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  • Grüner Wohnen. Green Livingby Bund Deutscher Landschaftsarchitekten

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 77.00

    This volume in the series on contemporary landscape architecture is concerned with how life quality can be increased by improving our living environment through planning and raising the quality of public space. With a revised design and reworked structure, the essays and project descriptions in the book reveal the strategies with which... more...

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

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 70.00

    ?Pückler?s park in Muskau served as a textbook example of park design for American students through much of the twentieth century? (Gert Gröning). Andeutungen über Landschaftsgärtnerei , the main work of Pückler-Muskau and classic source of landscape design, is made available here in a reliable and beautiful edition. The text is completed... 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...

  • 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...

  • Relating Architecture to Landscapeby Jan Birksted

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 79.95

    These essays make a unique contribution to the documentation of twentieth century landscape architecture. They address key moments in history that have sometimes been overlooked or forgotten, emerging moments, and potential moments of leverage. The essays present contemporary examples in architecture, landscape architecture and garden design that offer... more...

  • Ecology, Community and Delightby Ian Thompson

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 70.95

    This book examines the three principal value systems which influence landscape architectural practice: the aesthetic, the social and the environmental, and seeks to discover the role that the profession should be playing now and for the future. The book integrates an investigation of historical sources with contemporary research into the beliefs and... more...

  • Michael Van Valkenburgh Associatesby Jane Amidon

    Springer 2005; US$ 29.95

    In the field of landscape architecture, there is no more distinguished voice than Michael Van Valkenburgh, and it therefore seems appropriate that we begin this new "Source Books in Landscape" series with his recently completed Allegheny Riverfront Park project for Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. As part of the city's efforts to restore its... more...

  • Experiential Landscapeby Kevin Thwaites; Ian M. Simkins

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 95.00

    Experiential Landscape offers new ways of looking at the relationship between people and the outdoor open spaces they use in their everyday lives. The book takes a holistic view of the relationship between humans and their environment, integrating experiential and spatial dimensions of the outdoors, and exploring the theory and application of environmental... more...

  • System Landschaft / Landscape as a Systemby Bund Deutscher; Bund Deutscher

    Springer 2009; US$ 74.95

    Landscape today is seen as a complex system of biotopes and water cycles, open spaces and built structures, neighborhoods and commercial areas.This book analyzes and documents this international development and its significance for landscape architects. more...

  • American Edenby Wade Graham

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 13.99

    ? American Eden moves luminously through landscapes of history, literature, biography, and design theory. . . . fusing sharp-edged analysis and graceful American prose.? ?Kevin Starr, author of Golden Gate: The Life and Times of America's Greatest Bridge ?Informative and absolutely engrossing.?  ?Ross King, author of Brunelleschi's Dome   Garden... more...