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- 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 89.95
The United States audience for this book includes landscape architects (23,000), architects (113,000), engineers (228,000), urban planners (32,000), landscape architecture students (7,000) 400-plus full-color photos and diagrams Topics new to this edition include climate, new weather patterns, water resource management, new urbanism and growth... 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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 90.00
The new industry standard on landscape architecturaldetailing Detailing for Landscape Architects takes the reader on aneducational journey across three major areas of landscapearchitectural detailingaesthetics, function, andconstructibilityto demonstrate how powerful design patternscan transform thematic ideas into awe-inspiring built... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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... more...
- 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... more...
- Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 112.00
The use of innovative new materials is an important trend in landscape architecture today. These materials include biodegradable geotextiles, super-absorbent polymers, and plants that react to changing soil conditions. This book presents the available materials and technologies in the context of practical applications. more...