutts

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 55.95

    There is a growing body of knowledge revealing a sweeping array of connections between public health and green infrastructure ? but not until now have the links between them been brought together in one comprehensive book. Green Infrastructure and Public Health provides an overview of current research and theories of the ecological relationships... more...