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  • Frederick Law Olmsteadby Melvin Kalfus

    NYU Press 1990; US$ 22.10

    Frederick Law Olmsted is famous for his urban landscape designs: Central Park in Manhattan, Prospect Park in Brooklyn, and Franklin Park in Boston. Olmsted devoted much of his later life to this work. What was the source of this creative energy and imagination in his fascinating years? Melvin Kalfus is the first author to examine Olmsted's troubled,... more...

  • The Edible French Gardenby Rosalind Creasy

    Tuttle Publishing 1999; US$ 14.95

    In this sumptuous volume, the American master of edible landscaping looks at French vegetables and variations on the traditional French parterre garden, in which edibles are grown right along with flowers in formal settings. This book is a must-have for any gardener interested in the flavors of France. The "Resources" section gives you sources for... more...

  • The Edible Mexican Gardenby Rosalind Creasy

    Tuttle Publishing 2000; US$ 14.95

    Rosalind Creasy, the grande dame of edible landscaping, has compiled an amazing variety of Mexican herbs and vegetables and has brought them up from south of the border straight to our dinner plates. Mexican food, Creasy tells us, consists not only of crispy tacos and refried beans, but also savory salsas and mole verde, corn-on-the-cob dipped in... more...

  • Innovation in Architectureby Alan J. Brookes; Dominique Poole

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 115.95

    In this highly original book, through a series of essays, key architects and engineers in Europe, Australia, and the USA describe the ideas and development behind the innovative technology in their chosen projects, with the emphasis being on the means of production and the links between design and the manufacturing process. more...

  • Relating Architecture to Landscapeby Jan Birksted

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 79.95

    These essays make a unique contribution to the documentation of twentieth century landscape architecture. They address key moments in history that have sometimes been overlooked or forgotten, emerging moments, and potential moments of leverage. The essays present contemporary examples in architecture, landscape architecture and garden design that offer... more...

  • Ecology, Community and Delightby Ian Thompson

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 70.95

    This book examines the three principal value systems which influence landscape architectural practice: the aesthetic, the social and the environmental, and seeks to discover the role that the profession should be playing now and for the future. The book integrates an investigation of historical sources with contemporary research into the beliefs and... more...

  • Architecture and Participationby Peter Blundell Jones; Doina Petrescu; Jeremy Till

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95

    Bringing together leading international practitioners and theorists in the field, ranging from the 1960s pioneers of participation to some of the major contemporary figures in the field, Architecture and Participation opens up the social and political aspects of our built environment, and the way that the eventual users may shape it. Divided into... more...

  • Rethinking Architectureby Neil Leach

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 58.95

    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...

  • Design and Construction in Romanesque Architectureby C. Edson Armi

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 32.00

    In this 2003 study, Edson Armi offers a fresh interpretation of Romanesque architecture. more...

  • Families and Farmhouses in Nineteenth-Century Americaby Sally McMurry

    Oxford University Press 1988; US$ 144.99

    A look at the changing design of 19th-century American farmhouses, collected from a wide range of agricultural periodicals of the time. more...