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  • Grüner Wohnen. Green Livingby Bund Deutscher Landschaftsarchitekten

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 42.00

    This volume in the series on contemporary landscape architecture is concerned with how life quality can be increased by improving our living environment through planning and raising the quality of public space. With a revised design and reworked structure, the essays and project descriptions in the book reveal the strategies with which... more...

  • 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...

  • Landscapes of Memory and Experienceby Jan Birksted

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 88.95

    It has been argued that the history of landscape and of gardens has been marginalized from the mainstream of art history and visual studies because of a lack of engagement with the theories, methods and concepts of these disciplines. This book explores possible ways out of this impasse in such a way that landscape studies would become pivotal through... more...

  • The Architect in Practiceby David Chappell; Andrew Willis

    Wiley 2013; US$ 72.95

    The Architect in Practice was first published in 1952. Originally written by a quantity surveyor and an architect it has remained, through its nine editions, a leading textbook used in the education of architects world-wide. While the format of the book has developed, the message and philosophy remains the same as the original: to provide the student... more...

  • The Inspired Gardenby Judy Paolini; Nance Trueworthy

    Down East Books 2009; US$ 34.99

    It's not surprising that visual artists would create particularly interesting gardens. Besides a trained eye, they use their penchant for fearless artistic expression. This book offers a most unusual personal look at 20 spectacular private gardens in New England that will inspire readers to look at their own gardens with fresh perspectives. Lavishly... 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...

  • 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...

  • Hints on Landscape Gardeningby Foundation for Landscape Studies; John Hargraves

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 70.00

    ?Pückler?s park in Muskau served as a textbook example of park design for American students through much of the twentieth century? (Gert Gröning). Andeutungen über Landschaftsgärtnerei , the main work of Pückler-Muskau and classic source of landscape design, is made available here in a reliable and beautiful edition. The text is completed... 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... more...

  • Freiräum(en)by 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...