Built Environment: Theory of Landscape

  • Landscape and Urban Design for Health and Well-Being: Using Healing, Sensory and Therapeutic Gardens book cover

    Landscape and Urban Design for Health and Well-Being

    Using Healing, Sensory and Therapeutic Gardens, 1st Edition

    By Gayle Souter-Brown

    In this book Gayle Souter-Brown explores the social, economic and environmental benefits of developing greenspace for health and well-being. She examines the evidence behind the positive effects of designed landscapes, and explains effective methods and approaches which can be put into practice by…

    Paperback – 2014-08-05
    Routledge

  • Architectural Topographies: A Graphic Lexicon of How Buildings Touch the Ground book cover

    Architectural Topographies

    A Graphic Lexicon of How Buildings Touch the Ground, 1st Edition

    By Tomà Berlanda

    Architectural Topographies is a critical dictionary for architects and landscape architects in which the graphic lexicon can be read from a beginning, the ground, to a conclusion, the specific case studies. Meant as a tool to help you recognise, analyse, choose, and invent solutions, the book's key…

    Paperback – 2014-06-10
    Routledge

  • Design in the Borderlands book cover

    Design in the Borderlands

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eleni Kalantidou, Tony Fry

    This book makes a significant contribution to advancing post-geographic understandings of physical and virtual boundaries. It brings together the emergent theory of ‘border thinking’ with innovative thinking on design, and explores the recent discourse on decoloniality and globalism. From a variety…

    Paperback – 2014-05-06
    Routledge

  • Ecology and the Architectural Imagination book cover

    Ecology and the Architectural Imagination

    1st Edition

    By Brook Muller

    By including ecological concerns in the design process from the outset, architecture can enhance life. Author Brook Muller understands how a designer’s predispositions and poetic judgement in dealing with complex and dynamic ecological systems impact the "greenness" of built outcomes. Ecology and…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge

  • Innovative Approaches to Researching Landscape and Health: Open Space: People Space 2 book cover

    Innovative Approaches to Researching Landscape and Health

    Open Space: People Space 2, 1st Edition

    Edited by Catharine Ward Thompson, Peter Aspinall, Simon Bell

    Our modern lifestyles often cause us to spend more time sitting behind a desk than being active outdoors. At the same time, our general health is deteriorating. The alarming rise in obesity, sedentary lifestyles and mental ill-health across the developed world has resulted in an urgent desire to…

    Paperback – 2014-03-24
    Routledge

  • Historical Ground: The role of history in contemporary landscape architecture book cover

    Historical Ground

    The role of history in contemporary landscape architecture, 1st Edition

    By John Dixon Hunt

    Historical Ground investigates how contemporary landscape architecture invokes and displays the history of a site. In the light of modernism’s neglect of history, these essays by John Dixon Hunt explore how, in fact, designers do attach importance to how a location manifests its past. The process…

    Paperback – 2014-02-14
    Routledge

  • New Cultural Landscapes book cover

    New Cultural Landscapes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maggie Roe, Ken Taylor

    While historical and protected landscapes have been well studied for years, the cultural significance of ordinary landscapes is now increasingly recognised. This groundbreaking book discusses how contemporary cultural landscapes can be, and are, created and recognised. The book challenges common…

    Paperback – 2014-01-16
    Routledge

  • Landscape, Well-Being and Environment book cover

    Landscape, Well-Being and Environment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Coles, Zoe Millman

    Well-being is now firmly established as an overarching theme of key concern to all professionals that work, manage or design the environment. However, well-being is a complex multi-dimensional issue rooted in the ways that we encounter, perceive and interpret the environment. No single discipline…

    Paperback – 2013-10-18
    Routledge

  • Socially Restorative Urbanism: The theory, process and practice of Experiemics book cover

    Socially Restorative Urbanism

    The theory, process and practice of Experiemics, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Thwaites, Alice Mathers, Ian Simkins

    The need for a human-orientated approach to urbanism is well understood, and yet all too often this dimension remains lacking in urban design. In this book the authors argue for and develop socially restorative urbanism – a new conceptual framework laying the foundations for innovative ways of…

    Paperback – 2013-08-09
    Routledge

  • Place Attachment: Advances in Theory, Methods and Applications book cover

    Place Attachment

    Advances in Theory, Methods and Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lynne C. Manzo, Patrick Devine-Wright

    Recipient of the 2014 EDRA Achievement Award. Place attachments are emotional bonds that form between people and their physical surroundings. These connections are a powerful aspect of human life that inform our sense of identity, create meaning in our lives, facilitate community and influence…

    Paperback – 2013-08-09
    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. It presents a philosophical reflection on human societies’ attitude to the environment,…

    Hardback – 2013-04-04
    Routledge

  • Emergence in Landscape Architecture book cover

    Emergence in Landscape Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Rod Barnett

    All landscapes are complex systems which are continually changing as a result of relatively simple interactions.  This condition of adaption and evolution is called emergence.  Related to chaos theory and self-organising systems, emergence highlights the ever changing and developing urban…

    Paperback – 2013-03-08
    Routledge

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