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  • 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 – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Representing Landscapes

    Analogue

    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: Analog…

    Paperback – 2019-01-30 
    Routledge
    Representing Landscapes

  • Routledge Research Companion to Landscape Architecture

    Edited by Ellen Braae, Henriette Steiner

    Ellen Braae has been Professor of Landscape Architecture Theory and Method at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, since 2009 where she heads the research group ‘Landscape Architecture and Urbanism’.  She has been Visiting Professor at AHO, Norway (2010) and TU Delft, the Netherlands (2018).…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Literary Landscapes

    The Poetics of Experience

    By Daniel Weston

    Writing landscapes inevitably occurs in dialogue with a long textual and pictorial tradition, but first-hand experience also provides key stimuli to many writers’ accounts. This monograph employs a comparative lens to offer an intervention in debates between literary scholars who focus on genre and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-14 
    Routledge

  • 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

    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

  • 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. A key figure in that history is Amédée Ozenfant, painter, critic and friend of Le Corbusier, who in the first half of this century founded a school in London where he conducted experiments and wrote…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • 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

    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

    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

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