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  • Illustrated History of Landscape Designby Chip Sullivan; Elizabeth Boults

    Wiley 2010; US$ 60.00

    A visual journey through the history of landscape design For thousands of years, people have altered the meaning of space by reshaping nature. As an art form, these architectural landscape creations are stamped with societal imprints unique to their environment and place in time. Illustrated History of Landscape Design takes an optical sweep of... more...

  • 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    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. 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...

  • Designed Ecologiesby William Saunders

    De Gruyter 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 destructive aspects,... more...

  • Sustainable Site Designby Claudia Dinep; Kristin Schwab

    Wiley 2010; US$ 85.00

    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 Energy Landscapesby Sven Stremke; Andy van den Dobbelsteen

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 135.95

    In the near future the appearance and spatial organization of urban and rural landscapes will be strongly influenced by the generation of renewable energy. One of the critical tasks will be the re-integration of these sustainable energy landscapes into the existing environment?which people value and want to preserve?in a socially fair, environmentally... 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...

  • Landscape Planning And Environmental Impact Designby Tom Turner

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 67.95

    Part of a series of books on environmental planning, this comprehensive text focuses on environmental impact assessment and design. more...