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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Landscape: Pattern, Perception and Processby Simon Bell

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    Landscapes develop and evolve through an interacting series of processes ? climatic, geological, ecological and cultural ? over varying periods of time. These processes shape the structure and character of the landscapes which we experience. Over time, distinctive patterns emerge ? ranging in scale from the distribution of small plants to the sculptured... more...

  • Making Landscape Architecture in Australiaby Andrew Saniga

    University of New South Wales Press 2013; US$ 49.99

    A history of landscape architecture in Australia, this book profiles the people who have shaped the nation?s landscape and forged a profession: designers, architects, public servants, and activists. Using archival images and plans, it recounts milestones, including the creation of Melbourne?s public parks and gardens, the landscaping of Canberra?s... more...

  • Planning and Designing Sustainable and Resilient Landscapesby Cerasella Craciun; Maria Bostenaru Dan

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book deals with planning issues in landscape architecture, which start at the evaluation of the existing fabric of society, its history and memory, approached and conserved through photography, film and scenographic installations, a way in which the archetypes can be investigated, be it industrial derelict sites or already green spaces and cultural... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...