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Landscape architecture; History

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  • Spielräume / Changing Placesby Bund Deutscher Landschaftsarchitekten

    Birkhäuser 2005; US$ 61.95

    What opportunities does the current political landscape present and how do landscape architects transform them into built and green spaces for the public? This attractive book shows the pioneering designs in today?s landscape architecture, looking at contemporary gardens, parks, urban and rural projects. more...

  • Grüner Wohnen. Green Livingby Bund Deutscher Landschaftsarchitekten

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 42.00

    This volume in the series on contemporary landscape architecture is concerned with how life quality can be increased by improving our living environment through planning and raising the quality of public space. With a revised design and reworked structure, the essays and project descriptions in the book reveal the strategies with which... more...

  • Landscapes of Memory and Experienceby Jan Birksted

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 88.95

    It has been argued that the history of landscape and of gardens has been marginalized from the mainstream of art history and visual studies because of a lack of engagement with the theories, methods and concepts of these disciplines. This book explores possible ways out of this impasse in such a way that landscape studies would become pivotal through... more...

  • Zeiträume - Time Scalesby Bund Deutscher Landschaftsarchitekten

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 70.00

    Changes over the course of time is a specific category of landscape architecture in their work in open spaces and with organic materials: sustainability, identity, the preservation and development of our natural environment and our built living environment are designed in and by time-based processes. The book will appear on the occasion... more...

  • Specificsby Prof. Christiane Sörensen; Karoline Liedtke

    JOVIS Verlag 2014; US$ 19.86

    Landscape architecture's fundamental task is to uncover and develop the specificity of a site. SPECIFICS emphasizes the differences of qualities of a location and invites to focus and concentrate on significant strategies for research and teaching in view of recent insights and global developments. In this book, scientists, planners, landscape architects,... more...

  • Feldstudien / Field Studiesby Udo Weilacher; Regionalverband Ruhr

    Birkhäuser 2010; US$ 62.95

    Die Kulturhauptstadt Europas RUHR.2010, das Ruhrgebiet, ist einer der größten industriell geprägten Ballungsräume Europas. Kulturlandschaft und urbane Agrarwirtschaft sind hier einem hohen Innovationsdruck ausgesetzt. In dem Kulturhauptstadtprojekt ?Zwei Berge, eine Kulturlandschaft" wagen Landschaftsarchitekt und Landwirt neue Experimente auf dem... more...

  • City by Landscapeby Thies Schröder

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 112.00

    Landscape architecture, urban planning and environmental design more...

  • Übergänge / Insight Outby BDLA - Bund Deutscher

    Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 76.95

    How can buildings and open space be integrated by means of design? What potential results from the interaction of landscape planning and the art of engineering? What are the consequences of design chasing after artificiality? This attractive book reveals the pioneering responses that contemporary landscape architects offer to such central questions.... more...

  • Landscapes of Privilegeby Nancy Duncan

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    James and Nancy Duncan look at how the aesthetics of physical landscapes are fully enmeshed in producing the American class system. Focusing on an archetypal upper class American suburb-Bedford in Westchester County, NY-they show how the physical presentation of a place carries with it a range of markers of inclusion and exclusion. more...

  • European Landscape Architectureby Ian Thompson; Torben Dam; Jens Balsby Nielsen

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 67.95

    Drawing together case studies from all over Europe, this text explores the relationship between the overall idea of the landscape architecture for a site and the design of details. Examining concept sketches and design development drawings in relation to the details of the design, the book offers a more profound understanding of decision making... more...