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Landscape architecture; History

  • Michael Van Valkenburgh Associatesby Jane Amidon

    Springer 2005; US$ 29.95

    In the field of landscape architecture, there is no more distinguished voice than Michael Van Valkenburgh, and it therefore seems appropriate that we begin this new "Source Books in Landscape" series with his recently completed Allegheny Riverfront Park project for Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. As part of the city's efforts to restore its... 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 Memory and Experienceby Jan Birksted

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 88.95

    A complementary sequel to Relating Architecture to Landscape , this volume of essays explores further areas of interest and debate in the landscape/architecture debate. more...

  • Spielräume / Changing Placesby Bund Deutscher Landschaftsarchitekten

    De Gruyter 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$ 71.95

    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 the profession... 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 of the German... more...

  • System Landschaft / Landscape as a Systemby Bund Deutscher; Bund Deutscher

    Springer 2009; US$ 74.95

    Landscape today is seen as a complex system of biotopes and water cycles, open spaces and built structures, neighborhoods and commercial areas.This book analyzes and documents this international development and its significance for landscape architects. more...

  • Public Spaces, Private Gardensby Lake Douglas

    LSU Press 2011; US$ 29.95

    Landscape architect Lake Douglas employs written accounts, archival data, historic photographs, lithographs, maps, and city planning documents? many of which have never been published until now? to explore public and private outdoor spaces in New Orleans and those who shaped them. Public Spaces, Private Gardens, an informative stroll through the last... 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...

  • Masters of their Craftby Shirley Rose Evans

    The Lutterworth Press 2014; US$ 39.76

    In this informative and charming volume, Shirley Evans explores the lives of two of the most prominent designers of the nineteenth century; designers who have left their distinctive mark on buildings and gardens throughout the British Isles. William Andrews Nesfield and Eden Nesfield, father and son, were infatuated with the beauty and romance of the... more...