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  • 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...

  • 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... 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...

  • Specificsby Prof. Christiane Sörensen; Karoline Liedtke

    JOVIS Verlag 2014; US$ 19.86

    Landscape architecture's fundamental task is to uncover and develop the specificity of a site. SPECIFICS emphasizes the differences of qualities of a location and invites to focus and concentrate on significant strategies for research and teaching in view of recent insights and global developments. In this book, scientists, planners, landscape architects,... more...

  • Topologyby Christophe Girot; Albert Kirchengast; Anette Freytag; Dunja Richter; Annemarie Bucher; Gion A. Caminada; Stefan Körner; Wilhelm Krull; Norbert Kühn; Hansjörg Kuster; Vittorio Magnago Lampugnani; Lothar Schäfer; Joseph Schwartz; Martin Seelis; Michael Seiler; Antje Stokman; Wulf Tessin

    JOVIS Verlag 2014; US$ 20.03

    How can an abstract term like "Topology" become pertinent and effective to landscape thinking today? There is a schism between the way landscape is understood scientifically, either as a normative network or an environmental system, and the way the same place exists emotionally for people. This disparity which prevails in today's landscape... more...

  • Digital Drawing for Landscape Architectureby Bradley Cantrell; Wes Michaels

    Wiley 2014; US$ 65.00

    Combine traditional techniques with modern media for more communicative renderings Digital Drawing for Landscape Architecture: Contemporary Techniques and Tools for Digital Representation in Site Design, Second Edition bridges the gap between traditional analog and new digital tools by applying timeless concepts of representation to enhance design... more...

  • Museum Spaceby Dr Kali Tzortzi

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    Museums are among the iconic buildings of the twenty-first century, as remarkable for their architectural diversity as for the variety of collections they display. But how does the architecture of museums affect our experience as visitors? This book proposes that by seeing space as common ground between architecture and museology, and so between the... more...

  • 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...

  • Indigenous Modernitiesby Jyoti Hosagrahar

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 73.95

    This book examines how a historic and so-called 'traditional' city quietly evolved into one that was modern in its own terms; in form, use and meaning. Through a focused study of Delhi, the author challenges prevalent assumptions in architecture and urbanism to identify an interpretation of modernism that goes beyond conventional understanding. ... 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...