Landscape: Theory of Landscape

  • 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 – 2018-08-06 
    Routledge

  • Captured Landscape: Architecture and the Enclosed Garden book cover

    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 – 2018-05-23 
    Routledge

  • Codify: Parametric and Computational Design in Landscape Architecture book cover

    Codify

    Parametric and Computational Design in Landscape Architecture

    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 – 2018-05-16 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Landscape Character Assessment: Current Approaches to Characterisation and Assessment book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Landscape Character Assessment

    Current Approaches to Characterisation and Assessment

    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 – 2018-05-10 
    Routledge

  • Melancholy and the Landscape: Locating Sadness, Memory and Reflection in the Landscape book cover

    Melancholy and the Landscape

    Locating Sadness, Memory and Reflection in the Landscape

    By Jacky Bowring

    Written as an advocacy of melancholy’s value as part of landscape experience, this book situates the concept within landscape’s aesthetic traditions, and reveals how it is a critical part of ethics and empathy. With a history that extends back to ancient times, melancholy has hovered at the edges…

    Paperback – 2018-04-12 
    Routledge

  • Public Space Unbound: Urban Emancipation and the Post-Political Condition book cover

    Public Space Unbound

    Urban Emancipation and the Post-Political Condition

    Edited by Sabine Knierbein, Tihomir Viderman

    Through an exploration of emancipation in capitalist urbanization, this book argues the political is enacted through the everyday practices of publics producing space. This suggests democracy is a spatial practice co-constituted by residents, places and practices rather than an abstract…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Place and Experience: A Philosophical Topography book cover

    Place and Experience

    A Philosophical Topography, 2nd Edition

    By Jeff Malpas

    The first edition of Place and Experience established Jeff Malpas as one of the leading philosophers and thinkers of place and space and provided a creative and refreshing alternative to prevailing post-structuralist and postmodern theories of place. It is a foundational and ground-breaking book in…

    Paperback – 2018-03-05 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Landscape and Food book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Landscape and Food

    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 – 2018-02-13
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Urban Landscapes of the Middle East book cover

    Contemporary Urban Landscapes of the Middle East

    Edited by Mohammad Gharipour

    The Middle East is well-known for its historic gardens that have developed over more than two millenniums. The role of urban landscape projects in Middle Eastern cities has grown in prominence, with a gradual shift in emphasis from gardens for the private sphere to an increasingly public function.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Outdoor Studies book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Outdoor Studies

    Edited by Barbara Humberstone, Heather Prince, Karla A. Henderson

    The ‘outdoors’ is a physical and ideological space in which people engage with their environment, but it is also an important vehicle for learning and for leisure. The Routledge Handbook of Outdoor Studies is the first book to attempt to define and survey the multi-disciplinary set of approaches…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Explorations in Place Attachment book cover

    Explorations in Place Attachment

    Edited by Jeffrey S Smith

    The book explores the unique contribution that geographers make to the concept of place attachment, and related ideas of place identity and sense of place. It presents six types of places to which people become attached and provides a global range of empirical case studies to illustrate the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

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