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Landscape architecture

  • Landscape Infrastructureby

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 77.00

    Landscape planning with a keen sense of the ecologicalcontext 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Elements of Visual Design in the Landscapeby Simon Bell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.95

    Public concern about the landscape, in particular its appearance, is increasing all the time. For those charged with managing, developing or conserving a wide range of landscapes it is a major task to take visual aspects into account. Elements of Visual Design in the Landsacpe presents a vocabulary of visual design, structured in a logical... 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 and Sustainabilityby John F. Benson; Maggie H. Roe

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 165.00

    This unique book is about landscape, sustainability and the practices of the professions which plan, design and manage landscapes at many scales and in many locations; urban, suburban and rural. Despite the ubiquity of 'sustainability' as a concept, this is the first book to address the relationship between landscape architecture and sustainability... more...

  • Landscape and Sustainabilityby John Benson; Maggie Roe

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 135.00

    This unique book addresses the issue of sustainability from the point of view of landscape architecture, dealing with professional practices of planners, designers and landscape managers. This second edition contains updated and new material reflecting developments during the last five years and comprehensively addresses the relationship between landscape... more...

  • Opening Spacesby Stefan Bernard; Hans Loidl

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 56.00

    "What does the landscape architect actually do as a design?" The authors investigate this seemingly simple question: how are locations and spaces created in the open air, how are paths routed and boundaries set, how are hard and soft materials used? Drawing on practical and theoretical experience, this introduction, often used as a textbook, reveasls... 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...