Built Environment: Gardens and Designed Landscapes

  • Routes, Roads and Landscapes book cover

    Routes, Roads and Landscapes

    1st Edition

    By Brita Brenna, Janike Kampevold Larsen

    Edited by Mari Hvattum

    Routes and roads make their way into and across the landscape, defining it as landscape and making it accessible for many kinds of uses and perceptions. Bringing together outstanding scholars from cultural history, geography, philosophy, and a host of other disciplines, this collection examines the…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • Representing Landscapes: Hybrid book cover

    Representing Landscapes: Hybrid

    1st Edition

    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

  • Field Sketching and the Experience of Landscape book cover

    Field Sketching and the Experience of Landscape

    1st Edition

    By Janet Swailes

    The act of field sketching allows us to experience the landscape first-hand – rather than reliance upon plans, maps and photographs at a distance, back in the studio. Aimed primarily at landscape architects, Janet Swailes takes the reader on a journey through the art of field sketching, providing…

    Paperback – 2016-06-16
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Innovations in Landscape Architecture book cover

    Innovations in Landscape Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathon R. Anderson, Daniel H. Ortega

    This inspiring and thought-provoking book explores how recent innovations in landscape architecture have uniquely positioned the practice to address complex issues and technologies that affect our built environment. The changing and expanding nature of "landscape" make it more important than ever…

    Paperback – 2016-05-13
    Routledge

  • Construction Detailing for Landscape and Garden Design: Surfaces, steps and margins book cover

    Construction Detailing for Landscape and Garden Design

    Surfaces, steps and margins, 1st Edition

    By Paul Hensey

    Designs for gardens and landscapes need to contain accurate information to ensure that both the designer’s intent is clear and to enable the highest quality constructions. This book contains the elements most often used when detailing surfaces, with key information on standards, guidance and…

    Paperback – 2016-04-29
    Routledge

  • Garden Suburbs of Tomorrow?: A New Future for the Cottage Estates book cover

    Garden Suburbs of Tomorrow?

    A New Future for the Cottage Estates, 1st Edition

    By Martin Crookston

    Faced with acute housing shortages, the idea of new garden cities and suburbs is on the UK planning agenda once again, but what of the garden suburbs that already exist? Over the first six decades of the twentieth century, councils across Britain created a new and optimistic form of housing – the…

    Paperback – 2016-03-14
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Thinking about Landscape Architecture: Principles of a Design Profession for the 21st Century book cover

    Thinking about Landscape Architecture

    Principles of a Design Profession for the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Bruce Sharky

    What is landscape architecture? Is it gardening, or science, or art? In this book, Bruce Sharky provides a complete overview of the discipline to provide those that are new to the subject with the foundations for future study and practice. The many varieties of landscape practice are discussed with…

    Paperback – 2016-02-08
    Routledge

  • Designing Sustainable Forest Landscapes book cover

    Designing Sustainable Forest Landscapes

    1st Edition

    By Simon Bell, Dean Apostol

    Designing Sustainable Forest Landscapes is a definitive guide to the design and management of forest landscapes, covering the theory and principles of forest design as well as providing practical guidance on methods and tools. Including a variety of international case studies the book focuses on…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Taylor & Francis

  • Responsive Landscapes: Strategies for Responsive Technologies in Landscape Architecture book cover

    Responsive Landscapes

    Strategies for Responsive Technologies in Landscape Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Bradley E Cantrell, Justine Holzman

    The sensing, processing, and visualizing that are currently in development within the environment boldly change the ways design and maintenance of landscapes are perceived and conceptualised. This is the first book to rationalize interactive architecture and responsive technologies through the lens…

    Paperback – 2015-11-17
    Routledge

  • Japanese Gardens: Symbolism and Design book cover

    Japanese Gardens

    Symbolism and Design, 1st Edition

    By Seiko Goto, Takahiro Naka

    The unique beauty of the Japanese garden stems from its spirituality and rich symbolism, yet most discussions on this kind of garden rarely provide more than a superficial overview. This book takes a thorough look at the process of designing a Japanese garden, placing it in a historical and…

    Paperback – 2015-10-22
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Landscape and Garden Design book cover

    An Introduction to Landscape and Garden Design

    2nd Edition

    By James Blake

    How do you design a landscape book suitable for its intended uses? How can the natural qualities of a landscape be enhanced with new features and focal points? How can you make pedestrians stay on the footpath? What kind of plant, path or wall should you put where, and what sort of contract should…

    Paperback – 2015-06-28
    Routledge

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