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  • 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...

  • Landscape Architecture, Fourth Editionby John Ormsbee Simonds; Barry Starke

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 89.95

    With more than 30 percent new material, the fourth edition of this classic is an indispensable resource for practicing landscape architecture professionals as well as students. The most comprehensive overview of landscape architecture available, this reference covers every aspect of planning, design, installation, implementation, and maintenance.... more...

  • Experiential Landscapesby 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...

  • The Artful Gardenby James Van Sweden; Tom Christopher

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 40.00

    ?I want to put the mystery back into the heart of garden design, where it needs to be. It?s what lures you in through the gate, keeps you moving through the landscape, and fills you with excitement along the way. The sense of mystery is what turns a mere display of plants, paths, and ornaments into an adventure.?                           ?James... more...

  • Detailing for Landscape Architectsby Thomas R. Ryan; Edward Allen; Patrick J. Rand

    Wiley 2011; US$ 90.00

    The new industry standard on landscape architectural detailing Detailing for Landscape Architects takes the reader on an educational journey across three major areas of landscape architectural detailing—aesthetics, function, and constructibility—to demonstrate how powerful design patterns can transform thematic ideas into awe-inspiring built... more...

  • Exploring the Visual Landscapeby S. Nijhuis; R. van Lammeren; F.D. van der Hoeven

    IOS Press 2011; US$ 116.00

    "Exploring the Visual Landscape" is about the combination of landscape research and planning, visual perception and Geographic Information Science. It showcases possible ways of getting a grip on themes like: landscape openness, cluttering of the rural landscape, high-rise buildings in relation to cityscape, historic landscapes and motorway... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 51.95

    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...

  • Stadtgrün / Urban Greenby Annette Becker; Peter Cachola Schmal

    Birkhäuser 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...

  • Operative Landscapesby Alissa North

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 92.00

    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 communities... more...