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  • Sustainable Site Designby Claudia Dinep; Kristin Schwab

    Wiley 2010; US$ 90.00 US$ 78.00

    Sustainable Site Design introduces the core concepts of sustainability as applied to landscape architecture. Focusing on site-scale design, this book provides a regional framework for integrating sustainable practices throughout the design process. From landscape analysis to program and design development, each design phase is illustrated with detailed... more...

  • Sustainable Landscape Planningby Paul Selman

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 63.95

    This book takes as its starting point the need to examine critically the case for landscape reconnection. It looks at alleged disconnections and their supposed consequences. It explores the arguments about reconnecting the natural and human elements of whole landscapes. More broadly, it considers landscape as an arena within which science, humanities... more...

  • To Design Landscapeby Catherine Dee

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95

    To Design Landscape sets out a distinctively practical philosophy of design, in accessible format. Based on the notion that landscape design is a form-based craft addressing environmental processes and utility, Dee establishes a framework for approaching such craft with modesty and ingenuity, using the concept of "aesthetics of thrift". Employing... more...

  • Designed Ecologiesby William S. Saunders

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 59.00

    Kongjian Yu and his office Turenscape are beyond doubt the foremost landscape architecture practice in China today. Kongjian Yu is known for his ecological stance, often against the resistance of local authorities. His guiding design principles are the appreciation of the ordinary and a deep embracing of nature, even in its potentially... more...

  • Landscape Planning And Environmental Impact Designby Tom Turner

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 67.95

    Written for use in undergraduate and postgraduate planning courses and for those involved in all aspects of the planning process, this comprehensive textbook focuses on environmental impact assessment and design and in particular their impact on planning for the landscape. more...

  • Ecological Landscape Design and Planningby Jala Makhzoumi; Gloria Pungetti

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 120.00

    Based on both research and practical experience, Ecological Landscape Design and Planning offers a holistic methodological approach to landscape design and planning. It focuses on the scarcity of natural resources in the Mediterranean and the need to aim for long-term ecological stability and environmental sustainability. The principles of this approach,... more...

  • Elements of Visual Design in the Landscapeby Simon Bell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.95

    Public concern about the landscape, in particular its appearance, is increasing all the time. For those charged with managing, developing or conserving a wide range of landscapes it is a major task to take visual aspects into account. Elements of Visual Design in the Landsacpe presents a vocabulary of visual design, structured in a logical and... more...

  • Managing and Designing Landscapes for Conservationby David B. Lindenmayer; Richard J. Hobbs

    Wiley 2008; US$ 116.95 US$ 101.36

    The distinctive relationships between landscape change, habitat fragmentation, and biodiversity conservation are highlighted in this original and useful guide to the theory and practice of ecological landscape design. Using original, ecologically based landscape design principles, the text underscores current thinking in landscape management and conservation.... more...

  • Residential Landscape Sustainabilityby Carl Smith; Nigel Dunnett; Andy Clayden

    Wiley 2008; US$ 145.00 US$ 125.67

    This valuable resource for developers and designers will help to develop design solutions sympathetic to the environment and improve the sustainability of residential landscapes. The landscapes around housing have a crucial role in creating a more sustainable future with carbon-neutral homes. This book shows how to improve the sustainable profile... more...

  • The Planting Design Handbookby Mr Nick Robinson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 59.95

    First published in 1992, Nick Robinson's Planting Design Handbook has since become widely used as a definitive text on landscape architecture courses throughout the world. It examines the horticultural, ecological and aesthetic characteristics of plants, more...