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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Planting in a Post-Wild Worldby Thomas Rainer; Claudia West

    Timber Press 2016; US$ 31.95

    ?As practical as it is poetic...an optimistic call to action.??The Chicago Tribune This powerful guide presents a powerful alternative to traditional horticulture?designed plantings that function like naturally occurring plant communities. Thomas Rainer and Claudia West, two leading voices in ecological landscape design, reveal how plants fit... more...

  • Remote Performances in Nature and Architectureby Bruce Gilchrist; Jo Joelson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 119.95

    Outlandia is an off-grid artistsâ?? fieldstation, a treehouse imagined by artists London Fieldworks (Bruce Gilchrist & Jo Joelson) and designed by Malcolm Fraser Architects, situated in Glen Nevis, opposite Ben Nevis. It is performative architecture that immerses its occupants in a particular environment, provoking creative interaction between artists... more...

  • Bridgesby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.50

    A bridge is a link between two worlds, a point of tension between two separate and often disparate locations. Free, belonging neither to one region or another, the bridge imposes upon the landscape and defies nature. Its existence embodies the will of mankind to construct these necessary bonds between people and places. A symbol of progress and innovation,... more...

  • Les ouvrages d'art: les pontsby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.50

    Train d union entre deux mondes, le pont est un point de tension entre deux endroits identitaires. Libre, n appartenant ni à une terre ni à l autre, il enfreint le paysage et défie la nature. Le pont incarne à lui seul la volonté humaine de tisser des liens économiques, nécessaires et vitaux entre les hommes. Symbole de progrès et d innovation, le... more...

  • City Lightsby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.50

    A symbol of massive crowds and solitary desires, the city holds promise for all those that pass through it. Its meandering streets, unexplored neighbourhoods and incessant noise create a landscape that captivates the observer. The lights of the city can conceal or reveal it, transforming its appearance hour by hour, offering countless facets to the... more...

  • Les lumières de la villeby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.50

    Symbole de promiscuité et de désirs solitaires, la ville est une promesse pour tous ceux qui s?y promènent. Ses rues alambiquées, ses quartiers anonymes et ses bruits incessants sont autant de paysages qui attirent l?innocent. Ses lumières qui la voilent, la fardent et la dévoilent, la transforment d?heure en heure, offrant au passant mille et un visages.Si... more...

  • Factoriesby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.50

    Born in the Industrial Revolution, the factory has long been considered like a monster of iron, subjugating the individual to the collective in an act of mass dehumanisation.Turning away from the pure functionality for which it was built, the factory is evolving into an aesthetic space, sometimes transformed into modern lofts or a museum of contemporary... more...