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Landscape

  • The Permaculture Earthworks Handbookby Douglas Barnes

    New Society Publishers 2017; US$ 32.99

    Maximize your water harvesting potential with efficient, cost-effective earthworks more...

  • Urban Drainage, Third Editionby David Butler; John Davies

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 71.95

    Urban Drainage has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect changes in the practice and priorities of urban drainage. New and expanded coverage includes: Sewer flooding The impact of climate change Flooding models The move towards sustainability Providing a descriptive overview of the issues involved as well as the engineering... more...

  • Gardens of the High Lineby Piet Oudolf; Rick Darke

    Timber Press 2017; US$ 30.95

    The Gardens of the High Line is the first book devoted to the plants and planting design of New York City's iconic High Line. In its sumptuous pages, Piet Oudolf, who designed the original plantings, and Rick Darke, a leading voice in sustainable horticulture, reveal why the High Line is such an iconic example of landscape design.    more...

  • Data Visualization for Design Thinkingby Winifred E. Newman

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    Data Visualization for Design Thinking helps you make better maps. Treating maps as applied research, you’ll be able to understand how to map sites, places, ideas, and projects, revealing the complex relationships between what you represent, your thinking, the technology you use, the culture you belong to, and your aesthetic practices. More than... more...

  • Contemporary Landscapes in Mixed Mediaby Soraya French

    Pavilion Books 2017; US$ 18.99

    A great guide for painters who want to experiment with mixed media and make their landscape paintings more adventurous.Popular artist and teacher, Soraya French, encourages readers to experiment with mixing media and to create more adventurous paintings and broaden their artistic horizons.The media that Soraya uses in this book are acrylics, pastels... more...

  • Place-makingby John Phibbs

    Historic England 2017; US$ 12.49

    Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown (1716-1783) is the iconic figure at the head of the English landscape style, a tradition that has dominated landscape design in the western world. He was widely acclaimed for his genius in his own day and his influence on the culture of England has arguably been as great as that of Turner, Telford and Wordsworth. Yet, although... more...

  • Pietro Porcinai and the Landscape of Modern Italyby Marc Treib; Luigi Latini

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 109.95

    Born in Florence in 1910, Pietro Porcinai grew up on the classic grounds of the Villa Gamberaia in Settignano where his father served as head gardener. Although he studied agriculture in college, Porcinai’s true interest lay in the landscape architecture practice he founded in 1938. Early projects centered in the area of Arezzo, whose style reflected... more...

  • A Musicology for Landscapeby David Nicholas Buck

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 69.95

    Drawing conceptually and directly on music notation, this book investigates landscape architecture’s inherent temporality. It argues that the rich history of notating time in music provides a critical model for this under-researched and under-theorised aspect of landscape architecture, while also ennobling sound in the sensory appreciation of landscape.... more...

  • 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...