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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
Garden design evolved hugely during the Georgian period ? as symbols of wealth and stature, the landed aristocracy had been using gardens for decades. Yet during the eighteenth century, society began to homogenise, and the urban elite also started demanding landscapes that would reflect their positions. The gardens of the aristocracy and the gentry... more...
- CRC Press 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...
- Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 67.34
Hints on Landscape Gardening , Pückler-Muskau?s most important book, is a classic work in landscape design and has appeared in countless editions since its first publication in 1834. In collaboration with the American Foundation for Landscape Studies, Hints on Landscape Gardening is now presented in an accurate and attractive version... more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 200.00
Spon's Landscape and External Works Price Book 2005 offers the only comprehensive source of information for detailed external works and landscape costs. It covers all the items to be found in hard and soft landscape contracts. Quantity surveyors, landscape architects and contractors will find it essential for compiling estimates, specifications,... more...
- Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 44.87
"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,... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 129.00
This book covers landscape architecture from the points of view of architecture, geography, history and communication science. It provides approaches to intervention, through rehabilitation and upgrade, as well as participative methods. more...
- Springer Japan 2014; US$ 101.08
This book is based on presentations made by German and Japanese scholars at the international symposium ?New Trends of Landscape Design: Seamless Connection of Landscape Planning and Design from Regional to Site Scales?The Cultural Context? held November 2012. more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 55.00
Most books on the history of gardens describe the way that gardens have been created; by contrast, The Afterlife of Gardens examines the way that gardens have been experienced. Using examples from many sites around the world, John Dixon Hunt examines responses to gardens, from Renaissance sites to Baroque creations to modern motorway landscaping.... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Handbook of Urban Landscape deals with aspects most related to architecture while, at the same time, it aims to serve the landscape profession itself. Because the field of landscape work is so wide, the present handbook is limited to urban landscape. The handbook can be used at three levels. Its technical studies and reviews form a general guide to... more...