Built Environment: Gardens and Designed Landscapes

  • Design Research for Urban Landscapes: Theories and Methods book cover

    Design Research for Urban Landscapes

    Theories and Methods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Prominski, Hille von Seggern

    Within the spatial design disciplines, research through design as a tool and practice has often been neglected. This book provides a much-needed companion to the theories, methods and processes involved in using design-based research in landscape, architecture and urban design. Aimed specifically…

    Paperback – 2019-05-22 
    Routledge

  • Construction Detailing for Landscape and Garden Design: Urban Water Features book cover

    Construction Detailing for Landscape and Garden Design

    Urban Water Features, 1st Edition

    By Paul Hensey

    Following on from the author’s previous book Construction Detailing for Landscape and Garden Design: Surfaces, Steps and Margins, this book Construction Detailing for Landscape and Garden Design: Urban Water Features, provides clear instruction for the construction of small to medium scale water…

    Paperback – 2019-05-16 
    Routledge

  • The Meanings of Landscape: Essays on Place, Space, Environment and Justice book cover

    The Meanings of Landscape

    Essays on Place, Space, Environment and Justice, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth R. Olwig

    Compiling eighteen authoritative essays spanning an extensive academic career, author Kenneth R. Olwig presents explorations in landscape geography and architecture from an environmental humanities perspective. With influences from art, literature, theatre staging, architecture, and garden design,…

    Paperback – 2019-02-26
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Literary Landscapes: The Poetics of Experience book cover

    Contemporary Literary Landscapes

    The Poetics of Experience, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Weston

    Writing landscapes inevitably occurs in dialogue with a long textual and pictorial tradition, but first-hand experience also provides key stimuli to many writers’ accounts. This monograph employs a comparative lens to offer an intervention in debates between literary scholars who focus on genre and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-11-14
    Routledge

  • Design Thinking: A Guide to Creative Problem Solving for Everyone book cover

    Design Thinking

    A Guide to Creative Problem Solving for Everyone, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Pressman

    Design thinking is a powerful process that facilitates understanding and framing of problems, enables creative solutions, and may provide fresh perspectives on our physical and social landscapes. Not just for architects or product developers, design thinking can be applied across many disciplines…

    Paperback – 2018-11-02
    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…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Regions and Designed Landscapes in Georgian England book cover

    Regions and Designed Landscapes in Georgian England

    1st Edition

    By Sarah Spooner

    Garden design evolved hugely during the Georgian period – as symbols of wealth and stature, the landed aristocracy had been using gardens for decades. Yet during the eighteenth century, society began to homogenise, and the urban elite also started demanding landscapes that would reflect their…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Erik Gunnar Asplund: Landscapes and Buildings book cover

    Erik Gunnar Asplund

    Landscapes and Buildings, 1st Edition

    By Malcolm Woollen

    Taking an interdisciplinary approach, weaving together art, philosophy, history, and literature, this book investigates the landscapes and buildings of Swedish architect Erik Gunnar Asplund. Through critical essays and beautiful illustrations focusing on four projects, the Woodland Cemetery, the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge

  • Cultural Landscapes of South Asia: Studies in Heritage Conservation and Management book cover

    Cultural Landscapes of South Asia

    Studies in Heritage Conservation and Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kapila D. Silva, Amita Sinha

    The pluralism of South Asia belies any singular reading of its heritage. In spite of this diversity, its cultural traditions retain certain attributes that are at their core South Asian—in their capacity to self‐organize, enact and reinvent cultural memories, and in their ability to retain an…

    Paperback – 2018-05-08
    Routledge

  • Remote Performances in Nature and Architecture book cover

    Remote Performances in Nature and Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Bruce Gilchrist, Jo Joelson

    Outlandia is an off-grid artists’ fieldstation, a treehouse imagined by artists London Fieldworks (Bruce Gilchrist & Jo Joelson) and designed by Malcolm Fraser Architects, situated in Glen Nevis, opposite Ben Nevis. It is performative architecture that immerses its occupants in a particular…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Rural Modernity, Everyday Life and Visual Culture book cover

    Rural Modernity, Everyday Life and Visual Culture

    1st Edition

    By Rosemary Shirley

    Through the lens of the everyday, this book explores ’the countryside’ as an inhabited and practised realm with lived rhythms and routines. It relocates the topography of everyday life from its habitually urban focus, out into the English countryside. The rural is often portrayed as existing…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

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