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Landscape

  • Total Landscape, Theme Parks, Public Spaceby Miodrag Mitrasinovic

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Placing theme parks from the United States, Europe and Asia in a comparative, multidisciplinary framework, this fascinating book argues that these fantasy environments are an extreme example of the totalization of public space. By illuminating the relationship between theme parks and public space, this book offers critical insights into the ethos of... more...

  • Community-Builtby Katherine Melcher; Barry Stiefel; Kristin Faurest

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 53.95

    Throughout history and around the world, community members have come together to build places, be it settlers constructing log cabins in nineteenth-century Canada, an artist group creating a waterfront gathering place along the Danube in Budapest, or residents helping revive small-town main streets in the United States. What all these projects have... more...

  • A Paradise Lostby Young-tsu Wong

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 84.57

    This book is aimed at readers and researchers who are interested in Chinese garden architecture, the rise and fall of Yuanming Yuan and the history of the Qing dynasty. It is the first comprehensive study of the palatial garden complex in a Western language, and is amply illustrated with photographs and original drawings.  Young-tsu Wong?s engaging... more...

  • Rock Gardeningby Joseph Tychonievich

    Timber Press 2016; US$ 25.95

    Rock Gardening brings a classic garden style to a new generation of gardeners. It includes a survey of gorgeous rock gardens from around the world, the techniques and methods specific to creating and maintaining a rock garden, and profiles of the top 50 rock garden plants.   more...

  • Research in Landscape Architectureby Adri van den Brink; Diedrich Bruns; Hilde Tobi; Simon Bell

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 55.95

    Defining a research question, describing why it needs to be answered and explaining how methods are selected and applied are challenging tasks for anyone embarking on academic research within the field of landscape architecture. Whether you are an early career researcher or a senior academic, it is essential to draw meaningful conclusions and robust... more...

  • Landscape as Infrastructureby Pierre Belanger

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 65.00

    As ecology becomes the new engineering, the projection of landscape as infrastructure?the contemporary alignment of the disciplines of landscape architecture, civil engineering, and urban planning? has become pressing. Predominant challenges facing urban regions and territories today?including shifting climates, material flows, and population mobilities,... more...

  • Thinking the Contemporary Landscapeby Christophe Girot; Dora Imhof

    Princeton Architectural Press 2016; US$ 40.99

    On the heels of our groundbreaking books in landscape architecture, James Corner's Recovering Landscape and Charles Waldheim's Landscape Urbanism Reader, comes another essential reader, . Examining our shifting perceptions of nature and place in the context of environmental challenges and how these affect urbanism and architecture, the seventeen essayists... more...

  • Fundamentals of Turfgrass Managementby Nick E. Christians; Aaron J. Patton; Quincy D. Law

    Wiley 2016; US$ 135.00 US$ 117.00

    The classic turfgrass management handbook, updated with new developments in the field Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management is the bestselling guide with expert coverage of basic turfgrass science and all aspects of practical care. Now in its fifth edition, this industry favorite offers the latest information on growth, nutrition, herbicides,... more...

  • Cultural Landscapes of South Asiaby Kapila D. Silva; Amita Sinha

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The pluralism of South Asia belies any singular reading of its heritage. In spite of this diversity, its cultural traditions retain certain attributes that are at their core South Asian?in their capacity to self?organize, enact and reinvent cultural memories, and in their ability to retain an intimate connection with nature and landscape. This volume... more...

  • Architecture and Agricultureby Dewey Thorbeck

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Architecture and Agriculture: A Rural Design Guide presents architectural guidelines for buildings designed and constructed in rural landscapes by emphasizing their connections with function, culture, climate, and place. Following on from the author?s first book Rural Design , the book discusses in detail the buildings that humans construct in... more...