Built Environment: Landscape History

  • Open Architecture for the People: Housing Development in Post-War Japan book cover

    Open Architecture for the People

    Housing Development in Post-War Japan, 1st Edition

    By Shuichi Matsumura

    Open Architecture for the People explores Japanese architecture and the three different phases of development between the years 1950 and 2018. Changing ways of life through differing generations have caused fluctuations in the building industry. This book demonstrates how each generations’…

    Hardback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

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

    The Protected Vista

    An Intellectual and Cultural History, 1st Edition

    By Tom 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 Scarso

    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 – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Elite Women and the Agricultural Landscape, 1700–1830 book cover

    Elite Women and the Agricultural Landscape, 1700–1830

    1st Edition

    By Briony McDonagh

    Social and economic histories of the long eighteenth century have largely ignored women as a class of landowners and improvers. 1700 to 1830 was a period in which the landscape of large swathes of the English Midlands was reshaped – both materially and imaginatively – by parliamentary enclosure and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-17
    Routledge
    Studies in Historical Geography

  • Roman Domestic Medical Practice in Central Italy: From the Middle Republic to the Early Empire book cover

    Roman Domestic Medical Practice in Central Italy

    From the Middle Republic to the Early Empire, 1st Edition

    By Jane Draycott

    Roman Domestic Medical Practice in Central Italy examines the roles that the home, the garden and the members of the household (freeborn, freed and slave) played in the acquisition and maintenance of good physical and mental health and well-being. Focussing on the period from the middle Republic to…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Medicine and the Body in Antiquity

  • Forest Ecosystem Management and Timber Production: Divergence and Resource Use Resilience book cover

    Forest Ecosystem Management and Timber Production

    Divergence and Resource Use Resilience, 1st Edition

    By Russell Warman

    Timber sourcing is shifting from extraction from natural forests to forms of cultivation that are increasingly agricultural in nature. This book takes a multidisciplinary approach to examine the socio-political, biophysical and discursive dimensions of this divergence of wood production from…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Unorthodox Ways to Think the City: Representations, Constructions, Dynamics book cover

    Unorthodox Ways to Think the City

    Representations, Constructions, Dynamics, 1st Edition

    By Teresa Stoppani

    This book argues that architecture and the city and their processes can be better understood by drawing categories from disciplines that exceed the architectural and urban cultural context. It performs an open intellectual reading that traverses architecture and architectural theory, but also art…

    Hardback – 2018-12-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Arcadia Updated: Raising landscape awareness through analytical narratives book cover

    Arcadia Updated

    Raising landscape awareness through analytical narratives, 1st Edition

    By Marius Fiskevold, Anne Katrine Geelmuyden

    Arcadia Updated delves into the concept of landscape as it is shaped by the literary tradition and material works known as pastoral. Referring to several of the tradition’s works as well as scholarly critiques, Fiskevold and Geelmuyden highlight how individual landscape perception is primarily a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-16
    Routledge

  • A History of Groves book cover

    A History of Groves

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Woudstra, Colin Roth

    The grove, a grouping of trees, intentionally cultivated or found growing wild, has a long diverse history entwined with human settlement, rural practices and the culture and politics of cities. A grove can be a memorial, a place of learning, a site of poetic retreat and philosophy or political…

    Hardback – 2017-08-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Landscape and Environmental Design

  • 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

  • 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

  • The World of Plants in Renaissance Tuscany: Medicine and Botany book cover

    The World of Plants in Renaissance Tuscany

    Medicine and Botany, 1st Edition

    By Cristina Bellorini

    In the sixteenth century medicinal plants, which until then had been the monopoly of apothecaries, became a major topic of investigation in the medical faculties of Italian universities, where they were observed, transplanted, and grown by learned physicians both in the wild and in the newly…

    Hardback – 2016-01-06
    Routledge
    The History of Medicine in Context

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