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  • Landscape Infrastructureby

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 70.00

    Infrastructure, as we know it, no longer belongs in the exclusive realm of engineers and transportation planners. This book, now available in a second revised edition,examines the potential of landscape as infrastructure via essays by notable authors and supporting case studies by SWA landscape architects and urban designers. more...

  • Wrightscapesby Charles and Berdeana Aguar

    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...

  • Ken Smith Landscape Architectby Jane Amidon

    Springer 2006; US$ 29.95

    Ken Smith is unquestionably one of the most interesting voices in landscape architecture; his works reflect the intensity and energy of their surroundings and challenge the distinction between landscape and art form. "Ken Smith Landscape Architects/Urban Projects focuses on three prominent works in New York City: his East River Project; his work... 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...

  • Representing Landscapesby Nadia Amoroso

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95

    What do you communicate when you draw an industrial landscape using charcoal; what about a hyper-realistic PhotoShop collage method? What are the right choices to make? Are there right and wrong choices when it comes to presenting a particular environment in a particular way? The choice of medium for visualising an idea is something that faces... more...

  • Caring for Placeby E N Anderson

    Left Coast Press 2014; US$ 94.00

    How can cultural forms motivate people to care about their environment? While important scientific data about ecosystems is mushrooming, E. N. Anderson argues in this powerful new book that putting effective conservation into practice depends primarily on social solidarity and emotional factors. Marshaling decades of research on cultures across several... more...

  • Christopher Lloydby Stephen Anderton

    Random House 2010; US$ 25.07

    Christopher Lloyd (Christo) was one of the greatest English gardeners of the twentieth century, perhaps the finest plantsman of them all. His creation is the garden at Great Dixter in East Sussex, and it is a tribute to his vision and achievement that, after his death in 2006, the Heritage Lottery Fund made a grant of £4 million to help preserve... more...

  • Übergänge / Insight Outby BDLA - Bund Deutscher

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 76.95

    How can buildings and open space be integrated by means of design? What potential results from the interaction of landscape planning and the art of engineering? What are the consequences of design chasing after artificiality? This attractive book reveals the pioneering responses that contemporary landscape architects offer to such central questions. more...

  • Golf Course Irrigationby James Barrett; Brian Vinchesi; Robert Dobson; Paul Roche; David Zoldoske

    Wiley 2004; US$ 120.00

    Complete guidelines to developing and maintaining the most effective, environment-friendly irrigation systems for golf courses Golf Course Irrigation offers valuable insight on the design, installation, management, and maintenance of irrigation systems-the most important management tool used on today's golf courses. Without manufacturers' bias,... more...

  • Stadtgrün / Urban Greenby Annette Becker; Peter Cachola Schmal

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 90.95

    This publication addresses the subject of designing inner-city spaces. It documents twenty recently realized examples in Europe, most of which feature greenery, designed by international landscape architects such as Gustafson Porter, Field Operations, Michel Desvigne, Gross.Max, Latz + Partner, and West 8. The projects offer examples of how this can... more...