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- Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 56.00
Lucius Burckhardt (1925?2003) lehrte an der Universität Kassel Architekturtheorie, gründete in den 1980er Jahren die Promenadologie, die Spaziergangswissenschaft, und entwickelte sie zu einer komplexen und weitsichtigen Planungs- und Designdisziplin. Das Buch veröffentlicht erstmals in englischer Sprache 32 Texte des Design- und Planungskritikers,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 55.95
Currently, phytotechnology planting techniques are employed post site contamination to help clean up already contaminated soil by taking advantage of the positive effects that plants can have upon harmful toxins and chemicals. This book presents a new concept to create planting designs with preventative phytotechnology abilities pre-contamination,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
Previously published in French by Éditions Quae, this volume presents findings of a major research programme into landscape and sustainable development. While led by French scholars, the research team and geographical scope of the project was international, collaborative and comparative. Using case studies from across Europe, the interdisciplinary... more...
- University of Virginia Press 2015; US$ 39.50
Robert Riley has been a renowned figure in landscape studies for over fifty years, valued for his perceptive, learned, and highly entertaining articles, reviews, and essays. Much of Riley?s work originally ran in Landscape, the pioneering magazine at which Riley succeeded the great geographer J. B. Jackson as editor. The Camaro in the Pasture... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95
Guided by the Landscape Institutes 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...
- 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...
- University of Virginia Press 2015; US$ 35.00
John Stilgoe is just looking around. This is more difficult than it sounds, particularly in our mediated age, when advances in both theory and technology too often seek to replace the visual evidence before our own eyes rather than complement it. We are surrounded by landscapes charged with our past, and yet from our earliest schooldays we are instructed... more...
- 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...
- 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...