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Landscape architecture; History

  • 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...

  • City by Landscapeby Thies Schröder

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 85.96

    City by Landscape documents the work of a landscape architect active in the interface between urban planning, open space planning and architecture. For many years Rainer Schmidt Landschaftsarchitekten + Stadtplaner have been among the leading offices in the fields of landscape and urban planning; the projects are also increasingly being... more...

  • Zeiträume - Time Scalesby Bund Deutscher Landschaftsarchitekten

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 53.70

    Changes over the course of time is a specific category of landscape architecture 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. What does this mean for the concrete implementation... 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...

  • 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...

  • Grüner Wohnen. Green Livingby Bund Deutscher Landschaftsarchitekten

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 32.20

    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. How green do we want our housing to be? What are the essential criteria of a successful planning of open space in residential... more...

  • Feldstudien / Field Studiesby Udo Weilacher; Regionalverband Ruhr

    Birkhäuser 2010; US$ 48.33

    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...

  • 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 through... more...

  • Übergänge / Insight Outby BDLA - Bund Deutscher

    Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 59.08

    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...

  • Spielräume / Changing Placesby Bund Deutscher Landschaftsarchitekten

    Birkhäuser 2005; US$ 53.22

    Von der Landschaftsarchitektur unserer Zeit wird erwartet, dass Planungen und Entwürfe von Freiräumen auf die gesellschaftlichen Herausforderungen unserer Jahre antworten. Parks und Plätze sollen zur integrierten Stadt- und Landschaftsentwicklung beitragen. Anspruchsvolle Außenräume fungieren als Investitionsanreiz in der Standortkonkurrenz der Städte.... more...