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- 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...
- JOVIS Verlag 2014; US$ 19.91
Landscape architecture's fundamental task is to uncover and develop the specificity of a site. SPECIFICS emphasizes the differences of qualities of a location and invites to focus and concentrate on significant strategies for research and teaching in view of recent insights and global developments. In this book, scientists, planners, landscape architects,... more...
- JOVIS Verlag 2014; US$ 19.91
How can an abstract term like "Topology" become pertinent and effective to landscape thinking today? There is a schism between the way landscape is understood scientifically, either as a normative network or an environmental system, and the way the same place exists emotionally for people. This disparity which prevails in today's landscape... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 65.00
Combine traditional techniques with modern media for more communicative renderings Digital Drawing for Landscape Architecture: Contemporary Techniques and Tools for Digital Representation in Site Design, Second Edition bridges the gap between traditional analog and new digital tools by applying timeless concepts of representation to enhance design... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 65.00
A practical, single-source guide tosuccessful strategies forlandscape architecture research As the scope of landscape architecture expands to engage withother disciplines, and streams of information directing this fieldcontinue to grow and diversify, it becomes increasingly importantfor landscape architects to be able to implement a range ofeffective... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 85.00
A complete guide to site grading for designers and other visual learners Grading With Design in Mind: Landscape Site Grading Principles is a comprehensive guide to grading, written specifically from the design perspective. Heavily illustrated and non-technical, this book meets the needs of designers and visual learners by presenting the principles... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 164.95
Urbanization affects wetlands in direct and indirect ways. Over the past several decades it has become increasingly apparent that unmanaged runoff is the primary threat to the country's watershed resources. Wetlands and Urbanization: Implications for the Future is the result of a ten year research project focused on the understanding and managing... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 80.00
Create fun, safe, innovative outdoor landscapes for children This unique resource expertly details the design, installation, and maintenance of sustainable children's landscapes and play yards. Numerous case studies cover projects including storybook courtyards, music and barnyard gardens, nature trails, wildlife habitats, memorial, and edible... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 89.95
The United States audience for this book includes landscape architects (23,000), architects (113,000), engineers (228,000), urban planners (32,000), landscape architecture students (7,000) 400-plus full-color photos and diagrams Topics new to this edition include climate, new weather patterns, water resource management, new urbanism and growth... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2001; US$ 72.00
Since its installation at and subsequent removal from New York City?s Federal Plaza, noted sculptor Richard Serra?s Tilted Arc has been a touchstone for debates over the role of public art. Installed in 1981, the 10-foot-high, 120-foot-long curved wall of Cor-Ten self-rusting steel instantly became a magnet for criticism. Harriet F. Senie explores... more...