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Landscape

  • Experimenting Landscapesby Métis International Garden Festival; Emily Waugh

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 56.10

    Garden festivals are often a testing area for new ideas for landscape designers. On a small scale designers can experiment with innovative materials and explore emerging tendencies. The International Garden Festival in Métis in northern Quebec is probably the best-known festival in North America. This publication will explain the role... more...

  • Die räumliche Wirkung der Landschaftsplanungby Wolfgang Wende; Ulrich Walz

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 28.31

    Dieses Buch befasst sich mit Leitfragen in der Landschaftsplanung. Aufgabe der Landschaftsplanung ist es, die im Bundesnaturschutzgesetz genannten Ziele des Naturschutzes und der Landschaftspflege in Deutschland umzusetzen. Derzeit erlebt die örtliche Landschaftsplanung eine Renaissance, da die Kommunen mit ihr unter anderem die Auswirkungen der Gewinnung... more...

  • Constructed Wetlands and Sustainable Developmentby Gary Austin; Kongjian Yu

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 75.00

    This book explains how with careful planning and design, the functions and performance of constructed wetlands can provide a huge range of benefits to humans and the environment. It documents the current designs and specifications for free water surface wetlands, horizontal and vertical subsurface flow wetlands, hybrid wetlands and bio retention basins;... more...

  • The Renewable Energy Landscapeby Dean Apostol; James Palmer; Martin Pasqualetti; Richard Smardon; Robert Sullivan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The Renewable Energy Landscape is a definitive guide to understanding, assessing, avoiding, and minimizing scenic impacts as we transition to a more renewable energy future. It focuses attention, for the first time, on the unique challenges solar, wind, and geothermal energy will create for landscape protection, planning, design, and management.?... more...

  • European Landscape Dynamicsby Jan Feranec; Tomas Soukup; Gerard Hazeu; Gabriel Jaffrain

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 199.95

    Four unique pan-European CORINE Land Cover datasets?CLC1990, CLC2000, CLC2006, and CLC2012? and three datasets concerning changes between 1990 and 2012 have presented the first-ever opportunity to observe the European landscape by means of land cover and its change. This book brings together all these datasets to demonstrate the methods of identification,... more...

  • Geo-Architecture and Landscape in China?s Geographic and Historic Contextby Fang Wang

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 89.85

    This book approaches the concept of geo-architecture from the perspective of functions of architectures by analyzing the cases of traditional Chinese houses and tombs as well as palaces and places of worship. Houses and tombs, the ?Yang? dwellings and ?Yin? dwellings of human beings in traditional Chinese interpretation, are the two types of architectures... more...

  • Lancelot Brown and the Capability Menby David Brown; Tom Williamson

    Reaktion Books 2016; US$ 45.00

    Lancelot ?Capability? Brown is often thought of as the innovative genius who single-handedly pioneered a new, naturalistic style of landscape design, but he was in fact only one of many landscape designers in Georgian England. Published to commemorate the three hundredth anniversary of Brown?s birth, this book casts important new light on his world-renowned... more...

  • Mensch macht Natur / Humans Make Natureby Gabriele Mackert; Paul Petritsch

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 33.64

    Focusing on landscape, art, and public space, the book discusses a new definition of the relationship between man and nature following the hypothesis of the Anthropocene, according to which we have changed our planet and its ecosystem in such an irreversible way that we ourselves have become a geological factor, and we not only have to worry about... more...

  • Self-Regulated Design Learningby Matthew N. Powers

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 55.95

    Self-Regulated Design Learning: A Foundation and Framework for Teaching and Learning Design reframes how educators in architecture, landscape architecture, and other design disciplines think about teaching and learning design. The book weaves together concepts of constructivism, social cognitive theory, and self-regulated learning into a solid theoretical... more...

  • Melancholy and the Landscapeby Jacky Bowring

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Written as an advocacy of melancholy?s value as part of landscape experience, this book situates the concept within landscape?s aesthetic traditions, and reveals how it is a critical part of ethics and empathy. With a history that extends back to ancient times, melancholy has hovered at the edges of the appreciation of landscape, including the aesthetic... more...