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Landscape

  • 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 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...

  • 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...

  • Urban Forestsby J. Blum

    Apple Academic Press 2016; US$ 139.95

    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; managing urban forests in a community context; and improving... more...

  • Pest Management of Turfgrass for Sport and Recreationby Gary Beehag; Jyri Kaapro; Andrew Manners

    CSIRO Publishing 2016; US$ 99.95

    Comprehensive industry reference for all managers of amenity recreation, sports turf surfaces and commercial turf farms more...

  • Cartographic Groundsby Charles Waldheim; Jil Desimini; Mohsen Mostafavi

    Princeton Architectural Press 2016; US$ 44.99

    Mapping has been one of the most fertile areas of exploration for architecture and landscape in the past few decades. While documenting this shift in representation from the material and physical description toward the depiction of the unseen and often immaterial, Cartographic Grounds takes a critical view toward the current use of data mapping and... more...

  • Improving Urban Environmentsby Marco Ragazzi

    Apple Academic Press 2016; US$ 139.95

    Because cities are such complex systems, creating sustainable urban environments is a challenging goal. No single strategy?or even several strategies?will be enough to achieve tomorrow?s healthy and sustainable cities. The challenges resist compartmentalization, because the factors intersect and overlap. The articles in this compendium were chosen... more...

  • Field Sketching and the Experience of Landscapeby Janet Swailes

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 64.95

    The act of field sketching allows us to experience the landscape first-hand ? rather than reliance upon plans, maps and photographs at a distance, back in the studio. Aimed primarily at landscape architects, Janet Swailes takes the reader on a journey through the art of field sketching, providing guidance and tips to develop skills from those starting... more...

  • The Planting Design Handbookby Nick Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    Since the first edition was published in 1992, Nick Robinson's The Planting Design Handbook has been widely used as a definitive text on landscape architecture courses throughout the world. It remains one of the few titles written by a practicing landscape architect and educator who is also a horticulturalist and accomplished plantsman, and which deals... more...