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  • Exploring the Boundaries of Landscape Architectureby Simon Bell; Ingrid Sarlov Herlin; Richard Stiles

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 53.95

    What have cultural anthropologists, historical geographers, landscape ecologists and environmental artists got in common? Along with eight other disciplines, from domains as diverse as planning and design, the arts and humanities as well as the social and natural sciences, they are all fields of importance to the theory and practice of landscape architecture.... more...

  • Feldstudien / Field Studiesby Udo Weilacher; Regionalverband Ruhr

    Birkhäuser 2010; US$ 48.82

    Die Kulturhauptstadt Europas RUHR.2010, das Ruhrgebiet, ist einer der größten industriell geprägten Ballungsräume Europas. Kulturlandschaft und urbane Agrarwirtschaft sind hier einem hohen Innovationsdruck ausgesetzt. In dem Kulturhauptstadtprojekt ?Zwei Berge, eine Kulturlandschaft" wagen Landschaftsarchitekt und Landwirt neue Experimente auf dem... more...

  • Stadtgrün / Urban Greenby Peter Cachola Schmal; Annette Becker

    Birkhäuser 2010; US$ 70.54

    The rediscovery of the city that has been evident recently has by no means superseded the human desire for nature. On the contrary, the goal has been finding urban solutions that do justice to these growing needs and do so in ways that meet the requirements for design, ecology, sociology, and economy. This publication addresses the subject... more...

  • Operative Landscapesby Alissa North

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 70.54

    There are infinite ways to build a community, yet the defining feature of any community is characteristically the landscape. Whether it is a park, a river corridor, community gardens, a plaza or a streetscape, the public spaces where people interact provide a shared sense of ownership, and the qualities of these spaces influence how the... more...

  • Drawing the Ground ? Landscape Urbanism Todayby Frits Palmboom

    Birkhäuser 2010; US$ 59.68

    Founded in 1990, Palmbout Urban Landscapes is now one of the leading urban planning offices in the Netherlands. It exemplifies current practices of urban planning in that country. Its approach is characterized by a constant search for a new relationship between urban planning, architecture, and landscape architecture. In this process of... more...

  • Landscape Modernism Renouncedby David Jacques; Jan Woudstra

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 63.95

    Before the Second World War landscape architect Christopher Tunnard was the first author on Modernism in Landscape in the English language, but later became alarmed by the destructive forces of Post-war reconstruction. Between the 1950s and the 1970s he was in the forefront of the movement to save the city, becoming an acclaimed author sympathetic... more...

  • City by Landscapeby Thies Schröder

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 86.84

    City by Landscape documents the work of a landscape architect active in the interface between urban planning, open space planning and architecture. For many years Rainer Schmidt Landschaftsarchitekten + Stadtplaner have been among the leading offices in the fields of landscape and urban planning; the projects are also increasingly being... more...

  • Visualizing Landscape Architectureby Elke Mertens

    Birkhäuser 2010; US$ 70.54

    ?We don?t sell gardens; we sell images of gardens.? This observation on the part of a landscape architect makes it clear just how important it is that a design be effectively communicated to the community, clients, and the public. Drawings, models, simulations, and films communicate the designers? proposed ideas and solutions, but they... more...

  • Syntax der Landschaftby Udo Weilacher

    Birkhäuser 2008; US$ 48.82

    Duisburg-Nord Landscape Park in Germany, the Plateau de Kirchberg in Luxembourg, Parco Dora in Turin, Italy and numerous other projects designed and built by Peter Latz and Partners stand as examples of an up-to-date and intelligent approach to alternative environmental technologies and the reclamation of extensive industrial landscapes.... more...

  • Living Systemsby Liat Margolis; Alexander Robinson

    Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 21.67

    Die Revolutionierung der Landschaftsarchitektur durch intelligente Materialien und Technologien Living Systems stellt eine Vielzahl von neuartigen Materialtechnologien für die Landschaftsarchitektur dar. Die Projekte und Materialien sind in enger Zusammenarbeit von Entwerfern, Ingenieuren, Wissenschaftlern und Ökologen entstanden.... more...