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  • Making Landscape Architecture in Australiaby Andrew Saniga

    UNSW Press 2012; US$ 49.99

    This first history of landscape architecture in Australia profiles the people who have shaped the nation’s landscape and forged a profession: designers, architects, public servants and activists. Using archival images and plans, the book recounts in fascinating detail milestones such as the creation of Melbourne’s public parks, the acclaimed... more...

  • Open(ing) Spacesby Hans Loidl; Stefan Bernard

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 56.00

    "What does the landscape architect actually do as a design?" The authors investigate this seemingly simple question: how are locations and spaces created in the open air, how are paths routed and boundaries set, how are hard and soft materials used? Drawing on practical and theoretical experience, this introduction, often used as a textbook,... more...

  • Oscar Niemeyerby P. Andreas; M. Bill; L. Cavalcanti; E. Kossel; C. Krohn; N. Maak; O. Niemeyer; J.C. Sussekind; Paul Andreas; Ingeborg Flagge

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 52.00

    Niemeyer became world renowned for planning and building the capital Brasilia, which was declared a World Heritage Site in 1987. His buildings are deeply respectful of the site and are characterized by an unmistakable, almost Baroque design impulse. He was highly prolific up until his death (2012) and is one of the most productive architects... more...

  • Specificsby Prof. Christiane Sörensen; Karoline Liedtke

    Jovis Berlin 2014; US$ 19.86

    Die originäre Aufgabe der Landschaftsarchitektur ist die Freilegung und Entwicklung der spezifischen Charakteristik eines Ortes. SPECIFICS thematisiert die qualitativen Unterschiede einzelner Orte und lädt dazu ein, maßgebliche Forschungs- und Lehrstrategien im Kontext neuester Erkenntnisse und globaler Entwicklungen kennenzulernen. In diesem Buch... more...

  • Spielräume / Changing Placesby Bund Deutscher Landschaftsarchitekten

    Birkhäuser 2005; US$ 61.95

    What opportunities does the current political landscape present and how do landscape architects transform them into built and green spaces for the public? This attractive book shows the pioneering designs in today?s landscape architecture, looking at contemporary gardens, parks, urban and rural projects. more...

  • Tall and Super Tall Buildingsby Akbar Tamboli

    McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 125.00

    In-depth coverage of the latest tall and super tall building designs and examples from around the world Featuring contributions from 30 global experts involved in the planning and design of the structures covered in this book, Tall and Supertall Buildings describes the technical developments and special design features used for these landmark buildings:... more...

  • Topotek 1Martin Rein-Cano / Lorenz DexlerRosemarie Trockelby Thilo Folkerts

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 62.95

    Landscape architecture meets art in Munich. The new and extremely playful park in Munich covers a three-hundred meter section of railroad tracks and creates urgently needed open space for the neighborhood of Theresienhöhe. This monograph examines the new park design in a number of essays and documents the design and production process.... more...

  • A Visual Dictionary of Architectureby Francis D. K. Ching

    Wiley 2011; US$ 55.00

    The classic, bestselling reference on architecture now revised and expanded! An essential one-volume reference of architectural topics using Francis D.K. Ching's signature presentation. It is the only dictionary that provides concise, accurate definitions illustrated with finely detailed, hand-rendered drawings. From Arch to Wood, every concept,... more...

  • Zeiträume - Time Scalesby Bund Deutscher Landschaftsarchitekten

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 70.00

    Changes over the course of time is a specific category of landscape architecture in their work in open spaces and with organic materials: sustainability, identity, the preservation and development of our natural environment and our built living environment are designed in and by time-based processes. The book will appear on the occasion... more...

  • Achse und Monumentby Katrin Bek

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 2005; US$ 46.28

    Die Platzkonzeptionen der Frühen Neuzeit sind aufgrund ihrer komplexen axialen Bezüglichkeiten beispielhaft dazu geeignet, den sinnlich erfahrbaren, symbolischen Gehalt ihrer räumlichen Anordnungen erkennen und verstehen zu können. Ihre kommunikative, auf Verbindung ausgerichtete Funktion äusserten diese Plätze durch ihre... more...