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  • 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...

  • Sustainable Energy Landscapesby Sven Stremke; Andy van den Dobbelsteen

    CRC Press 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...

  • 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...

  • 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... more...

  • Landscape and Sustainabilityby John Benson; Maggie Roe

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 135.00

    This unique book addresses the issue of sustainability from the point of view of landscape architecture, dealing with professional practices of planners, designers and landscape managers. This second edition contains updated and new material reflecting developments during the last five years and comprehensively addresses the relationship between landscape... 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...

  • Landscape and Sustainabilityby John F. Benson; Maggie H. Roe

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 165.00

    This unique book is about landscape, sustainability and the practices of the professions which plan, design and manage landscapes at many scales and in many locations; urban, suburban and rural. Despite the ubiquity of 'sustainability' as a concept, this is the first book to address the relationship between landscape architecture and sustainability... more...

  • Handbook of Regenerative Landscape Designby Robert L. France

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 184.95

    What if environmentally damaged landscapes could not only be remediated from an ecological standpoint, but also designed to replenish an entire community as well as the nature surrounding it? The Handbook of Regenerative Landscape Design incorporates ecology, engineering, sociology, and design elements into a new paradigm for environmental restoration... 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...