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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...

  • Illustrated History of Landscape Designby Chip Sullivan; Elizabeth Boults

    Wiley 2010; US$ 65.00

    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... more...

  • Sustainable Site Designby Claudia Dinep; Kristin Schwab

    Wiley 2010; US$ 90.00

    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...

  • Wrightscapesby Charles and Berdeana Aguar

    McGraw-Hill Education 2002; US$ 45.00

    The authors came to this project uniquely prepared for the task at hand. One possessed the well-founded savvy of an experienced landscape architect and city planner who collaborated with architects over a long period of time; the other has extensive writing expertise. They also share more than a half-century avocational interest in the subject matter... 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...