Landscape: Gardens and Designed Landscapes

  • Garden Practices and Their Science book cover

    Garden Practices and Their Science

    By Geoff Dixon

    Written in clear and accessible style, Garden Practices and Their Science guides gardeners in the practical arts of plant husbandry and in their understanding of its underpinning principles. The author Professor Geoff Dixon is an acknowledged and internationally respected horticulturist and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Teaching Landscape book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Teaching Landscape

    Edited by Elke Mertens, Nilgul Karadeniz, Karsten Jorgensen, Richard Stiles

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

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Landscape Performance: Ian McHarg’s ecological planning in The Woodlands, Texas book cover

    Landscape Performance

    Ian McHarg’s ecological planning in The Woodlands, Texas

    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 – 2018-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Landscape and Environmental Design

  • Design Thinking: A Guide to Creative Problem Solving for Everyone book cover

    Design Thinking

    A Guide to Creative Problem Solving for Everyone

    By Andrew Pressman

    Design thinking is a powerful process that facilitates understanding and framing of problems, enables creative solutions, and may provide fresh perspectives on our physical and social landscapes. Not just for architects or product developers, design thinking can be applied across many disciplines…

    Paperback – 2018-11-06 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Research Companion to Landscape Architecture book cover

    Routledge Research Companion to Landscape Architecture

    Edited by Ellen Braae, Henriette Steiner

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

    Hardback – 2018-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Ichnographia Rustica: Stephen Switzer and the designed landscape book cover

    Ichnographia Rustica

    Stephen Switzer and the designed landscape

    By William Alvis Brogden

    One of the most significant occurrences in the history of design was the creation of the English Landscape Garden. Accounts of its genesis…the surprising structural change from the formal to a seeming informal are numerous. But none has ever been quite convincing and none satisfactorily placed the…

    Paperback – 2018-10-12 
    Routledge

  • Regions and Designed Landscapes in Georgian England book cover

    Regions and Designed Landscapes in Georgian England

    By Sarah Spooner

    Garden design evolved hugely during the Georgian period – as symbols of wealth and stature, the landed aristocracy had been using gardens for decades. Yet during the eighteenth century, society began to homogenise, and the urban elite also started demanding landscapes that would reflect their…

    Paperback – 2018-10-12 
    Routledge

  • Modern Color/Modern Architecture: Amédée Ozenfant and the Genealogy of Color in Modern Architecture book cover

    Modern Color/Modern Architecture

    Amédée Ozenfant and the Genealogy of Color in Modern Architecture

    By William W. Braham

    This title was first published in 2002: 'This really is a text that will fill a long-felt want. I am sure it will be required reading for anyone interested in the art of the twentieth century.' Joseph Rykwert Do colors have different spatial and architectural effects? What is the psychological…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Urban Gardening as Politics book cover

    Urban Gardening as Politics

    Edited by Chiara Tornaghi, Chiara Certomà

    While most of the existing literature on community gardens and urban agriculture share a tendency towards either an advocacy view or a rather dismissive approach on the grounds of the co-optation of food growing, self-help and voluntarism to the neoliberal agenda, this collection investigates and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Erik Gunnar Asplund: Landscapes and Buildings book cover

    Erik Gunnar Asplund

    Landscapes and Buildings

    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

  • Gardens at the Frontier: New Methodological Perspectives on Garden History and Designed Landscapes book cover

    Gardens at the Frontier

    New Methodological Perspectives on Garden History and Designed Landscapes

    Edited by James Beattie

    Gardens at the Frontier addresses broad issues of interest to architectural historians, environmental historians, garden writers, geographers, and other scholars. It uses different disciplinary perspectives to explore garden history’s thematic, geographical, and methodological frontiers through a…

    Hardback – 2018-06-13
    Routledge

  • Confabulations : Storytelling in Architecture book cover

    Confabulations : Storytelling in Architecture

    By Paul Emmons, Marcia F. Feuerstein, Carolina Dayer

    Confabulation is a drawing together through storytelling. Fundamental to our perception, memory, and thought is the way we join fractured experiences to construct a narrative. Confabulations: Storytelling in Architecture weaves together poetic ideas, objects, and events and returns you to everyday…

    Paperback – 2018-06-07
    Routledge

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