Built Environment: New Books for Landscape Professionals

10New Books for Landscape Professionals

  • The Urban Tree book cover

    The Urban Tree

    By Duncan Goodwin

    There is a growing evidence base that documents the social, environmental and economic benefits that urban trees can deliver. Trees are, however, under threat today as never before due to competition for space imposed by development, other hard infrastructures, increased pressure on the…

    Hardback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge

  • How to Grow a Playspace: Development and Design book cover

    How to Grow a Playspace

    Development and Design

    Edited by Katherine Masiulanis, Elizabeth Cummins

    How to Grow a Playspace takes you through a global perspective of the different stages of child development and the environments that engage children in play around the world. From the urbanity of Mumbai; to rainbow nets in Japan; nature play in Denmark; recycling waste in Peru; community building…

    Paperback – 2017-03-24
    Routledge

  • Strategies for Landscape Representation: Digital and Analogue Techniques book cover

    Strategies for Landscape Representation

    Digital and Analogue Techniques

    By Paul Cureton

    Strategies for Landscape Representation discusses a variety of digital and analogue production techniques for the representation of landscape at multiple scales. Careful consideration is required to represent time, and to ensure accuracy of representation and evaluation in the landscape. Written as…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

  • Landscape as Infrastructure: A Base Primer book cover

    Landscape as Infrastructure

    A Base Primer

    By Pierre Belanger

    As ecology becomes the new engineering, the projection of landscape as infrastructure—the contemporary alignment of the disciplines of landscape architecture, civil engineering, and urban planning— has become pressing. Predominant challenges facing urban regions and territories today—including…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge

  • The Renewable Energy Landscape: Preserving Scenic Values in our Sustainable Future book cover

    The Renewable Energy Landscape

    Preserving Scenic Values in our Sustainable Future

    Edited by Dean Apostol, James Palmer, Martin Pasqualetti, Richard Smardon, Robert Sullivan

    Winner of the 2017 EDRA Great Places Award (Research Category) The Renewable Energy Landscape is a definitive guide to understanding, assessing, avoiding, and minimizing scenic impacts as we transition to a more renewable energy future. It focuses attention, for the first time, on the unique…

    Hardback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • Constructed Wetlands and Sustainable Development book cover

    Constructed Wetlands and Sustainable Development

    By Gary Austin, Kongjian Yu

    This book explains how with careful planning and design, the functions and performance of constructed wetlands can provide a huge range of benefits to humans and the environment. It documents the current designs and specifications for free water surface wetlands, horizontal and vertical subsurface…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • Self-Regulated Design Learning: A Foundation and Framework for Teaching and Learning Design book cover

    Self-Regulated Design Learning

    A Foundation and Framework for Teaching and Learning Design

    By Matthew N. Powers

    Self-Regulated Design Learning: A Foundation and Framework for Teaching and Learning Design reframes how educators in architecture, landscape architecture, and other design disciplines think about teaching and learning design. The book weaves together concepts of constructivism, social cognitive…

    Paperback – 2016-08-15
    Routledge

  • Representing Landscapes: Hybrid book cover

    Representing Landscapes: Hybrid

    Edited by Nadia Amoroso

    Hybrid and mixed media create a huge variety of diagramming and drawing options for landscape representation. From Photoshop mixed with digital maps, to hand drawings overlaid with photos and modelling combined with sketches, the possibilities are endless. In this book, Amoroso curates over 20…

    Paperback – 2016-07-06
    Routledge
    Representing Landscapes

  • The Planting Design Handbook book cover

    The Planting Design Handbook

    3rd Edition

    By Nick Robinson

    Since the first edition was published in 1992, Nick Robinson's The Planting Design Handbook has been widely used as a definitive text on landscape architecture courses throughout the world. It remains one of the few titles written by a practicing landscape architect and educator who is also a…

    Hardback – 2016-06-16
    Routledge

  • BIM for Landscape book cover

    BIM for Landscape

    By Landscape Institute

    BIM (Building Information Modelling) is transforming working practices across the built environment sector, as clients, professionals, contractors and manufacturers throughout the supply chain grasp the opportunities that BIM presents. The first book ever to focus on the implementation of BIM…

    Hardback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge