Landscape Products

  • BIM for Landscape

    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 – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge

  • Landscape as Infrastructure

    A Base Primer

    By Pierre Bélanger

    As ecology becomes the new engineering, the projection of landscape as infrastructure—the contemporary alignment of the disciplines of landscape architecture, civil engineering, and urban planning— has become pressing. Predominant challenges facing urban regions and territories today—including…

    Paperback – 2016-05-16 
    Routledge

  • Urban Environmental Stewardship and Civic Engagement

    How planting trees strengthens the roots of democracy

    By Dana R. Fisher, Erika S. Svendsen, James Connolly

    Once considered the antithesis of a verdant and vibrant ecosystem, cities are now being hailed as highly efficient and complex social ecological systems. Emerging from the streets of the post-industrial city are well-tended community gardens, rooftop farms and other viable habitats capable of…

    Paperback – 2016-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Sustainable Cities

    Urban Planning Challenges and Policy

    Edited by Kimberly Etingoff

    Two trends come together in the world’s cities to make urban sustainability a critical issue today. First, greater and greater numbers of people are living in urban areas—and are projected to do so for the foreseeable future. Additionally, cities contribute to climate change in a significant way…

    Hardback – 2016-04-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Improving Urban Environments

    Strategies for Healthier and More Sustainable Cities

    Edited by Marco Ragazzi

    Because cities are such complex systems, creating sustainable urban environments is a challenging goal. No single strategy—or even several strategies—will be enough to achieve tomorrow’s healthy and sustainable cities. The challenges resist compartmentalization, because the factors intersect and…

    Hardback – 2016-04-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Innovations in Landscape Architecture

    Edited by Daniel H. Ortega, Jonathon R. Anderson

    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 – 2016-04-29 
    Routledge

  • Garden Suburbs of Tomorrow?

    A New Future for the Cottage Estates

    By Martin Crookston

    Faced with acute housing shortages, the idea of new garden cities and suburbs is on the UK planning agenda once again, but what of the garden suburbs that already exist? Over the first six decades of the twentieth century, councils across Britain created a new and optimistic form of housing – the…

    Paperback – 2016-04-25 
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Urban Landscape Ecology

    Science, policy and practice

    Edited by Robert A. Francis, James Millington, Michael A. Chadwick

    The growth of cities poses ever-increasing challenges for the natural environment on which they impact and depend, not only within their boundaries but also in surrounding peri-urban areas. Landscape ecology – the study of interactions across space and time between the structure and function of…

    Hardback – 2016-04-21 
    Routledge

  • Rich Pictures

    Encouraging Resilient Communities

    By Simon Bell, Tessa Berg, Stephen Morse

    Rich Pictures focuses on the value of developing visual narratives – Rich Pictures – as an important component and starting point for community participation. A key device for the community to share ideas and perspectives on current and potential future situations, Rich Pictures provide a shared…

    Paperback – 2016-04-01 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Tools for Community Planning

  • Construction Detailing for Landscape and Garden Design

    Surface, steps and margins

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Elite Women and the Agricultural Landscape

    Beyond the Park Pale, 1700-1830

    By Briony McDonagh

    In the Georgian era, female landowners controlled significant amounts of property as heiresses, widows and even occasionally wives. Yet we know almost nothing about how they managed those parts of their estates which lay beyond the park pale. The existing literature on elite women focuses almost…

    Hardback – 2016-03-28 
    Routledge
    Studies in Historical Geography

  • 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.…

    Hardback – 2016-03-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Landscape and Environmental Design

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