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Landscape

  • Sowing Beautyby James Hitchmough

    Timber Press 2017; US$ 30.95

    Sowing Beauty is a fresh approach to creating meadow gardens from James Hitchmough, one of the world's most important and groundbreaking landscape designers. Both practical and inspirational, its combination of accessible instruction and lush photography will appeal to style-driven home gardeners and professional landscape and garden designers... more...

  • Design Is Invisibleby Lucius Burckhardt; Silvan Blumenthal; Martin Schmitz

    Birkhäuser 2017; US$ 34.95

    Mit Design is Invisible verwies Lucius Burckhardt als einer der ersten auf die Integrierbarkeit unsichtbarer Wirkkräfte: Sie bestimmen den Gebrauch der Gegenstände und sollten Bestandteil der Gestaltung sein. Was nützt etwa die schönste Straßenbahn, wenn sie in der Nacht nicht fährt? Burckhardt erweitert kurzerhand den Designbegriff, in diesem Fall... more...

  • The Urban Treeby Duncan Goodwin

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 64.95

    There is a growing evidence base that documents the social, environmental and economic benefits that urban trees can deliver. Trees are, however, under threat today as never before due to competition for space imposed by development, other hard infrastructures, increased pressure on the availability of financial provision from local authorities and... more...

  • How to Grow a Playspaceby Katherine Masiulanis; Elizabeth Cummins

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 55.95

    How to Grow a Playspace takes you through a global perspective of the different stages of child development and the environments that engage children in play around the world. From the urbanity of Mumbai; to rainbow nets in Japan; nature play in Denmark; recycling waste in Peru; community building in Uganda; play streets in London; and gardens of... more...

  • Dynamic Patternsby Karen M'Closkey; Keith VanDerSys

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 55.95

    Dynamic Patterns explores the role of patterns in designed landscapes. Patterns are inherently relational, and the search for and the creation of patterns are endemic to many scientific and artistic endeavors. Recent advances in optical tools, sensors, and computing have expanded our understanding of patterns as a link between natural and cultural... more...

  • Design Readiness for Landscape Architectsby Les H. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 55.95

    Demands on landscape architecture students? time are many and varied ? when is there a chance to just sketch, and is it worth dedicating your time to the pursuit of drawing? This book shows how in short bursts you can build up your design skills using quick, relaxed sketches, which form the basis for full projects and studio work. This book will... more...

  • Constructed Ecologiesby Margaret Grose

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Today, designers are shifting the practice of landscape architecture towards the need for a more complex understanding of ecological science. Constructed Ecologies presents ecology as critical theory for design, and provides major ideas for design that are supported with solid and imaginative science. In the questioning narrative of Constructed... more...

  • Sustainable Citiesby Kimberly Etingoff

    Apple Academic Press 2017; US$ 149.95

    This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. Two trends come together in the world?s cities to make urban sustainability a critical issue today. First, greater and greater numbers of people are living in urban areas?and are projected to do so for the foreseeable future. Additionally, cities contribute to climate change in a significant... more...

  • Urban Horticultureby J. Blum

    Apple Academic Press 2017; US$ 139.95

    This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. Urban horticulture, referring to the study and cultivation of the relationship between plants and the urban environment, is gaining more attention as the world rapidly urbanizes and cities expand. While plants have been grown in urban areas for millennia, it is now recognized that they not... more...

  • Urban Forestsby J. Blum

    Apple Academic Press 2017; US$ 139.95

    This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. This new research compendium focuses on urban forestry research and management, while also considering the sociological and community aspects. The book looks at the benefits of urban forests with respect to urban sustainability and human health; issues related to expanding the urban tree canopy;... more...