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Landscape

  • Melancholy and the Landscapeby Jacky Bowring

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Written as an advocacy of melancholy?s value as part of landscape experience, this book situates the concept within landscape?s aesthetic traditions, and reveals how it is a critical part of ethics and empathy. With a history that extends back to ancient times, melancholy has hovered at the edges of the appreciation of landscape, including the aesthetic... more...

  • Urban Forestsby J. Blum

    Apple Academic Press 2016; US$ 139.95

    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; managing urban forests in a community context; and improving... more...

  • Pest Management of Turfgrass for Sport and Recreationby Gary Beehag; Jyri Kaapro; Andrew Manners

    CSIRO Publishing 2016; US$ 99.95

    Comprehensive industry reference for all managers of amenity recreation, sports turf surfaces and commercial turf farms more...

  • Cartographic Groundsby Charles Waldheim; Jil Desimini; Mohsen Mostafavi

    Princeton Architectural Press 2016; US$ 44.99

    Mapping has been one of the most fertile areas of exploration for architecture and landscape in the past few decades. While documenting this shift in representation from the material and physical description toward the depiction of the unseen and often immaterial, Cartographic Grounds takes a critical view toward the current use of data mapping and... more...

  • Improving Urban Environmentsby Marco Ragazzi

    Apple Academic Press 2016; US$ 139.95

    Because cities are such complex systems, creating sustainable urban environments is a challenging goal. No single strategy?or even several strategies?will be enough to achieve tomorrow?s healthy and sustainable cities. The challenges resist compartmentalization, because the factors intersect and overlap. The articles in this compendium were chosen... more...

  • Field Sketching and the Experience of Landscapeby Janet Swailes

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 64.95

    The act of field sketching allows us to experience the landscape first-hand ? rather than reliance upon plans, maps and photographs at a distance, back in the studio. Aimed primarily at landscape architects, Janet Swailes takes the reader on a journey through the art of field sketching, providing guidance and tips to develop skills from those starting... more...

  • The Planting Design Handbookby Nick Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    Since the first edition was published in 1992, Nick Robinson's The Planting Design Handbook has been widely used as a definitive text on landscape architecture courses throughout the world. It remains one of the few titles written by a practicing landscape architect and educator who is also a horticulturalist and accomplished plantsman, and which deals... more...

  • A Walk in the Parkby Travis Elborough

    Random House 2016; US$ 26.78

    Parks are such a familiar part of everyday life. You might be forgiven for thinking they have always been there ? and that they always will. In fact, the roots of even the most humble neighbourhood park lie in age-old battles over land and liberty. From their medieval life as private royal hunting grounds to their modern incarnation as public spaces... more...

  • Innovations in Landscape Architectureby Jonathon R. Anderson; Daniel H. Ortega

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 55.95

    This inspiring and thought-provoking book explores how recent innovations in landscape architecture have uniquely positioned the practice to address complex issues and technologies that affect our built environment. The changing and expanding nature of "landscape" make it more important than ever for landscape architects to seek innovation as a critical... more...

  • Observations on Modern Gardening, by Thomas Whatelyby Michael Symes

    Boydell & Brewer 2016; US$ 45.00

    Edition, with commentary, of the first comprehensive attempt to describe the landscape garden. more...