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  • Sustainable Landscape Planningby Paul Selman

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 57.95

    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$ 53.95

    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 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...

  • Sustainable Energy Landscapesby Sven Stremke; Andy van den Dobbelsteen

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 139.95

    Preamble Sustainable Energy Landscapes: An Introduction Sven Stremke and Andy van den Dobbelsteen Reading the Changing Energy Landscape Martin J. Pasqualetti Strong Feelings: Emotional Landscape of Wind Turbines Dirk Sijmons and Machiel van Dorst Methods Energy Potential Mapping and Heat Mapping: Prerequisite for Energy-Conscious... more...

  • The Economic Value of Landscapesby C. Martijn van der Heide; Wim Heijman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95

    This book aims to explore the avenue of landscape economics and provides the building blocks (from different scientific disciplines) for an economic analysis of landscapes. What exactly constitutes and determines the value of a landscape? It focuses on the value of landscapes in its broadest sense, thereby covering a variety of topics including stakeholder... more...

  • Basic and Clinical Environmental Approaches in Landscape Planningby Hiroyuki Shimizu; Akito Murayama

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    Our societies need to solve difficult issues to attain sustainability. The main challenges include, among others, global warming, demographic change, an energy crisis, and loss of biodiversity. In tackling these issues, a holistic understanding of our living space is important. The field of landscape planning and design is at the core the holistic... 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...

  • Wasserlandschaftenby Herbert Dreiseitl; Dieter Grau

    Springer 2006; US$ 89.95

    Nach Jahrzehnten der Verdrängung von Wasser aus dem Siedlungsraum ist dieses in den vergangenen Jahren verstärkt zum gestalterischen Thema geworden. Die Integration natürlicher Wasserläufe in die bebaute Umgebung, die Klimatisierung von Stadträumen durch Wasserskulpturen, aber auch die Schaffung von Ruhe oder Erlebnisorten wie Brunnen und Bassins stoßen... more...

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

    Wiley 2008; US$ 112.95

    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...