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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95
Modernity was critically important to the formation and evolution of landscape architecture, yet its histories in the discipline are still being written. This book looks closely at the work and influences of some of the least studied figures of the era: established and less well-known female landscape architects who pursued modernist ideals in their... more...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2014; US$ 11.99
Gardening is an age-old craft, steeped in mystique and peppered with handed-down wisdom, often derived from 'sons of the soil' who grew larger cabbages than their neighbours. This fact-drenched and beautifully illustrated insight into gardening history with enthral you with its diversity - from digging soil and keeping bees to early plant hunters and... more...
- Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 53.78
Park Muskau, Prince Pückler?s extraordinary nineteenth-century creation on both sides of the River Neisse, together with Hints on Landscape Gardening ( Andeutungen über Landschaftsgärtnerei ), his instructive 1834 treatise based on the park?s design, are as important to American landscape architects as the work and writings of Frederick... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 24.95
Would you like to learn to braid a plant support arrow, cast a flower vase in concrete, or set your own pedestal in stone? Rustic Garden Projects is filled with attractive ideas for making your garden homey, decorative, and unique this gardening season. From the simple to the sophisticated, quick to time consuming, follow these step-by-step instructions... more...
- Pavilion Books 2014; US$ 20.99
Some say that the twilight hours are the best time to enjoy a garden; a time when the spirit of the place really comes alive. It is also the time when many people pass front gardens on their return home, have a few spare minutes for garden maintenance, or want to enjoy the garden for entertaining. Full of easy maintenance advice, planting ideas for... more...
- Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 43.02
?Worin besteht die entwurfliche Tat der Landschaftsarchitekten??Dieser nur scheinbar einfachen Frage gehen die Autoren von Freiräume(n) nach. Mit welchen Mitteln wird Freiraum gestaltet? Welche Rolle spielen naturgegebene Bedingungen? Nach welchen Prinzipien entstehen im Freiraum Orte und Räume, werden Wege geführt und Grenzen gesetzt,... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 125.00 US$ 108.33
This richly illustrated, up-to-date guide offers practical coverage of all aspects of lighting design. Written by an award-winning, internationally known lighting designer, it covers lighting practices, materials, and their design applications and offers guidelines for preparing lighting drawings, control and transfer charts, symbol lists, and other... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
There have been such great changes in legislation, official guidance, the British Standards and the techniques used in landscape and external works since the third edition was written ten years ago that the Handbook has been totally rewritten for this edition. This new edition of the Handbook provides a guide to planning and landscape law, a review... more...
- Crowood 2012; US$ 28.99
Coppicing is an ancient method of enhancing woodland biodiversity. The key to successful coppicing is to nurture the new coppice shoots. In return, a coppice will provide an endless supply of wood for a wide range of uses, and the authors present detailed instruction on how to produce many kinds of woodland products from besom brooms, firewood and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 63.95
Before the Second World War landscape architect Christopher Tunnard was the first author on Modernism in Landscape in the English language, but later became alarmed by the destructive forces of Post-war reconstruction. Between the 1950s and the 1970s he was in the forefront of the movement to save the city, becoming an acclaimed author sympathetic... more...