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  • 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: how are locations and spaces created in the open air, how are paths routed and boundaries set, how are hard and soft materials used? Drawing on practical and theoretical experience, this introduction, often used as a textbook,... more...

  • Andeutungen über Landschaftsgärtnereiby Hermann Pückler-Muskau

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 84.00

    Hints on Landscape Gardening , Pückler-Muskau?s most important book, is a classic work in landscape design and has appeared in countless editions since its first publication in 1834. In collaboration with the American Foundation for Landscape Studies, Hints on Landscape Gardening is now presented in an accurate and attractive version... 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...

  • Specificsby Prof. Christiane Sörensen; Karoline Liedtke

    JOVIS Verlag 2014; US$ 19.86

    Landscape architecture's fundamental task is to uncover and develop the specificity of a site. SPECIFICS emphasizes the differences of qualities of a location and invites to focus and concentrate on significant strategies for research and teaching in view of recent insights and global developments. In this book, scientists, planners, landscape architects,... more...

  • Topologyby Christophe Girot; Albert Kirchengast; Anette Freytag; Dunja Richter; Annemarie Bucher; Gion A. Caminada; Stefan Körner; Wilhelm Krull; Norbert Kühn; Hansjörg Kuster; Vittorio Magnago Lampugnani; Lothar Schäfer; Joseph Schwartz; Martin Seelis; Michael Seiler; Antje Stokman; Wulf Tessin

    JOVIS Verlag 2014; US$ 20.03

    How can an abstract term like "Topology" become pertinent and effective to landscape thinking today? There is a schism between the way landscape is understood scientifically, either as a normative network or an environmental system, and the way the same place exists emotionally for people. This disparity which prevails in today's landscape... more...

  • Digital Drawing for Landscape Architectureby Bradley Cantrell; Wes Michaels

    Wiley 2014; US$ 65.00

    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$ 22.10

    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...

  • The Edible French Gardenby Rosalind Creasy

    Tuttle Publishing 1999; US$ 14.95

    In this sumptuous volume, the American master of edible landscaping looks at French vegetables and variations on the traditional French parterre garden, in which edibles are grown right along with flowers in formal settings. This book is a must-have for any gardener interested in the flavors of France. The "Resources" section gives you sources for... more...

  • The Edible Mexican Gardenby Rosalind Creasy

    Tuttle Publishing 2000; US$ 14.95

    Rosalind Creasy, the grande dame of edible landscaping, has compiled an amazing variety of Mexican herbs and vegetables and has brought them up from south of the border straight to our dinner plates. Mexican food, Creasy tells us, consists not only of crispy tacos and refried beans, but also savory salsas and mole verde, corn-on-the-cob dipped in... 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...