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Landscape

  • Rural Modernity, Everyday Life and Visual Cultureby Dr Rosemary Shirley

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Through the lens of the everyday, this book explores ?the countryside? as an inhabited and practised realm with lived rhythms and routines. It relocates the topography of everyday life from its habitually urban focus, out into the English countryside. The rural is often portrayed as existing outside of modernity, or as its passive victim. Here, the... more...

  • Applications of Furrow and Micro Irrigation in Arid and Semi-Arid Regionsby Megh R. Goyal

    Apple Academic Press 2015; US$ 149.95

    Applications of Furrow and Micro Irrigation in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions , the fifth volume in the Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation series, addresses the ever-challenging need for irrigation systems in arid and semi-arid regions of the world, areas that are suffering from severe water shortages. These areas, such as Egypt, Tunisia,... more...

  • Landscapes of Leisureby Sean Gammon; Sam Elkington

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    This volume aims to map out the complex relationships leisure has with notions of place and space in contemporary life. Illustrating the transdisciplinarity of this key feature of leisure studies, it explores how leisure places and spaces affect personal, social and collective identities. more...

  • Why is Landscape Beautiful?by Lucius Burckhardt; Markus Ritter; Martin Schmitz

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 56.00

    Lucius Burckhardt (1925?2003) lehrte an der Universität Kassel Architekturtheorie, gründete in den 1980er Jahren die Promenadologie, die Spaziergangswissenschaft, und entwickelte sie zu einer komplexen und weitsichtigen Planungs- und Designdisziplin. Das Buch veröffentlicht erstmals in englischer Sprache 32 Texte des Design- und Planungskritikers,... more...

  • Phytoby Niall Kirkwood; Kate Kennen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 55.95

    Currently, phytotechnology planting techniques are employed post site contamination to help clean up already contaminated soil by taking advantage of the positive effects that plants can have upon harmful toxins and chemicals. This book presents a new concept to create planting designs with preventative phytotechnology abilities pre-contamination,... more...

  • Landscape and Sustainable Developmentby Daniel Terrasson; Yves Luginbühl; Professor Peter Howard

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Previously published in French by Éditions Quae, this volume presents findings of a major research programme into landscape and sustainable development. While led by French scholars, the research team and geographical scope of the project was international, collaborative and comparative. Using case studies from across Europe, the interdisciplinary... more...

  • Designed for the Futureby Jared Green

    Princeton Architectural Press 2015; US$ 24.95

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  • The Camaro in the Pastureby Robert B. Riley

    University of Virginia Press 2015; US$ 39.50

    Robert Riley has been a renowned figure in landscape studies for over fifty years, valued for his perceptive, learned, and highly entertaining articles, reviews, and essays. Much of Riley?s work originally ran in Landscape, the pioneering magazine at which Riley succeeded the great geographer J. B. Jackson as editor. The Camaro in the Pasture... more...

  • Landscape Professional Practiceby Gordon Rowland Fraser

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Guided by the Landscape Institute’s 2013 Pathway to Chartership syllabus, this structured, step-by-step, narrative guide sets out the documentation commonly used within the landscape profession. As an understanding of professional practice is intrinsic to all Landscape Institute accredited courses, this is an essential text for every landscape... more...

  • Representing Landscapes: Digitalby Nadia Amoroso

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    Most landscape architectural designs now include some form of digital representation - but there is much more scope for creativity beyond the standard Photoshop montages. In this new book on representing landscapes, Nadia Amoroso brings together contributions from some of the leading landscape departments in the world to explore the variety in digital... more...