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Landscape architecture; History

  • City by Landscapeby Thies Schröder

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 112.00

    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 realized internationally,... 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...

  • Feldstudienby Regionalverband Ruhr; Udo Weilacher

    Birkhäuser 2013; 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Specificsby Prof. Christiane Sörensen; Karoline Liedtke

    JOVIS Verlag 2014; US$ 22.67

    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...