Built Environment: Theory of Landscape

  • Elements of Visual Design in the Landscape book cover

    Elements of Visual Design in the Landscape

    3rd Edition

    By Simon Bell

    What makes a visually appealing landscape? How can the design and use of a landscape be harmonised? In this significantly revised and updated third edition of Simon Bell's seminal text, he further explores the answers to these questions by interrogating a range of design principles, applications…

    Paperback – 2019-08-22 
    Routledge

  • Agricultural Landscapes: Seeing Rural Through Design book cover

    Agricultural Landscapes

    Seeing Rural Through Design, 1st Edition

    By Dewey Thorbeck

    Agricultural Landscapes: Seeing Rural Through Design follows on from the author’s previous books, Rural Design and Architecture and Agriculture, to encourage using design thinking to provide greater meaning and understanding of places where humans live and work with the rural landscape. Rural areas…

    Paperback – 2019-03-07
    Routledge

  • Representing Landscapes: Analogue book cover

    Representing Landscapes

    Analogue, 1st Edition

    By Nadia Amoroso

    The fourth book in Nadia Amoroso‘s Representing Landscapes series, this text focuses on traditional methods of visual representation in landscape architectural education. Building on from the previous titles in the series, which look at digital and hybrid techniques, Representing Landscapes:…

    Paperback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge
    Representing Landscapes

  • The Design Student's Journey: understanding How Designers Think book cover

    The Design Student's Journey

    understanding How Designers Think, 1st Edition

    By Bryan Lawson

    Being a professional designer is one of the most intellectually rewarding careers. Learning to become a designer can be tremendous fun but it can also be frustrating and at times painful. What you have to do to become a designer is not often clearly laid out and can seem mysterious. Over the past…

    Paperback – 2018-12-18
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Ethics book cover

    The Architecture of Ethics

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Fisher

    Ethics is one of the most important and least understood aspects of design practice. In his latest book, Thomas Fisher shows how ethics are inherent to the making of architecture – and how architecture offers an unusual and useful way of looking at ethics. The Architecture of Ethics helps students…

    Paperback – 2018-11-21
    Routledge

  • Codify: Parametric and Computational Design in Landscape Architecture book cover

    Codify

    Parametric and Computational Design in Landscape Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bradley Cantrell, Adam Mekies

    Codify: Parametric and Computational Design in Landscape Architecture provides a series of essays that explore what it means to use, modify and create computational tools in a contemporary design environment. Landscape architecture has a long history of innovation in the areas of computation…

    Paperback – 2018-05-22
    Routledge

  • Captured Landscape: Architecture and the Enclosed Garden book cover

    Captured Landscape

    Architecture and the Enclosed Garden, 2nd Edition

    By Kate Baker

    The enclosed garden, or hortus conclusus, is a place where architecture and landscape come together. It has a long and varied history, ranging from the early paradise garden and cloister, the botanic garden and giardini segreto, the kitchen garden and as a stage for social display. The enclosed…

    Paperback – 2018-05-16
    Routledge

  • Design Readiness for Landscape Architects: Drawing Exercises that Generate Ideas book cover

    Design Readiness for Landscape Architects

    Drawing Exercises that Generate Ideas, 1st Edition

    By Les H. Smith

    Demands on landscape architecture students’ time are many and varied – when is there a chance to just sketch, and is it worth dedicating your time to the pursuit of drawing? This book shows how in short bursts you can build up your design skills using quick, relaxed sketches, which form the basis…

    Paperback – 2017-03-20
    Routledge

  • Landscape Analysis: Investigating the potentials of space and place book cover

    Landscape Analysis

    Investigating the potentials of space and place, 1st Edition

    By Per Stahlschmidt, Simon Swaffield, Jorgen Primdahl, Vibeke Nellemann

    A key aspect of town planning, landscape planning and landscape architecture is to identify and then use the distinctive features and characteristics of space, place and landscape to achieve environmental quality. Landscape Analysis provides an introduction to the field both in theory and in…

    Paperback – 2017-03-07
    Routledge

  • Dynamic Patterns: Visualizing Landscapes in a Digital Age book cover

    Dynamic Patterns

    Visualizing Landscapes in a Digital Age, 1st Edition

    By Karen M'Closkey, Keith VanDerSys

    Dynamic Patterns explores the role of patterns in designed landscapes. Patterns are inherently relational, and the search for and the creation of patterns are endemic to many scientific and artistic endeavors. Recent advances in optical tools, sensors, and computing have expanded our understanding…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge

  • Landscape Theory in Design book cover

    Landscape Theory in Design

    1st Edition

    By Susan Herrington

    Phenomenology, Materiality, Cybernetics, Palimpsest, Cyborgs, Landscape Urbanism, Typology, Semiotics, Deconstruction - the minefield of theoretical ideas that students must navigate today can be utterly confusing, and how do these theories translate to the design studio? Landscape Theory in…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

  • Research in Landscape Architecture: Methods and Methodology book cover

    Research in Landscape Architecture

    Methods and Methodology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adri van den Brink, Diedrich Bruns, Hilde Tobi, Simon Bell

    Defining a research question, describing why it needs to be answered and explaining how methods are selected and applied are challenging tasks for anyone embarking on academic research within the field of landscape architecture. Whether you are an early career researcher or a senior academic, it is…

    Paperback – 2016-11-24
    Routledge

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