Landscape: Collections

World Landscape Architecture Month 2019

During the month of April, we celebrate, reflect and look to the future of Landscape Architecture. Here at Routledge, we have put together a collection of titles for you to peruse, plus we have opened four complete titles for you to enjoy for free. Click on the row of jackets below to download your access voucher.

Featured Titles

Landscape Architecture and Digital Technologies

Re-conceptualising design and making, 1st Edition

by Jillian Walliss, Heike Rahmann

Crossing critical theory, technology and contemporary design, the book constructs a picture of an emerging twenty-first century practice of landscape architecture practice premised on complexity and performance. It also highlights the disciplinary demands and challenges in engaging with a rapidly evolving digital context within practice and education.

2016-02-11 (Landscape)

Great City Parks

2nd Edition

by Alan Tate

"Great City Parks is a 344-page treasure chest for park professionals and aficionados and catnip for city park enthusiasts. It is a book to which one can return repeatedly and which one can treat both as a great reference book and as a primer for how one might think about designing or restoring the next great park." - Adrian Benepe, The Nature of Cities

2015-03-05 (Landscape)

Sociable Cities

The 21st-Century Reinvention of the Garden City, 2nd Edition

by Peter Hall, Colin Ward

This is a book that every planner, and every serious student of policy-making, will want to read. Published at a time when the political parties are preparing their policy manifestos, it is designed to make a major contribution to a major national debate.

2014-05-23 (Landscape)

Landscape Architect's Pocket Book

2nd Edition

by Siobhan Vernon, Siobhan Vernon, Rachel Tennant, Nicola Garmory

An indispensable tool for all landscape architects, this time-saving guide answers the most frequently asked questions in one pocket-sized volume. It is a concise, easy-to-read reference that gives instant access to a wide range of information needed on a daily basis, both out on site and in the office.

2013-04-11 (Landscape)

Landscape Architecture Collection

  • Construction Detailing for Landscape and Garden Design

    Urban Water Features, 1st Edition

    By Paul Hensey

    Following on from the author’s previous book, Construction Detailing for Landscape and Garden Design: Surfaces, Steps and Margins, this book, Construction Detailing for Landscape and Garden Design: Urban Water Features, provides clear instruction for the construction of small to medium scale water…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Teaching Landscape

    1st Edition

    Edited by Karsten Jørgensen, Nilgül Karadeniz, Elke Mertens, Richard Stiles

    Written in collaboration with the European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools (ECLAS) and LE: NOTRE, The Routledge Handbook of Teaching Landscape provides a wide-ranging overview of teaching landscape subjects, from geology to landscape design, reflecting different perspectives and…

    Hardback – 2019-02-26
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Meanings of Landscape

    Essays on Place, Space, Environment and Justice, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth R. Olwig

    Compiling nine 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

  • Public Space Design and Social Cohesion

    An International Comparison, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia Aelbrecht, Quentin Stevens

    Social cohesion is often perceived as being under threat from the increasing cultural and economic differences in contemporary cities and the increasing intensity of urban life. Public space, in its role as the main stage for social interactions between strangers, clearly plays a role in…

    Paperback – 2019-02-06
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Changing Contexts in Spatial Planning

    New Directions in Policies and Practices, 1st Edition

    By Janice Morphet

    This book considers the major forces that have emerged to reshape planning following 2010, including national infrastructure project delivery, the Localism Act (2011) and neighbourhood planning. This period also saw the introduction of the replacement of regional plans by new strategic sub-regional…

    Paperback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge

  • Routledge Research Companion to Landscape Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ellen Braae, Henriette Steiner

    The Routledge Research Companion to Landscape Architecture considers landscape architecture’s increasingly important cultural, aesthetic, and ecological role. The volume reflects topical concerns in theoretical, historical, philosophical, and practice-related research in landscape architecture –…

    Hardback – 2018-11-29
    Routledge

  • Landscape Performance

    Ian McHarg’s ecological planning in The Woodlands, Texas, 1st Edition

    By Bo Yang

    Ian McHarg’s ecological planning approach has been influential since the 20th century. However, few empirical studies have been conducted to evaluate the performance of his projects. Using the framework of landscape performance assessment, this book demonstrates the long-term benefits of a renowned…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Landscape and Environmental Design

  • Arcadia Updated

    Raising landscape awareness through analytical narratives, 1st Edition

    By Marius Fiskevold, Anne Katrine Geelmuyden

    Arcadia Updated delves into the concept of landscape as it is shaped by the literary tradition and material works known as pastoral. Referring to several of the tradition’s works as well as scholarly critiques, Fiskevold and Geelmuyden highlight how individual landscape perception is primarily a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-16
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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, 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

  • Routledge Handbook of Landscape Character Assessment

    Current Approaches to Characterisation and Assessment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Fairclough, Ingrid Sarlöv Herlin, Carys Swanwick

    In this multi-authored book, senior practitioners and researchers offer an international overview of landscape character approaches for those working in research, policy and practice relating to landscape. Over the last three decades, European practice in landscape has moved from a narrow, if…

    Hardback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Global Green Infrastructure

    Lessons for successful policy-making, investment and management, 1st Edition

    By Ian Mell

    Over the last decade research exploring green infrastructure planning has burgeoned. Transferable green infrastructure messages between locations though are less well established and there remains a visible gap between the conceptual understanding of green infrastructure and its application in…

    Hardback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Public Space Unbound

    Urban Emancipation and the Post-Political Condition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sabine Knierbein, Tihomir Viderman

    Through an exploration of emancipation in recent processes of capitalist urbanization, this book argues the political is enacted through the everyday practices of publics producing space. This suggests democracy is a spatial practice rather than an abstract professional field organized by…

    Hardback – 2018-03-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Public Norms and Aspirations

    The Turn to Institutions in Action, 1st Edition

    By Willem Salet

    The aspirations of individuals, organizations, and states, and their perceptions of problems and possible solutions circulate fast in this instantaneous society. Yet, the deliberation of the underlying public norms seems to escape the attention of the public. Institutions enable people to have…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge
    RTPI Library Series

  • Routledge Handbook of Landscape and Food

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joshua Zeunert, Tim Waterman

    Since the turn of the millennium, there has been a burgeoning interest in, and literature of, both landscape studies and food studies. Landscape describes places as relationships and processes. Landscapes create people’s identities and guide their actions and their preferences, while at the same…

    Hardback – 2018-02-07
    Routledge

  • Designing the Compassionate City

    Creating Places Where People Thrive, 1st Edition

    By Jenny Donovan

    Designing the Compassionate City outlines an approach to urban design that is centred on an explicit recognition of the inherent dignity of all people. It suggests that whether we thrive or decline—as individuals or as a community—is dependent on our ability to fulfil the full spectrum of our needs…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge

  • Construction Detailing for Landscape and Garden Design

    Surfaces, steps and margins, 1st Edition

    By Paul Hensey

    Designs for gardens and landscapes need to contain accurate information to ensure that both the designer's intent is clear and to enable the highest quality constructions. This book contains the elements most often used when detailing surfaces, with key information on standards, guidance and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge

  • Professional Practice for Landscape Architects

    3rd Edition

    By Rachel Tennant

    Professional Practice for Landscape Architects third edition deals with the practical issues of being a successful landscape architect professional. Endorsed by the Landscape Institute, this book is an indispensable guide for licentiate members of the Institute on their Pathway to Chartership. It…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge

  • How to Grow a Playspace

    Development and Design, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katherine Masiulanis, Elizabeth Cummins

    How to Grow a Playspace takes you through a global perspective of the different stages of child development and the environments that engage children in play around the world. From the urbanity of Mumbai; to rainbow nets in Japan; nature play in Denmark; recycling waste in Peru; community building…

    Hardback – 2017-03-24
    Routledge

  • Strategies for Landscape Representation

    Digital and Analogue Techniques, 1st Edition

    By Paul Cureton

    Strategies for Landscape Representation discusses a variety of digital and analogue production techniques for the representation of landscape at multiple scales. Careful consideration is required to represent time, and to ensure accuracy of representation and evaluation in the landscape. Written as…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

  • Urban Open Spaces

    1st Edition

    By Helen Woolley

    There is enormous interest in urban design and the regeneration of our urban areas, but current thinking often concentrates on the built form, forgetting the important role that open spaces play. Urban Open Spaces brings together extensive research and practical experience to prove the…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01
    Taylor & Francis

  • BIM for Landscape

    1st Edition

    By Landscape Institute

    BIM (Building Information Modelling) is transforming working practices across the built environment sector, as clients, professionals, contractors and manufacturers throughout the supply chain grasp the opportunities that BIM presents. The first book ever to focus on the implementation of BIM…

    Hardback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge

  • Innovations in Landscape Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathon R. Anderson, Daniel H. Ortega

    This inspiring and thought-provoking book explores how recent innovations in landscape architecture have uniquely positioned the practice to address complex issues and technologies that affect our built environment. The changing and expanding nature of "landscape" make it more important than ever…

    Paperback – 2016-05-13
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Living Roofs in Integrated Urban Water Systems

    1st Edition

    By Daniel Roehr, Elizabeth Fassman-Beck

    With the infrastructure to manage storm water threats in cities becoming increasingly expensive to build or repair, the design community needs to look at alternative approaches. Living roofs present an opportunity to compliment ground-level storm water control measures, contributing to a holistic,…

    Hardback – 2015-02-26
    Routledge

  • The Skycourt and Skygarden

    Greening the urban habitat, 1st Edition

    By Jason Pomeroy

    Population increases, advances in technology and the continued trend towards inner-city migration have transformed the traditional city of spaces into the modern city of objects. This has necessitated alternative spatial and technological solutions to replenish those environments that were once so…

    Paperback – 2013-12-17
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