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Landscape

  • Beauty Redeemedby Ellen Braae

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 91.00

    The recycling of post-industrial landscapes has been a topic of great interest both in landscape and urban design in the past 20 years. This book is a history, a design theory and a survey of seminal schemes all in one. It analyzes all ground-breaking European projects such as Peter Latz' Duisburg Nord, Parque del Clot in Barcelona or Parc aux Angéliques... more...

  • Landscape Professional Practiceby Gordon Rowland Fraser

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Guided by the Landscape Institute’s 2013 Pathway to Chartership syllabus, this structured, step-by-step, narrative guide sets out the documentation commonly used within the landscape profession. As an understanding of professional practice is intrinsic to all Landscape Institute accredited courses, this is an essential text for every landscape... more...

  • Representing Landscapes: Digitalby Nadia Amoroso

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    Most landscape architectural designs now include some form of digital representation - but there is much more scope for creativity beyond the standard Photoshop montages. In this new book on representing landscapes, Nadia Amoroso brings together contributions from some of the leading landscape departments in the world to explore the variety in digital... more...

  • Women, Modernity, and Landscape Architectureby Sonja Dümpelmann; John Beardsley

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    Modernity was critically important to the formation and evolution of landscape architecture, yet its histories in the discipline are still being written. This book looks closely at the work and influences of some of the least studied figures of the era: established and less well-known female landscape architects who pursued modernist ideals in their... more...

  • Revising Green Infrastructureby Daniel Czechowski; Thomas Hauck; Georg Hausladen

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 139.95

    Consider this ? How do we handle the convergence of landscape architecture, ecological planning, and civil engineering? What are convenient terms and metaphors to communicate the interplay between design and ecology? What are suitable scientific theories and technological means? What innovations arise from multidisciplinary and cross-scalar... more...

  • Out of Water - Design Solutions for Arid Regionsby Liat Margolis; Aziza Chaouni

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 84.00

    Which approaches can landscape, urban and architectural designers take to contribute their specific professional skills and means to solve the problem of water scarcity? What potential do available technologies and materials offer, what methods and tools can be derived from social engagement? Based on five years of research, the results... 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...

  • The Uses of Art in Public Spaceby Julia Lossau; Quentin Stevens

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book links two fields of interest which are too seldom considered together: the production and critique of art in public space and social behaviour in the public realm. Whilst most writing about public art has focused on the aesthetic, cultural and political intentions and processes that shape its production, this edited collection examines a... more...

  • Drawing and Reinventing Landscape, AD Primerby Diana Balmori

    Wiley 2014; US$ 45.00

    How to tackle representation in landscape design Representation is a hot topic in landscape architecture. While computerization has been a catalyst for change across many fields in design, no other design field has experienced such drastic reinvention as has landscape architecture. As the world urbanizes rapidly and our relationship with nature changes,... more...