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  • 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... more...

  • Freiräum(en)by Hans Loidl; Stefan Bernard

    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,... more...

  • Open(ing) Spacesby Hans Loidl; Stefan Bernard

    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,... 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... 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...

  • Specificsby Prof. Christiane Sörensen; Karoline Liedtke

    JOVIS Verlag 2014; US$ 19.86

    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...

  • Topologyby Christophe Girot; Albert Kirchengast; Anette Freytag; Dunja Richter; Annemarie Bucher; Gion A. Caminada; Stefan Körner; Wilhelm Krull; Norbert Kühn; Hansjörg Kuster; Vittorio Magnago Lampugnani; Lothar Schäfer; Joseph Schwartz; Martin Seelis; Michael Seiler; Antje Stokman; Wulf Tessin

    JOVIS Verlag 2014; US$ 20.03

    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...

  • Why is Landscape Beautiful?by Lucius Burckhardt; Markus Ritter; Martin Schmitz

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 56.00

    Lucius Burckhardt (1925?2003) lehrte an der Universität Kassel Architekturtheorie, gründete in den 1980er Jahren die Promenadologie, die Spaziergangswissenschaft, und entwickelte sie zu einer komplexen und weitsichtigen Planungs- und Designdisziplin. Das Buch veröffentlicht erstmals in englischer Sprache 32 Texte des Design- und Planungskritikers,... more...

  • Landscape Site Grading Principlesby Bruce G. Sharky

    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...