Built Environment: Gardens and Designed Landscapes

  • The Protected Vista: An Intellectual and Cultural History book cover

    The Protected Vista

    An Intellectual and Cultural History, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Brigden

    The Protected Vista draws a historical lineage from the eighteenth century picturesque to present day planning policy, highlighting how the values embedded within familiar views have developed over time through appropriation by diverse groups for cultural and political purposes. The book examines…

    Hardback – 2019-05-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architectural Conservation and Historic Preservation

  • Gardens and Human Agency in the Anthropocene book cover

    Gardens and Human Agency in the Anthropocene

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Paula Diogo, Ana Duarte Rodrigues, Ana Simões, Davide Sarso

    This volume discusses gardens as designed landscapes of mediation between nature and culture, embodying different levels of human control over wilderness, defining specific rules for this confrontation and staging different forms of human dominance. The contributing authors focus on ways of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Desert Paradises: Surveying the Landscapes of Dubai’s Urban Model book cover

    Desert Paradises

    Surveying the Landscapes of Dubai’s Urban Model, 1st Edition

    By Julian Bolleter

    Desert Paradises: Surveying the Landscapes of Dubai’s Urban Model explores how designed landscapes can play a vital role in constructing a city’s global image and legitimizing its socio-political hierarchy. Using the case study of Dubai, Bolleter explores how Dubai’s rulers employ a paradisiacal…

    Hardback – 2019-04-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Landscape and Environmental Design

  • Landscape Performance: Ian McHarg’s ecological planning in The Woodlands, Texas book cover

    Landscape Performance

    Ian McHarg’s ecological planning in The Woodlands, Texas, 1st Edition

    By Bo Yang

    Ian McHarg’s ecological planning approach has been influential since the 20th century. However, few empirical studies have been conducted to evaluate the performance of his projects. Using the framework of landscape performance assessment, this book demonstrates the long-term benefits of a renowned…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Landscape and Environmental Design

  • Urban Gardening as Politics book cover

    Urban Gardening as Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chiara Tornaghi, Chiara Certomà

    While most of the existing literature on community gardens and urban agriculture share a tendency towards either an advocacy view or a rather dismissive approach on the grounds of the co-optation of food growing, self-help and voluntarism to the neoliberal agenda, this collection investigates and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Future North: The Changing Arctic Landscapes book cover

    Future North

    The Changing Arctic Landscapes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Janike Kampevold Larsen, Peter Hemmersam

    The changing Arctic is of broad political concern and is being studied across many fields. This book investigates ongoing changes in the Arctic from a landscape perspective. It examines settlements and territories of the Barents Sea Coast, Northern Norway, the Russian Kola Peninsula, Svalbard and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-09
    Routledge
    Landscape Architecture: History - Culture - Theory - Practice

  • Nordic Experiences of Sustainable Planning: Policy and Practice book cover

    Nordic Experiences of Sustainable Planning

    Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sigríður Kristjánsdóttir

    For well over a decade, there has been a drive towards sustainability in planning throughout the Nordic countries. But are these countries experiencing a paradigm shift in planning research and practice with regards to sustainability? Or is the sustainability discourse leading them into an impasse…

    Hardback – 2017-08-30
    Routledge
    Urban Planning and Environment

  • A Musicology for Landscape book cover

    A Musicology for Landscape

    1st Edition

    By David Nicholas Buck

    Drawing conceptually and directly on music notation, this book investigates landscape architecture’s inherent temporality. It argues that the rich history of notating time in music provides a critical model for this under-researched and under-theorised aspect of landscape architecture, while also…

    Paperback – 2017-05-10
    Routledge
    Design Research in Architecture

  • Renaissance Porticoes and Painted Pergolas: Nature and Culture in Early Modern Italy book cover

    Renaissance Porticoes and Painted Pergolas

    Nature and Culture in Early Modern Italy, 1st Edition

    By Natsumi Nonaka

    This book is the first study of the portico and its decorative program as a cultural phenomenon in Renaissance Italy. Focusing on a largely neglected group of porticoes decorated with painted pergolas that appeared in Rome and environs in the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, it tells the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-02
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Confabulations : Storytelling in Architecture book cover

    Confabulations : Storytelling in Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Paul Emmons, Marcia F. Feuerstein, Carolina Dayer

    Confabulation is a drawing together through storytelling. Fundamental to our perception, memory, and thought is the way we join fractured experiences to construct a narrative. Confabulations: Storytelling in Architecture weaves together poetic ideas, objects, and events and returns you to everyday…

    Hardback – 2016-12-14
    Routledge

  • Ichnographia Rustica: Stephen Switzer and the designed landscape book cover

    Ichnographia Rustica

    Stephen Switzer and the designed landscape, 1st Edition

    By William Alvis Brogden

    One of the most significant occurrences in the history of design was the creation of the English Landscape Garden. Accounts of its genesis…the surprising structural change from the formal to a seeming informal are numerous. But none has ever been quite convincing and none satisfactorily placed the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

  • Island Landscapes: An Expression of European Culture book cover

    Island Landscapes

    An Expression of European Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gloria Pungetti

    Island Landscapes takes a critical look at the evolution of European islandscapes and seascapes to examine the conditions facing them in the twenty first century. Considering island landscapes as an expression of European culture, this book envisages future trends and presents clearly the need to…

    Hardback – 2016-11-24
    Routledge

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