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Landscape

  • Gardening with Foliage Firstby Karen Chapman; Christina Salwitz

    Timber Press 2017; US$ 18.50

    Gardening with Foliage First has something for every gardener?beginners will learn how to choose the right foliage plants, experienced gardeners will be inspired by fresh twists on old favorites, and everyone will be encouraged to create a beautiful, year-round garden.   more...

  • Foreign Trends in American Gardensby Raffaella Fabiani Giannetto

    University of Virginia Press 2017; US$ 29.50

    Foreign Trends in American Gardens addresses the influence of foreign, designed landscapes on the development of their American counterparts. Including essays from an array of significant scholars in landscape studies, this collection examines topics ranging from the importation of Western and Eastern styles of design and theoretical... more...

  • The Modern Landscapes of Ted Smythby Rod Barnett; Jacqueline Margetts

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The modern period in landscape architecture is enjoying the fascinated appreciation of scholars and historians in Europe and the Americas, and new themes, new subjects and new appraisals are appearing. This book contributes to the conversation by focusing on the work of a singular designer who spent his entire career in a province of the North Island... more...

  • Landscape Theory in Designby Susan Herrington

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 64.95

    Phenomenology, Materiality, Cybernetics, Palimpsest, Cyborgs, Landscape Urbanism, Typology, Semiotics, Deconstruction - the minefield of theoretical ideas that students must navigate today can be utterly confusing, and how do these theories translate to the design studio? Landscape Theory in Design introduces theoretical ideas to students without... more...

  • Strategies for Landscape Representationby Paul Cureton

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Strategies for Landscape Representation discusses a variety of digital and analogue production techniques for the representation of landscape at multiple scales. Careful consideration is required to represent time, and to ensure accuracy of representation and evaluation in the landscape. Written as a guide for making appropriate selection of a... more...

  • Total Landscape, Theme Parks, Public Spaceby Miodrag Mitrasinovic

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Placing theme parks from the United States, Europe and Asia in a comparative, multidisciplinary framework, this fascinating book argues that these fantasy environments are an extreme example of the totalization of public space. By illuminating the relationship between theme parks and public space, this book offers critical insights into the ethos of... more...

  • California Mission Landscapesby Elizabeth Kryder-Reid

    University of Minnesota Press 2016; Not Available

    ?Nothing defines California and our nation?s heritage as significantly or emotionally,? says the California Mission Foundation, ?as do the twenty-one missions that were founded along the coast from San Diego to Sonoma.? Indeed, the missions collectively represent the state?s most iconic tourist destinations and are touchstones for interpreting its... more...

  • Community-Builtby Katherine Melcher; Barry Stiefel; Kristin Faurest

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 53.95

    Throughout history and around the world, community members have come together to build places, be it settlers constructing log cabins in nineteenth-century Canada, an artist group creating a waterfront gathering place along the Danube in Budapest, or residents helping revive small-town main streets in the United States. What all these projects have... more...

  • A Paradise Lostby Young-tsu Wong

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 84.99

    This book is aimed at readers and researchers who are interested in Chinese garden architecture, the rise and fall of Yuanming Yuan and the history of the Qing dynasty. It is the first comprehensive study of the palatial garden complex in a Western language, and is amply illustrated with photographs and original drawings.  Young-tsu Wong?s engaging... more...

  • Rock Gardeningby Joseph Tychonievich

    Timber Press 2016; US$ 25.95

    Rock Gardening brings a classic garden style to a new generation of gardeners. It includes a survey of gorgeous rock gardens from around the world, the techniques and methods specific to creating and maintaining a rock garden, and profiles of the top 50 rock garden plants.   more...