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  • Steward of the Landby Thomas Affleck; Lake Douglas

    LSU Press 2014; US$ 55.00

    Lake Douglas is Associate Dean of Research & Development at Louisiana State University's College of Art and Design and associate professor in the Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture. He is the author of Public Spaces, Private Gardens: A History of Designed Landscapes in New Orleans . more...

  • Mellon Squareby Susan Rademacher; Charles Birnbaum

    Princeton Architectural Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    The second volume in our Modern Landscapes series examines the evolution of Pittsburgh's first modern garden plaza. Completed in 1955 from a design by the acclaimed landscape design firm Simonds & Simonds and architects Mitchell & Ritchey, Mellon Square functioned as an urban oasis that provided downtown office workers a much-needed respite from the... more...

  • Designing and Planting a Woodland Gardenby Keith Wiley

    Timber Press 2015; US$ 24.50

    From the creator of "one of the most exciting and innovative gardens in Britain today" With their moss-covered stones, towering trees, and pockets of quiet shade, woodlands have a romantic power unlike anything else. Whether your garden is currently open and sunny, or on the small side, you can capture that sylvan atmosphere with carefully chosen... more...

  • Urban Nature Conservationby Stephen Forbes; Tony Kendle

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 170.00

    Urban nature conservation is a field that has grown rapidly in importance over the past 20 years and will continue to do so in the coming years as landscape ecology and greenspace planning become established disciplines. A widespread concern and interest in the wild plants and animal life found in urban areas now influences the policies and practices... more...

  • Landscape Infrastructureby Ying-Yu Hung; Gerdo Aquino; The Infrastructure Research Initiative at SWA

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 70.00

    Infrastructure, as we know it, no longer belongs in the exclusive realm of engineers and transportation planners. This book, now available in a second revised edition,examines the potential of landscape as infrastructure via essays by notable authors and supporting case studies by SWA landscape architects and urban designers. more...

  • Great City Parksby Alan Tate

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 56.95

    Great City Parks is a celebration of some of the finest achievements of landscape architecture in the public realm. It is a comparative study of thirty significant public parks in major cities across Western Europe and North America. Collectively, they give a clear picture of why parks have been created, how they have been designed, how they are... more...

  • 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 US$ 14.61

    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...