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  • Landscapes of Memory and Experienceby Jan Birksted

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 88.95

    It has been argued that the history of landscape and of gardens has been marginalized from the mainstream of art history and visual studies because of a lack of engagement with the theories, methods and concepts of these disciplines. This book explores possible ways out of this impasse in such a way that landscape studies would become pivotal through... more...

  • The Inspired Gardenby Judy Paolini; Nance Trueworthy

    Down East Books 2009; US$ 34.99

    It's not surprising that visual artists would create particularly interesting gardens. Besides a trained eye, they use their penchant for fearless artistic expression. This book offers a most unusual personal look at 20 spectacular private gardens in New England that will inspire readers to look at their own gardens with fresh perspectives. Lavishly... more...

  • Zeiträume - Time Scalesby Bund Deutscher Landschaftsarchitekten

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 70.00

    Changes over the course of time is a specific category of landscape architecturein open spaces and with organic materials: sustainability, identity, the preservation and development of our natural environment and our built living environment are designed in and by time-based processes. What does this mean for the concrete implementation... more...

  • Hints on Landscape Gardeningby Foundation for Landscape Studies; John Hargraves

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 70.00

    Park Muskau, Prince Pückler?s extraordinary nineteenth-century creation on both sides of the River Neisse, together with Hints on Landscape Gardening ( Andeutungen über Landschaftsgärtnerei ), his instructive 1834 treatise based on the park?s design,are as important to American landscape architects as the work and writings of Frederick... more...

  • Freiräum(en)by Hans Loidl; Stefan Bernard

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 56.00

    ?Worin besteht die entwurfliche Tat der Landschaftsarchitekten??Dieser nur scheinbar einfachen Frage gehen die Autoren von Freiräume(n) nach. Mit welchen Mitteln wird Freiraum gestaltet? Welche Rolle spielen naturgegebene Bedingungen? Nach welchen Prinzipien entstehen im Freiraum Orte und Räume, werden Wege geführt und Grenzen gesetzt,... more...

  • Open(ing) Spacesby Hans Loidl; Stefan Bernard

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 56.00

    ?What does the landscape architect actually do as a design?? The authors investigate this seemingly simple question. What resources are available for designing open spaces? What part is played by conditions deriving from nature? How are locations and spaces created in the open air, how are paths routed and boundaries set, how are hard... more...

  • Andeutungen über Landschaftsgärtnereiby Hermann Pückler-Muskau

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 84.00

    Die Andeutungen über Landschaftsgärtnerei , das Hauptwerk von Pückler-Muskau, sind ein Klassiker der Landschaftsarchitektur und seit der Erstveröffentlichung 1834 in zahlreichen Ausgaben erschienen. In Zusammenarbeit mit der amerikanischen Foundation for Landscape Studies werden sie hier in einer zuverlässigen und attraktiven Ausgabe... more...

  • The Afterlife of Gardensby John Dixon Hunt

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 55.00

    Most books on the history of gardens describe the way that gardens have been created; by contrast, The Afterlife of Gardens examines the way that gardens have been experienced. Using examples from many sites around the world, John Dixon Hunt examines responses to gardens, from Renaissance sites to Baroque creations to modern motorway landscaping.... more...

  • Digital Drawing for Landscape Architectureby Bradley Cantrell; Wes Michaels

    Wiley 2014; US$ 65.00 US$ 56.33

    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...

  • Frederick Law Olmsteadby Melvin Kalfus

    NYU Press 1990; US$ 26.00

    Frederick Law Olmsted is famous for his urban landscape designs: Central Park in Manhattan, Prospect Park in Brooklyn, and Franklin Park in Boston. Olmsted devoted much of his later life to this work. What was the source of this creative energy and imagination in his fascinating years? Melvin Kalfus is the first author to examine Olmsted's troubled,... more...