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  • Values in Landscape Architecture and Environmental Designby M. Elen Deming

    LSU Press 2015; US$ 30.00

    The successful realization of diversity, resilience, usefulness, profitability, or beauty in landscape design requires a firm understanding of the stakeholders? values. This collection, which incorporates a wide variety of geographic locations and cultural perspectives, reinforces the necessity for clear and articulate comprehension of the many factors... more...

  • Mainstreaming Landscape through the European Landscape Conventionby Karsten Jorgensen; Morten Clemetsen; Anne-Karine Halvorsen Thoren; Tim Richardson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The European Landscape Convention has introduced a Europe-wide concept of protection, management and planning of all landscapes ? not just the outstanding ones. This book reflects on the background to the establishment of the convention, takes a critical look at examples and experiences of its implementation, and discusses future developments for... more...

  • Responsive Landscapesby Bradley E Cantrell; Justine Holzman

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 55.95

    The sensing, processing, and visualizing that are currently in development within the environment boldly change the ways design and maintenance of landscapes are perceived and conceptualised. This is the first book to rationalize interactive architecture and responsive technologies through the lens of contemporary landscape architectural theory. ... more...

  • Graphic Standards Field Guide to Softscapeby Leonard J. Hopper

    Wiley 2011; US$ 75.00

    Quick, reliable answers to your most common on-site questions When you're in the field, you never know what you'll come across. The Wiley Graphic Standards Field Guide to Softscape gives you fast access to the practical information you need when you're on-site and under pressure. Presented in a highly visual and easily portable format, the... more...

  • In Gärtenby Udo Weilacher

    Birkhäuser 2005; US$ 76.95

    The past decade has witnessed new interpretations of the great themes of traditional European garden art in profusion. Drawing on his intensive studies of some 30 influential European projects, Udo Weilacher presents a panorama of the most significant developments since the publication of his groundbreaking work Between Landscape Architecture... more...

  • Schatten konstruierenby Peter Petschek; Siegfried Gass

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 92.00

    First practical handbook on the constructional aspects of shade-giving structures 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... more...

  • Mirei Shigemori - Rebel in the Gardenby Christian Tschumi

    Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 35.00

    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

    Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) together with National Parks are the highest quality landscapes in England and Wales, and have been designated to conserve that quality. AONBs have always been regarded as 'second' to national parks in terms of the legislation and resources provided by the nation to look after them. At the turn of the century... more...

  • Garten Kunstby Dr. Hans von Trotha

    Bastei Entertainment 2012; US$ 15.26

    Die Gärten Europas sind immer mehr gewesen als nur schöne Orte zum Verweilen und Spazierengehen. Sie sind komplexe Schöpfungen, Gesamtkunstwerke, die allen Sinnen schmeicheln, um ihre Botschaft zu verkünden. Sie geben, davon erzählt Hans von Trotha ebenso kenntnisreich wie unterhaltsam, viel von der Zeit preis, in der sie entstanden sind. Nirgends... more...