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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 165.00
This unique book is about landscape, sustainability and the practices of the professions which plan, design and manage landscapes at many scales and in many locations; urban, suburban and rural. Despite the ubiquity of 'sustainability' as a concept, this is the first book to address the relationship between landscape architecture and sustainability... more...
- International Development Research Centre 2001; US$ 20.00
The production crisis in rural agricultural systems is stimulating urban agriculture and particularly, horticulture and livestock. These two sectors together absorb a fraction of the rural migrants, lead to the creation of cash activities, and bring in profits thanks to the farmers? proximity to urban markets. This study examines the case of Senegal?s... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2002; US$ 45.00
Here is the first book to examine the environmental landscape designs of Frank Lloyd Wright, probably the world's best known and most influential architect. WRIGHTSCAPES analyzes 85 of his works, and pays particular attention to site planning, landscape design, community scale, and regional planning. The authors include many original diagrams,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 65.95
Representing Landscape Architecture offers a broad investigation of how the designed landscape is and has been represented: for design study, for criticism and even for its realization. It has been said that we can only realize what we can imagine. But in order to realize we must convey ideas to others as well as to ourselves. Representation... more...
Spielräume / Changing Places: Zeitgenössische deutsche Landschaftsarchitektur / Contemporary German Landscape Architecture (German and English Edition)Springer 2005; US$ 61.95
The latest volume documenting Germany's contribution to contemporary landscape architecture and environmental design. We expect today's landscape architecture to present projects for open spaces which respond to the challenges arising in modern society. Parks and squares should be contributing factors to an integrated urban and rural development. Sophisticated... more...