Built Environment: Theory of Landscape

  • Landscape: Pattern, Perception and Process book cover

    Landscape: Pattern, Perception and Process

    2nd Edition

    By Simon Bell

    Landscapes develop and evolve through an interacting series of processes – climatic, geological, ecological and cultural – over varying periods of time. These processes shape the structure and character of the landscapes which we experience. Over time, distinctive patterns emerge – ranging in…

    Paperback – 2012-07-16

  • Representing Landscapes: A Visual Collection of Landscape Architectural Drawings book cover

    Representing Landscapes

    A Visual Collection of Landscape Architectural Drawings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nadia Amoroso

    What do you communicate when you draw an industrial landscape using charcoal; what about a hyper-realistic PhotoShop collage method? What are the right choices to make? Are there right and wrong choices when it comes to presenting a particular environment in a particular way? The…

    Paperback – 2012-03-14
    Representing Landscapes

  • Sir John Vanbrugh and the Vitruvian Landscape book cover

    Sir John Vanbrugh and the Vitruvian Landscape

    1st Edition

    By Caroline Dalton

    Sir John Vanbrugh (1664-1726) was one of the most important figures in English garden history although he is rarely recognised as such. An eclectic early career as a merchant, a soldier and a dramatist preceded Vanbrugh’s acceptance of the role of architect to the Third Earl of Carlisle in…

    Paperback – 2012-01-10

  • To Design Landscape: Art, Nature & Utility book cover

    To Design Landscape

    Art, Nature & Utility, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Dee

    To Design Landscape sets out a distinctively practical philosophy of design, in accessible format. Based on the notion that landscape design is a form-based craft addressing environmental processes and utility, Dee establishes a framework for approaching such craft with modesty and ingenuity, using…

    Paperback – 2012-01-06

  • Urban Wildscapes book cover

    Urban Wildscapes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Jorgensen, Richard Keenan

    Urban Wildscapes is one of the first edited collections of writings about urban ‘wilderness’ landscapes. Evolved, rather than designed or planned, these derelict, abandoned and marginal spaces are frequently overgrown with vegetation and host to a wide range of human activities. They include former…

    Paperback – 2011-10-06

  • Exploring the Boundaries of Landscape Architecture book cover

    Exploring the Boundaries of Landscape Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Bell, Ingrid Sarlov Herlin, Richard Stiles

    What have cultural anthropologists, historical geographers, landscape ecologists and environmental artists got in common? Along with eight other disciplines, from domains as diverse as planning and design, the arts and humanities as well as the social and natural sciences, they are all fields of…

    Paperback – 2011-08-17

  • Meaning in Landscape Architecture and Gardens book cover

    Meaning in Landscape Architecture and Gardens

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marc Treib

    While we all live our lives in designed landscapes of various types, only on occasion do we consider what these landscapes mean to us and how they have acquired that significance. Can a landscape architect or garden designer really imbue new settings with meaning, or does meaning evolve over time,…

    Paperback – 2011-02-28

  • Overlooking the Visual: Demystifying the Art of Design book cover

    Overlooking the Visual

    Demystifying the Art of Design, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn Moore

    Making tangible connections between theory and practice, ideas and form, this book encourages debate about the artistic, conceptual, and cultural significance of the way things look. What are the metaphysical concepts at the heart of design education, theory, and philosophy? Why do we assume that…

    Paperback – 2009-11-30

  • Making the Metropolitan Landscape: Standing Firm on Middle Ground book cover

    Making the Metropolitan Landscape

    Standing Firm on Middle Ground, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jacqueline Tatom, Jennifer Stauber

    The American landscape is an extremely complex terrain born from a history of collective and individual experiences. These created environments, which all may be called metropolitan landscapes, constantly challenge students and professionals in the fields of architecture, design and planning to…

    Paperback – 2009-04-28

  • Justice, Power and the Political Landscape book cover

    Justice, Power and the Political Landscape

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth Olwig, Donald Mitchell

    Landscape is now on the agenda in a new way. The increasing interest in justice, power and the political landscape expresses a sea change occurring in the meaning of landscape itself, from landscape as scenery to landscape as polity and place. As Lionella Scazzosi argues "The meaning of the term ‘…

    Hardback – 2008-12-02

  • Rethinking Landscape: A Critical Reader book cover

    Rethinking Landscape

    A Critical Reader, 1st Edition

    By Ian H. Thompson

    Our landscapes have never failed to entice and capture the imagination of writers, painters and philosophers – and in turn their work has influenced our landscapes for centuries. This carefully selected collection of readings and commentary expertly guides you through the aesthetic, social,…

    Paperback – 2008-11-28

  • On Landscapes book cover

    On Landscapes

    1st Edition

    By Susan Herrington

    There is no escaping landscape: it's everywhere and part of everyone's life. Landscapes have received much less attention in aesthetics than those arts we can choose to ignore, such as painting or music – but they can tell us a lot about the ethical and aesthetic values of the societies…

    Paperback – 2008-10-13
    Thinking in Action

2Series in Theory of Landscape

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