Built Environment: Gardens and Designed Landscapes

  • Architecture Post Mortem: The Diastolic Architecture of Decline, Dystopia, and Death book cover

    Architecture Post Mortem

    The Diastolic Architecture of Decline, Dystopia, and Death, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donald Kunze, David Bertolini, Simone Brott

    Architecture Post Mortem surveys architecture’s encounter with death, decline, and ruination following late capitalism. As the world moves closer to an economic abyss that many perceive to be the death of capital, contraction and crisis are no longer mere phases of normal market fluctuations, but…

    Paperback – 2013-08-30

  • British Gardens: History, philosophy and design book cover

    British Gardens

    History, philosophy and design, 1st Edition

    By Tom Turner

    Garden design began in West Asia and spread through Europe.  This book tells how, in the British Isles, it flourished to an extraordinary degree. Following the historical method in Tom Turner’s books on Asian gardens (2010) and European gardens (2011), it uses almost 1000 colour photographs,…

    Hardback – 2013-06-25

  • John Nolen and the Metropolitan Landscape book cover

    John Nolen and the Metropolitan Landscape

    1st Edition

    By Jody Beck

    "A model city, the hope of democracy" – John Nolen on his suggested plans for Madison, Wisconsin This book connects John Nolen's political and social visions with his design proposals by analyzing his extensive writings, personal correspondence and some of his most significant works.  While…

    Paperback – 2013-02-14

  • Landscape: Pattern, Perception and Process book cover

    Landscape: Pattern, Perception and Process

    2nd Edition

    By Simon Bell

    Landscapes develop and evolve through an interacting series of processes – climatic, geological, ecological and cultural – over varying periods of time. These processes shape the structure and character of the landscapes which we experience. Over time, distinctive patterns emerge – ranging in…

    Paperback – 2012-07-16

  • Transforming Parks and Protected Areas: Policy and Governance in a Changing World book cover

    Transforming Parks and Protected Areas

    Policy and Governance in a Changing World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin S. Hanna, Douglas A. Clark, D. Scott Slocombe

    **This title was originally published in 2007. The version published in 2012 is a PB reprint of the original HB** The protection of natural resources and biodiversity through protected areas is increasingly based on ecological principles. Simultaneously the concept of ecosystem-based management has…

    Paperback – 2012-06-14

  • Representing Landscapes: A Visual Collection of Landscape Architectural Drawings book cover

    Representing Landscapes

    A Visual Collection of Landscape Architectural Drawings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nadia Amoroso

    What do you communicate when you draw an industrial landscape using charcoal; what about a hyper-realistic PhotoShop collage method? What are the right choices to make? Are there right and wrong choices when it comes to presenting a particular environment in a particular way? The…

    Paperback – 2012-03-14
    Representing Landscapes

  • Sir John Vanbrugh and the Vitruvian Landscape book cover

    Sir John Vanbrugh and the Vitruvian Landscape

    1st Edition

    By Caroline Dalton

    Sir John Vanbrugh (1664-1726) was one of the most important figures in English garden history although he is rarely recognised as such. An eclectic early career as a merchant, a soldier and a dramatist preceded Vanbrugh’s acceptance of the role of architect to the Third Earl of Carlisle in…

    Paperback – 2012-01-10

  • To Design Landscape: Art, Nature & Utility book cover

    To Design Landscape

    Art, Nature & Utility, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Dee

    To Design Landscape sets out a distinctively practical philosophy of design, in accessible format. Based on the notion that landscape design is a form-based craft addressing environmental processes and utility, Dee establishes a framework for approaching such craft with modesty and ingenuity, using…

    Paperback – 2012-01-06

  • An Introduction to Landscape book cover

    An Introduction to Landscape

    1st Edition

    By Peter J. Howard

    Inspiring deep emotion, landscape carries many meanings. This book follows the development of several threads of the concept of landscape as they have evolved across disciplines and across countries, leading to the European Landscape Convention and the designation of cultural landscapes as World…

    Paperback – 2011-11-23

  • European Gardens: History, Philosophy and Design book cover

    European Gardens

    History, Philosophy and Design, 1st Edition

    By Tom Turner

    Garden design and usage has been a feature of human civilization as far back as Neolithic times, when the first gardens began to be used for residential, horticultural and sacred tasks. Tom Turner follows the entire history of the European garden from its prehistoric roots right up to the present…

    Hardback – 2011-05-06

  • Every Nursery Needs a Garden: A Step-by-step Guide to Creating and Using a Garden with Young Children book cover

    Every Nursery Needs a Garden

    A Step-by-step Guide to Creating and Using a Garden with Young Children, 1st Edition

    By Ann Watts

    ‘If outdoor activities with young children have always baffled you, then this is the book for you. Practical in style and structure, it has an accessible approach which is based in the best early years practice and provides plenty of challenges and new ideas. It is a must have for your early years…

    Paperback – 2011-03-24

  • Asian Gardens: History, Beliefs and Design book cover

    Asian Gardens

    History, Beliefs and Design, 1st Edition

    By Tom Turner

    The gardens made on the fringes of Central Asia in the past 5000 years form a great arc. From the Fertile Crescent, it runs west to Europe and east to China and Japan. Asia's fringe was a zone of interchange: a vast landscape in which herders encountered farmers and the design of symbolic gardens…

    Hardback – 2010-08-11

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