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Landscape

  • The Uses of Art in Public Spaceby Julia Lossau; Quentin Stevens

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book links two fields of interest which are too seldom considered together: the production and critique of art in public space and social behaviour in the public realm. Whilst most writing about public art has focused on the aesthetic, cultural and political intentions and processes that shape its production, this edited collection examines a... more...

  • Drawing and Reinventing Landscape, AD Primerby Diana Balmori

    Wiley 2014; US$ 45.00

    How to tackle representation in landscape design Representation is a hot topic in landscape architecture. While computerization has been a catalyst for change across many fields in design, no other design field has experienced such drastic reinvention as has landscape architecture. As the world urbanizes rapidly and our relationship with nature changes,... more...

  • Mellon Squareby Susan Rademacher; Charles Birnbaum

    Princeton Architectural Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    The second volume in our Modern Landscapes series examines the evolution of Pittsburgh's first modern garden plaza. Completed in 1955 from a design by the acclaimed landscape design firm Simonds & Simonds and architects Mitchell & Ritchey, Mellon Square functioned as an urban oasis that provided downtown office workers a much-needed respite from the... more...

  • American Gothic Art and Architecture in the Age of Romantic Literatureby Kerry Dean Carso

    University of Wales Press 2014;

    American Gothic Art and Architecture in the Age of Romantic Literature analyses the influence of British Gothic novels and historical romances on American art and architecture in the Romantic era. more...

  • Digital Drawing for Landscape Architectureby Bradley Cantrell; Wes Michaels

    Wiley 2014; US$ 65.00

    Combine traditional techniques with modern media for more communicative renderings Digital Drawing for Landscape Architecture: Contemporary Techniques and Tools for Digital Representation in Site Design, Second Edition bridges the gap between traditional analog and new digital tools by applying timeless concepts of representation to enhance design... more...

  • Revising Green Infrastructureby Daniel Czechowski; Thomas Hauck; Georg Hausladen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95

    Consider this ? How do we handle the convergence of landscape architecture, ecological planning, and civil engineering? What are convenient terms and metaphors to communicate the interplay between design and ecology? What are suitable scientific theories and technological means? What innovations arise from multidisciplinary and cross-scalar... more...

  • Landscape Site Grading Principlesby Bruce G. Sharky

    Wiley 2014; US$ 85.00

    A complete guide to site grading for designers and other visual learners Grading With Design in Mind: Landscape Site Grading Principles is a comprehensive guide to grading, written specifically from the design perspective. Heavily illustrated and non-technical, this book meets the needs of designers and visual learners by presenting the principles... more...

  • Connectedby Phillip Johnson

    Allen & Unwin 2014; US$ 38.17

    Connecting with nature through sustainable landscape design more...

  • Rawby Solveig Bøe; Hege Charlotte Faber; Brit Strandhagen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Nature inheres in many aesthetic forms of expression. In architecture, however, nature emerges with a particular power and clarity, which makes architecture a raw kind of art. Thus, by using the concept of ‘raw’ as a focal point, this book provides new approaches to architecture in a broad sense, as well as other aesthetic and artistic practices,... more...

  • Ecotourism, Nature Conservation and Developmentby Aziza Chaouni

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 98.00

    Ecotourism is a major source for financing ecological environmental development. The fundamental challenge of this globally persued approach is how to unite the conflicting goals of ecotourism and nature conservation. The World Bank has co-financed a model project in Jordan. Landscape architecture took a leading role in the masterplanning.... more...