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  • Out of Water - Design Solutions for Arid Regionsby Liat Margolis; Aziza Chaouni

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 84.00

    Which approaches can landscape, urban and architectural designers take to contribute their specific professional skills and means to solve the problem of water scarcity? What potential do available technologies and materials offer, what methods and tools can be derived from social engagement? Based on five years of research, the results... more...

  • Steward of the Landby Thomas Affleck; Lake Douglas

    LSU Press 2014; US$ 55.00

    In the first collection of published writings of Thomas Affleck (1812--1868), Lake Douglas re-establishes the reputation of a tireless agricultural reformer, entrepreneur, and horticulturist. Affleck's wide range of interests -- animal husbandry, agriculture, scientific farming, ornamental horticulture, insects, and hydrology, among others -- should... 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...

  • Schatten konstruierenby Peter Petschek; Siegfried Gass

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 92.00

    Trees are ideal sources of shade; where they cannot be used, their function is taken over by tents, pergolas, and pavilions. In the context of global warming, shade-providing construction is becoming an increasingly important building task. In Part One of this book, specialists in the field present the typical forms of shade-providing construction... more...

  • Gärten in Häusernby Haike Falkenberg

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 96.00

    Gardens inside buildings represent a sustainable vehicle for a host of ecological and economic advantages: factors such as improving the indoor climate and the workplace situation and hence increasing quality of life. This book offers a comprehensive introduction to the planning and implementation of this special kind of garden. The planning information... more...

  • Mirei Shigemori - Rebel in the Gardenby Christian Tschumi

    Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 62.95

    Mirei Shigemori decisively shaped the development of Japanese landscape architecture in the 20th century. The first part of the book deals with his life and influences, including his interest in ikebana and tea ceremonies. The second part offers detailed presentations of some seventeen different gardens. more...

  • Landscapes at Risk?by Edward Holdaway; Gerald Smart

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    The purpose of this book is to examine the role that Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) have in the protection of the landscape. The authors draw upon experience in the UK and abroad. more...

  • Now Urbanismby Jeffrey Hou; Benjamin Spencer; Thaisa Way; Ken Yocom

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    After more than a century of heroic urban visions, urban dwellers today live in suburban subdivisions, gated communities, edge cities, apartment towers, and slums. The contemporary cities we know are more often the embodiment of unexpected outcomes and unintended consequences rather than visionary planning. As an alternative approach for rethinking... more...

  • Landscape Architect's Portable Handbookby Nicholas Dines; Kyle Brown

    McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 69.00

    Get answers FAST with the Landscape Architect?s One-Stop,Take-It-Anywhere Guide In the office or out on the job, the Landscape Architect?s Portable Handbook puts the 20% of information you need 80% of the time at your fingertips! You get instant data for every architectural landscaping project: public and private gardens?athletic facilities?highways?urban/suburban... more...

  • Connectedby Phillip Johnson

    Allen & Unwin 2014; US$ 38.17

    Connecting with nature through sustainable landscape design more...