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Landscape

  • The Crosby Arboretumby Robert F. Brzuszek; Neil G. Odenwald

    LSU Press 2014; US$ 23.95

    Since its genesis in 1980, Crosby Arboretum in southern Mississippi has attracted international recognition for its contributions to architecture, biology, and landscape design. Now owned and operated by Mississippi State University, Crosby is the first fully realized ecologically designed arboretum in the United States and the premier native plant... more...

  • Using Plants for Stormwater Managementby Dana Nunez Brown

    LSU Press 2014; US$ 27.95

    The subtropical climate of the Gulf South supports a varied abundance of flora, and this diversity is sustained by the ample amount of rainwater that characterizes the region. Managing rainwater in a planned environment and mitigating its effect on human habitation can test the skills of even the most seasoned landscape architect or designer. That... more...

  • City as Landscapeby Tom Turner

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95

    In twenty essays, this book covers aspects of planning, architecture, urban design, landscape architecture, park and garden design. Their approach, described as post -postmodern, is a challenge to the 'anything goes' eclecticism of the merely postmodern. more...

  • Architectural Topographiesby Tomŗ Berlanda

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Architectural Topographies is a critical dictionary for architects and landscape architects in which the graphic lexicon can be read from a beginning, the ground, to a conclusion, the specific case studies. Meant as a tool to help you recognise, analyse, choose, and invent solutions, the book's key words refer to the physical and material relationship... more...

  • Emerging Landscapesby Davide Deriu; Krystallia Kamvasinou; Eugenie Shinkle

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95

    Drawing on the synergies between the fields of architecture and photography, this collection takes a multidisciplinary approach, combining practice-based research with scholarly essays. It explores and critically reassesses the interface between representation - the imaginary and symbolic shaping of the human environment - and production - the physical... more...

  • Landscape Architectureby Ian Thompson

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 7.99

    Landscape architecture plays an important role in shaping the places in which we live and work. But what is it? Landscape architects are involved, amongst other things, in the layout of business parks, the reclamation of derelict industrial sites, the restoration of historic city parks, and the siting and design of major pieces of infrastructure such... more...

  • Place-Keepingby Nicola Dempsey; Harry Smith; Mel Burton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    Place-Keeping †presents the latest research and practice on place-keeping ? that is, the long-term management of public and private open spaces ? from around Europe and the rest of the world. There has long been a focus in urban landscape planning and urban design on the creation of high-quality public spaces, or place-making. This is supported by... more...

  • Designing Rainwater Harvesting Systemsby Celeste Allen Novak; Eddie Van Giesen; Kathy M. DeBusk

    Wiley 2014; US$ 85.00

    Water conservation is one of the most effective sustainable design practices, yet few professionals know how to collect and use rainwater effectively. Rainwater Harvesting the first comprehensive book on designing rainwater harvesting systems. It provides practical guidelines for developing a rainwater harvesting strategy, taking into account climate,... more...

  • Freiršumenby Stefan Bernard; Hans Loidl

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 56.00

    ?What does the landscape architect actually do as a design?? The authors investigate this seemingly simple question: How are locations and spaces created in the open air, how are paths routed and boundaries set, how are hard and soft materials used? Drawing on practical and theoretical experience, this introduction, often used as a textbook, reveasls... more...

  • Opening Spacesby Stefan Bernard; Hans Loidl

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 56.00

    "What does the landscape architect actually do as a design?" The authors investigate this seemingly simple question: How are locations and spaces created in the open air, how are paths routed and boundaries set, how are hard and soft materials used? Drawing on practical and theoretical experience, this introduction, often used as a textbook, reveasls... more...