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

    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 in history.... 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 by the 44... more...

  • Andeutungen über Landschaftsgärtnereiby Hermann Pückler-Muskau

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 84.00

    Hints on Landscape Gardening, Pückler-Muskau?s most important book, is a classic work in landscape design and has appeared in countless editions since its first publication in 1834. In collaboration with the American Foundation for Landscape Studies, Hints on Landscape Gardening is now presented in an accurate and attractive version with illustrations... more...

  • The Afterlife of Gardensby John Dixon Hunt

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 55.00

    Most books on the history of gardens describe the way that gardens have been created; by contrast, The Afterlife of Gardens examines the way that gardens have been experienced. Using examples from many sites around the world, John Dixon Hunt examines responses to gardens, from Renaissance sites to Baroque creations to modern motorway landscaping.... more...

  • Freiräumenby Stefan Bernard; Hans Loidl

    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, reveasls... 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...

  • 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...

  • Opening Spacesby Stefan Bernard; Hans Loidl

    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, reveasls... 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 of the German... more...

  • The Buildings of Peter Harrisonby John Fitzhugh Millar

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 75.00

    Perhaps the most important architect ever to have worked in America, Peter Harrison's renown suffers from the destruction of most of his papers when he died in 1775. He was born in Yorkshire, England in 1716 and trained to be an architect as a teenager. He also became a ship captain, and soon sailed to ports in America, where he began designing... more...