Built Environment: Theory of Landscape

  • Urban Environmental Stewardship and Civic Engagement: How planting trees strengthens the roots of democracy book cover

    Urban Environmental Stewardship and Civic Engagement

    How planting trees strengthens the roots of democracy, 1st Edition

    By Dana R. Fisher, Erika S. Svendsen, James Connolly

    Once considered the antithesis of a verdant and vibrant ecosystem, cities are now being hailed as highly efficient and complex social ecological systems. Emerging from the streets of the post-industrial city are well-tended community gardens, rooftop farms and other viable habitats capable of…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Landscape Architecture and Digital Technologies: Re-conceptualising design and making book cover

    Landscape Architecture and Digital Technologies

    Re-conceptualising design and making, 1st Edition

    By Jillian Walliss, Heike Rahmann

    Landscape Architecture and Digital Technologies explores how digital technologies are reshaping design and making in landscape architecture. While the potentials of digital technologies are well documented within landscape planning and visualisation, their application within design practice is far…

    Paperback – 2016-02-11
    Routledge

  • 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

  • A Landscape of Architecture, History and Fiction book cover

    A Landscape of Architecture, History and Fiction

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Hill

    Architecture can be analogous to a history, a fiction, and a landscape. We expect a history or a novel to be written in words, but they can also be cast in concrete or seeded in soil. The catalyst to this tradition was the simultaneous and interdependent emergence in the eighteenth century of new…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge

  • Mainstreaming Landscape through the European Landscape Convention book cover

    Mainstreaming Landscape through the European Landscape Convention

    1st Edition

    Edited by Karsten Jorgensen, Morten Clemetsen, Anne-Karine Halvorsen Thoren, Tim Richardson

    The European Landscape Convention has introduced a Europe-wide concept of protection, management and planning of all landscapes – not just the outstanding ones. This book reflects on the background to the establishment of the convention, takes a critical look at examples and experiences of its…

    Paperback – 2015-11-19
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Is Landscape... ?: Essays on the Identity of Landscape book cover

    Is Landscape... ?

    Essays on the Identity of Landscape, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gareth Doherty, Charles Waldheim

    Is Landscape . . . ? surveys multiple and myriad definitions of landscape. Rather than seeking a singular or essential understanding of the term, the collection postulates that landscape might be better read in relation to its cognate terms across expanded disciplinary and professional fields. The…

    Paperback – 2015-10-27
    Routledge

  • Interpreting Site: Studies in Perception, Representation, and Design book cover

    Interpreting Site

    Studies in Perception, Representation, and Design, 1st Edition

    By Genevieve S. Baudoin

    Interpreting Site explains the basic methods architects use to translate what you perceive to represent the complex conditions that physically and mentally "construe" a site, helping to shape the ultimate design. Within each of the four themes---defining site, experiencing site, spatializing site,…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08
    Routledge

  • Representing Landscapes: Digital book cover

    Representing Landscapes: Digital

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nadia Amoroso

    Most landscape architectural designs now include some form of digital representation - but there is much more scope for creativity beyond the standard Photoshop montages. In this new book on representing landscapes, Nadia Amoroso brings together contributions from some of the leading landscape…

    Paperback – 2015-03-25
    Routledge
    Representing Landscapes

  • Women, Modernity, and Landscape Architecture book cover

    Women, Modernity, and Landscape Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sonja Dümpelmann, John Beardsley

    Modernity was critically important to the formation and evolution of landscape architecture, yet its histories in the discipline are still being written. This book looks closely at the work and influences of some of the least studied figures of the era: established and less well-known female…

    Paperback – 2015-02-06
    Routledge

  • Now Urbanism: The Future City is Here book cover

    Now Urbanism

    The Future City is Here, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey Hou, Benjamin Spencer, Thaisa Way, Ken Yocom

    After more than a century of heroic urban visions, urban dwellers today live in suburban subdivisions, gated communities, edge cities, apartment towers, and slums. The contemporary cities we know are more often the embodiment of unexpected outcomes and unintended consequences rather than visionary…

    Paperback – 2014-11-28
    Routledge

  • Thinking through Landscape book cover

    Thinking through Landscape

    1st Edition

    By Augustin Berque

    Our attitude to nature has changed over time. This book explores the historical, literary and philosophical origins of the changes in our attitude to nature that allowed environmental catastrophes to happen.The book presents a philosophical reflection on human societies’ attitude to the environment…

    Paperback – 2014-08-08
    Routledge

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