Built Environment: Theory of Landscape

  • 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

  • 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

  • Riverine: Architecture and Rivers book cover

    Riverine

    Architecture and Rivers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gerald Adler, Manolo Guerci

    Riverscapes are the main arteries of the world’s largest cities, and have, for millennia, been the lifeblood of the urban communities that have developed around them. These human settlements – given life through the space of the local waterscape – soon developed into ritualised spaces that sought…

    Paperback – 2018-11-13
    Routledge

  • Island Geographies: Essays and conversations book cover

    Island Geographies

    Essays and conversations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elaine Stratford

    Islands and their environs – aerial, terrestrial, aquatic – may be understood as intensifiers, their particular and distinctive geographies enabling concentrated study of many kinds of challenges and opportunities. This edited collection brings together several emerging and established…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Green Belts: Past; present; future? book cover

    Green Belts

    Past; present; future?, 1st Edition

    By John Sturzaker, Ian Mell

    Most of us have heard of green belts – but how much do we really know about them? This book tries to separate the fact from the fiction when it comes to green belts by looking both backwards and forwards. They were introduced in the mid-twentieth century to try and stop cities merging together as…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • 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

  • Melancholy and the Landscape: Locating Sadness, Memory and Reflection in the Landscape book cover

    Melancholy and the Landscape

    Locating Sadness, Memory and Reflection in the Landscape, 1st Edition

    By Jacky Bowring

    Written as an advocacy of melancholy’s value as part of landscape experience, this book situates the concept within landscape’s aesthetic traditions, and reveals how it is a critical part of ethics and empathy. With a history that extends back to ancient times, melancholy has hovered at the edges…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Place and Experience: A Philosophical Topography book cover

    Place and Experience

    A Philosophical Topography, 2nd Edition

    By Jeff Malpas

    The first edition of Place and Experience established Jeff Malpas as one of the leading philosophers and thinkers of place and space and provided a creative and refreshing alternative to prevailing post-structuralist and postmodern theories of place. It is a foundational and ground-breaking book in…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Urban Landscapes of the Middle East book cover

    Contemporary Urban Landscapes of the Middle East

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mohammad Gharipour

    The Middle East is well-known for its historic gardens that have developed over more than two millenniums. The role of urban landscape projects in Middle Eastern cities has grown in prominence, with a gradual shift in emphasis from gardens for the private sphere to an increasingly public function.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Landscape and Agency: Critical Essays book cover

    Landscape and Agency

    Critical Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ed Wall, Tim Waterman

    Landscape and Agency explores how landscape, as an idea, a visual medium and a design practice, is organized, appropriated and framed in the transformation of places, from the local to the global. It highlights how the development of the idea of agency in landscape theory and practice can…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge

  • Landscape and Branding: The promotion and production of place book cover

    Landscape and Branding

    The promotion and production of place, 1st Edition

    By Nicole Porter

    Landscape and branding explores the way landscape is conceptualised, conceived, represented and designed by professionals in a brand-driven age. Landscape - incorporating tangible physical space as well as intangible concepts, narratives, images, and experiences of place - is constructed by a…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Landscape and Environmental Design

  • Immigrant Pastoral: Midwestern Landscapes and Mexican-American Neighborhoods book cover

    Immigrant Pastoral

    Midwestern Landscapes and Mexican-American Neighborhoods, 1st Edition

    By Susan Dieterlen

    Immigrant Pastoral examines the growth of new Mexican heritage communities in the Midwest through the physical form of their cities and neighborhoods. The landscapes of these New Communities contrast with nearby small cities that are home to longstanding Mexican-American communities, where…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

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