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Landscape art & architecture books

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Green Infrastructure Current debates for Policy, Practice and Implementation by Ian (University of Liverpool, UK) Mell Green Infrastructure Current debates for Policy, Practice and Implementation
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Our understandings of the landscapes around us are constantly changing. How we interact with, manage and value these spaces is important, as it helps us to ensure we live in attractive, functional and sustainable places. Green Infrastructure planning is the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/11/2017

Adaptations of the Metropolitan Landscape in Delta Regions by Peter C Bosselmann Adaptations of the Metropolitan Landscape in Delta Regions

Adaptations: the metropolitan landscapes of three delta regions is about environmental quality and the long term livability of urban areas. In decades to come climate change will affect cities everywhere, but nowhere have the effects of climate change already been...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/11/2017

Adaptations of the Metropolitan Landscape in Delta Regions by Peter C Bosselmann Adaptations of the Metropolitan Landscape in Delta Regions

Adaptations: the metropolitan landscapes of three delta regions is about environmental quality and the long term livability of urban areas. In decades to come climate change will affect cities everywhere, but nowhere have the effects of climate change already been...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/11/2017

Lawrence Halprin by Kenneth I. Helphand Lawrence Halprin

During a career spanning six decades, Lawrence Halprin (1916-2009) became one of the most prolific and outspoken landscape architects of his generation. He took on challenging new project types, developing a multidisciplinary practice while experimenting with adaptive reuse and ecological...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Pennsylvania Farming A History in Landscapes by Sally McMurry Pennsylvania Farming A History in Landscapes

Presents the first history of Pennsylvania agriculture in more sixty years. Sally McMurry goes beyond a strictly economic approach and examines the factors of gender, labour, and environmental history to enlighten the role of women, children, tenants, migrants, and multi-varied...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

Landscape and Agency Critical Essays by Ed (University of Greenwich, UK) Wall Landscape and Agency Critical Essays
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Landscape and Agency explores how landscape, as an idea, a visual medium and a design practice, is organized, appropriated and framed in the transformation of places, from the local to the global. It highlights how the development of the idea...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/10/2017

Landscape and Agency Critical Essays by Ed (University of Greenwich, UK) Wall Landscape and Agency Critical Essays
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Landscape and Agency explores how landscape, as an idea, a visual medium and a design practice, is organized, appropriated and framed in the transformation of places, from the local to the global. It highlights how the development of the idea...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Landscape Observer: London by Vladimir Guculak Landscape Observer: London

London has been undergoing a substantial urban transformation in the past 15 years with a big focus on improving public realm across its 32 boroughs. Extensive infrastructure and housing market investments are fuelling the need for a range of quality...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/10/2017

Coming Soon

Landscape Architecture at Tsinghua University 60 Years of Excellence by Zheng Xiaodi, Rui Yang Landscape Architecture at Tsinghua University 60 Years of Excellence
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Offers a glimpse into what lies ahead for Chinese architecture, and contains analysis of topics that will shape the future of China's cities.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2017

Reimagining Industrial Sites Changing Histories and Landscapes by Catherine Heatherington Reimagining Industrial Sites Changing Histories and Landscapes


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/12/2017

Street Furniture Design Contesting Modernism in Post-War Britain by Eleanor (Glasgow School of Art, UK) Herring Street Furniture Design Contesting Modernism in Post-War Britain
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Eleanor Herring's unique study of street furniture in post-war Britain considers how objects which are now familiar parts of our urban environment were designed to populate public spaces. Herring explores the design of lampposts, post boxes, parking meters, and signage...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/12/2017

Other books in this genre

Global Green Infrastructure Lessons for successful policy-making, investment and management by Ian Mell Global Green Infrastructure Lessons for successful policy-making, investment and management

Over the last decade research exploring green infrastructure planning has burgeoned. Transferable green infrastructure messages between locations though are less well established and there remains a visible gap between the conceptual understanding of green infrastructure and its application in practice....
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Principles of Horticulture: Level 2 by Charles Adams Principles of Horticulture: Level 2

This colourful guide will introduce you to the fundamentals of horticulture, whether you are taking a Level 2 RHS, City and Guilds or BTEC course, are a keen amateur or seasoned gardener. Written in a clear and accessible style, this...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Inspirations A Time Travel through Garden History by Nadine Olonetzky Inspirations A Time Travel through Garden History

Every garden is an imagined paradise - a garden paradise that incorporates the personality of the individual who created it, but also the long history of horticulture. The book recounts the history of gardens from their likely origins in Mesopotamia...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/09/2017

LA+ Risk Interdisciplinary Journal of Landscape Architecture by Tatum Hands LA+ Risk Interdisciplinary Journal of Landscape Architecture

LA+ Risk invited contributors to consider the relationship between design and the evolving landscape of risk; to explore the ways in which risk shapes our behaviour and impacts our experiences of designed environments.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

100 Years, 100 Landscape Designs by John Hill 100 Years, 100 Landscape Designs

Following up on 100 Years, 100 Buildings, author John Hill steps outside to present a century's worth of the most breathtaking and significant landscape designs around the globe.
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/09/2017

Slow Growth On the Art of Landscape Architecture by Hal Moggridge Slow Growth On the Art of Landscape Architecture

The book will appeal to all those interested in landscape design. Written by Hal Moggridge a world renowned authority in his field.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Spaces in Translation Japanese Gardens and the West by Christian Tagsold Spaces in Translation Japanese Gardens and the West

In Spaces in Translation, Christian Tagsold explores Japanese gardens in the West and ponders their history, the reasons for their popularity, and their connections to geopolitical events. He concludes that a process of cultural translation between Japanese and Western experts...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/08/2017

A History of Groves by Jan (University of Sheffield, UK) Woudstra A History of Groves
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The grove, a grouping of trees, intentionally cultivated or found growing wild, has a long diverse history entwined with human settlement, rural practices and the culture and politics of cities. A grove can be a memorial, a place of learning,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/08/2017

Design for Outdoor Recreation by Simon Bell Design for Outdoor Recreation

Design for Outdoor Recreation takes a detailed look at all aspects of design of facilities needed by visitors to outdoor recreation destinations. The book is a comprehensive manual for planners, designers and managers of recreation taking them through the processes...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Speech 18 Landscape by Anna Martovitskaya Speech 18 Landscape

The past decade has been witness to a remarkable resurgence of interest in landscape. SPEECH: 18 collects a number of projects that show how and why landscape is gaining increased attention today and what new possibilities might emerge from this...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Compendium of Landscape Architecture & Open Space Design by Karl Ludwig Compendium of Landscape Architecture & Open Space Design


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Waterfront Promenade Design Urban Revival Strategies by Andersson Thorbjorn Waterfront Promenade Design Urban Revival Strategies

Filled with 34 projects from around the globe, and presented with beautiful full-colour photographs and detailed plans, designers provide their unique insights into modern trends for rejuvenating river and coastal waterfronts into vital traversable public spaces people can enjoy.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/07/2017

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