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  • Thinking the Contemporary Landscapeby Christophe Girot; Dora Imhof

    Princeton Architectural Press 2016; US$ 40.99

    On the heels of our groundbreaking books in landscape architecture, James Corner's Recovering Landscape and Charles Waldheim's Landscape Urbanism Reader, comes another essential reader, . Examining our shifting perceptions of nature and place in the context of environmental challenges and how these affect urbanism and architecture, the seventeen essayists... more...

  • Cultural Landscapes of South Asiaby Kapila D. Silva; Amita Sinha

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The pluralism of South Asia belies any singular reading of its heritage. In spite of this diversity, its cultural traditions retain certain attributes that are at their core South Asian?in their capacity to self?organize, enact and reinvent cultural memories, and in their ability to retain an intimate connection with nature and landscape. This volume... more...

  • Architecture and Agricultureby Dewey Thorbeck

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Architecture and Agriculture: A Rural Design Guide presents architectural guidelines for buildings designed and constructed in rural landscapes by emphasizing their connections with function, culture, climate, and place. Following on from the author?s first book Rural Design , the book discusses in detail the buildings that humans construct in... more...

  • Experimenting Landscapesby Métis International Garden Festival; Emily Waugh

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 54.38

    Garden festivals are often a testing area for new ideas for landscape designers. On a small scale designers can experiment with innovative materials and explore emerging tendencies. The International Garden Festival in Métis in northern Quebec is probably the best-known festival in North America. This publication will explain the role... more...

  • Die räumliche Wirkung der Landschaftsplanungby Wolfgang Wende; Ulrich Walz

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 27.44

    Dieses Buch befasst sich mit Leitfragen in der Landschaftsplanung. Aufgabe der Landschaftsplanung ist es, die im Bundesnaturschutzgesetz genannten Ziele des Naturschutzes und der Landschaftspflege in Deutschland umzusetzen. Derzeit erlebt die örtliche Landschaftsplanung eine Renaissance, da die Kommunen mit ihr unter anderem die Auswirkungen der Gewinnung... more...

  • Constructed Wetlands and Sustainable Developmentby Gary Austin; Kongjian Yu

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 75.00

    This book explains how with careful planning and design, the functions and performance of constructed wetlands can provide a huge range of benefits to humans and the environment. It documents the current designs and specifications for free water surface wetlands, horizontal and vertical subsurface flow wetlands, hybrid wetlands and bio retention basins;... more...

  • The Renewable Energy Landscapeby Dean Apostol; James Palmer; Martin Pasqualetti; Richard Smardon; Robert Sullivan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The Renewable Energy Landscape is a definitive guide to understanding, assessing, avoiding, and minimizing scenic impacts as we transition to a more renewable energy future. It focuses attention, for the first time, on the unique challenges solar, wind, and geothermal energy will create for landscape protection, planning, design, and management.?... more...

  • European Landscape Dynamicsby Jan Feranec; Tomas Soukup; Gerard Hazeu; Gabriel Jaffrain

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 199.95

    Four unique pan-European CORINE Land Cover datasets?CLC1990, CLC2000, CLC2006, and CLC2012? and three datasets concerning changes between 1990 and 2012 have presented the first-ever opportunity to observe the European landscape by means of land cover and its change. This book brings together all these datasets to demonstrate the methods of identification,... more...

  • Geo-Architecture and Landscape in China?s Geographic and Historic Contextby Fang Wang

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 87.09

    This book approaches the concept of geo-architecture from the perspective of functions of architectures by analyzing the cases of traditional Chinese houses and tombs as well as palaces and places of worship. Houses and tombs, the ?Yang? dwellings and ?Yin? dwellings of human beings in traditional Chinese interpretation, are the two types of architectures... more...

  • Lancelot Brown and the Capability Menby David Brown; Tom Williamson

    Reaktion Books 2016; US$ 45.00

    Lancelot ?Capability? Brown is often thought of as the innovative genius who single-handedly pioneered a new, naturalistic style of landscape design, but he was in fact only one of many landscape designers in Georgian England. Published to commemorate the three hundredth anniversary of Brown?s birth, this book casts important new light on his world-renowned... more...