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- 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...
- Abrams 2014; US$ 30.00
Urban Farms provides in-depth profiles of 16 innovative farms located in major metropolitan areas across the country, each operated by passionate individuals and communities committed to growing their own fruits and vegetables and raising animals. Included in these pages are some of the leaders in the movement, from Novella Carpenter?s farm in... more...
- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 45.00 US$ 36.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 64.95
Designs for gardens and landscapes need to contain accurate information to ensure that both the designer?s intent is clear and to enable the highest quality constructions. This book contains the elements most often used when detailing surfaces, with key information on standards, guidance and construction that the practitioner must be aware of. Alongside... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2016; US$ 45.00
Edition, with commentary, of the first comprehensive attempt to describe the landscape garden. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 119.95
Outlandia is an off-grid artistsā?? 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...
- 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...