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Landscape

  • Constructed Ecologiesby Margaret Grose

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Today, designers are shifting the practice of landscape architecture towards the need for a more complex understanding of ecological science. Constructed Ecologies presents ecology as critical theory for design, and provides major ideas for design that are supported with solid and imaginative science. In the questioning narrative of Constructed... more...

  • Sustainable Citiesby Kimberly Etingoff

    Apple Academic Press 2017; US$ 149.95

    This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. Two trends come together in the world?s cities to make urban sustainability a critical issue today. First, greater and greater numbers of people are living in urban areas?and are projected to do so for the foreseeable future. Additionally, cities contribute to climate change in a significant... more...

  • Urban Horticultureby J. Blum

    Apple Academic Press 2017; US$ 139.95

    This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. Urban horticulture, referring to the study and cultivation of the relationship between plants and the urban environment, is gaining more attention as the world rapidly urbanizes and cities expand. While plants have been grown in urban areas for millennia, it is now recognized that they not... more...

  • Urban Forestsby J. Blum

    Apple Academic Press 2017; US$ 139.95

    This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. This new research compendium focuses on urban forestry research and management, while also considering the sociological and community aspects. The book looks at the benefits of urban forests with respect to urban sustainability and human health; issues related to expanding the urban tree canopy;... more...

  • Designing for Playby Barbara E. Hendricks

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 69.95

    Architects, landscape designers, builders, gardeners and teachers have all at some time been called upon to design a play area. Unfortunately, this diversity has not resulted in a similar diversity of design solutions for this very problematic task. Despite a proliferation of 'how to' books on this subject, playgrounds have remained virtually the... more...

  • Foundations of the Planning Enterpriseby Patsy Healey; Jean Hillier

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 350.00

    Planning Theory has a history of common debates about ideas and practices and is rooted in a critical concern for the 'improvement' of human and environmental well-being, particularly as pursued through interventions which seek to shape environmental conditions and place qualities.. The first volume in this three volume series, Foundations of the... more...

  • Landscape Analysisby Per Stahlschmidt; Vibeke Nellemann; Jorgen Primdahl; Simon Swaffield

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    A key aspect of town planning, landscape planning and landscape architecture is to identify and then use the distinctive features and characteristics of space, place and landscape to achieve environmental quality. Landscape Analysis provides an introduction to the field both in theory and in practice. A wide range of methods and techniques for... more...

  • The Well-Tended Perennial Gardenby Tracy DiSabato-Aust

    Timber Press 2017; US$ 25.95

    This completely revised third edition of the bestselling classic The Well-Tended Perennial Garden is a must-have ally in the quest for a beautiful, well-maintained garden.  more...

  • Ichnographia Rusticaby William Alvis Brogden

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    One of the most significant occurrences in the history of design was the creation of the English Landscape Garden. Accounts of its genesis?the surprising structural change from the formal to a seeming informal are numerous. But none has ever been quite convincing and none satisfactorily placed the contributions of Stephen Switzer. Unlike his contemporaries,... more...

  • Les jardins, sciences et techniquesby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 4.99

    Partez à la découverte des jardins, sciences et techniques avec ce Grand Article Universalis ! Par essence, le jardin tient à la fois de la nature et de l'artifice. Dualité fondamentale qui implique, entre autres, que cette forme très spécifique de création mobilise aussi bien un ensemble de connaissances spéculatives sur l'environnement et le... more...