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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 57.95
This book takes as its starting point the need to examine critically the case for landscape reconnection. It looks at alleged disconnections and their supposed consequences. It explores the arguments about reconnecting the natural and human elements of whole landscapes. More broadly, it considers landscape as an arena within which science, humanities... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95
To Design Landscape sets out a distinctively practical philosophy of design, in accessible format. Based on the notion that landscape design is a form-based craft addressing environmental processes and utility, Dee establishes a framework for approaching such craft with modesty and ingenuity, using the concept of "aesthetics of thrift". Employing... more...
- Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 59.00
Kongjian Yu and his office Turenscape are beyond doubt the foremost landscape architecture practice in China today.Kongjian Yu is known for his ecological stance, often against the resistance of local authorities. His guiding design principles are the appreciation of the ordinary and a deep embracing of nature, even in its potentially destructive aspects,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 135.95
In the near future the appearance and spatial organization of urban and rural landscapes will be strongly influenced by the generation of renewable energy. One of the critical tasks will be the re-integration of these sustainable energy landscapes into the existing environment?which people value and want to preserve?in a socially fair, environmentally... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 210.00
This year?s book has a heavily enhanced approximate estimates section, with most measured works items being also presented as composite items. Now in its 33rd edition, Spon's External Works and Landscape Price Book 2014 offers the only comprehensive source of information for detailed external works and landscape costs. It covers all the items... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 129.00
Our societies need to solve difficult issues to attain sustainability. The main challenges include, among others, global warming, demographic change, an energy crisis, and loss of biodiversity. In tackling these issues, a holistic understanding of our living space is important. The field of landscape planning and design is at the core the holistic... more...
- Birkhäuser 2008; US$ 67.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95
This book aims to explore the avenue of landscape economics and provides the building blocks (from different scientific disciplines) for an economic analysis of landscapes. What exactly constitutes and determines the value of a landscape? It focuses on the value of landscapes in its broadest sense, thereby covering a variety of topics including stakeholder... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 43.95
This beautifully illustrated guide celebrates some of the most significant award winning public spaces in major cities in the UK and Ireland over the last ten years. Dealing with a range of contemporary and innovating designed landscapes from urban spaces to public parks, this book focuses on those that have been awarded the highest design accolade... more...