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- 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...
- Infinite Ideas 2005; US$ 9.95
Don't worry, Create your dream garden isn't your usual garden makeover book that tries to convince you to put decking over every plant you have. Instead this book will help you to discover what's practical for you to achieve and most importantly what you can do that's relatively low maintenance. It is designed to help you achieve the... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 53.95
The last quarter of the twentieth century witnessed a burgeoning of interest in ecological or naturally-inspired use of vegetation in the designed landscape. More recently, a strong aesthetic element has been added to what was formerly a movement aimed at creating nature-like landscapes. This book advances an innovative fusion of scientific and... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- CRC Press 2007; US$ 194.95
Foreword Visible Cities: A Meditation on Civic Engagement for Urban Sustainability and Landscape Regeneration; R.M. Abbott Preface Environmental Reparation with People in Mind: Regenerative Landscape Design at the Interface of Nature and Culture; R. France Overture Aqua Alta : Venice, the New Atlantis? R. France PART... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
Landscapes develop and evolve through an interacting series of processes ? climatic, geological, ecological and cultural ? over varying periods of time. These processes shape the structure and character of the landscapes which we experience. Over time, distinctive patterns emerge ? ranging in scale from the distribution of small plants to the sculptured... more...