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- Troubador Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 6.50
Violet &?Vines is an analogy of maintaining and tending a garden. Each chapter takes the reader through the needs to keep their life garden vibrant and colourful, and demonstrates how, although things are not always easy and take great courage, brutal decisions are sometimes essential in order to restore sanity and self-belief. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95
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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 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 of the German... more...
- De Gruyter 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 in history.... more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 55.00
This is a ground-breaking addition to garden history that considers the way that gardens are experienced, rather than how they were created; it includes many illustrations of gardens from England, Europe, North America and the Far East, including Versailles, Stowe, Moulin-Joli and Yuan Ming Yuan. more...
- Beaufort Books 2014; US$ 24.95
Although relatively unknown in modern day San Antonio, John H. Kampmann was an imposing force during his lifetime (1819-1885). Professor Maggie Valentine explores the lasting legacy Kampmann had on the city. Valentine traces his life from his move to Texas, his involvement in the Civil War (he later received a presidential pardon... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 73.95
Challenging conventional and Western approaches to Urbanism, this book examines the case of Delhi and how it has evolved from a traditional to a modern city, whilst asking what these terms mean in the context of the built environment. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95
Fully illustrated, international practitioners and theorists present an exploration of the social and political aspects of our built environment and the influence and involvement of the end user in its formation. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 55.95
Brought together for the first time - the seminal writing on architecture by key philosophers and cultural theorist of the twentieth century. Issues around the built environment are increasingly central to the study of the social sciences and humanities. The essays offer a refreshing take on the question of architecture and provocatively rethink many... more...