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  • Cultural Landscapes of South Asia

    Studies in Heritage Conservation and Management

    Edited by Kapila D. Silva, Amita Sinha

    The pluralism of South Asia belies any singular reading of its heritage. In spite of this diversity, its cultural traditions retain certain attributes that are at their core South Asian—in their capacity to self-organize, enact and reinvent cultural memories, and in their ability to retain an…

    Hardback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Landscape and Environmental Design

  • Expanding Disciplinarity in Architectural Practice

    Designing from the Room to the City

    By Tom Holbrook

    Expanding Disciplinarity in Architectural Practice presents an argument for the role of an architect as a generalist with a particular ability to bring spatial intelligence to bear on the significant issues of planning, settlement and identity. The book draws on strategy and planning, landscape,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Design Research in Architecture

  • Conversations With Landscape

    Edited by Karl Benediktsson, Katrin Anna Lund

    Conversations With Landscape moves beyond the conventional dualisms associated with landscape, exploring notions of landscape and its relation with humans through the metaphor of conversation. Such an approach conceives of landscape as an actor in the ongoing communication that is inherent in any…

    Paperback – 2016-10-15 
    Routledge
    Anthropological Studies of Creativity and Perception

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-08-25 
    Routledge

  • Constructed Wetlands and Sustainable Development

    By Gary Austin, Kongjian Yu

    This book explains how with careful planning and design, the functions and performance of constructed wetlands can provide a huge range of benefits to humans and the environment. It documents the current designs and specifications for free water surface wetlands, horizontal and vertical subsurface…

    Paperback – 2016-08-23 
    Routledge

  • Representing Landscapes: Hybrid

    Edited by Nadia Amoroso

    Hybrid and mixed media create a huge variety of diagramming and drawing options for landscape representation. From Photoshop mixed with digital maps, to hand drawings overlaid with photos and modelling combined with sketches, the possibilities are endless. In this book, Amoroso curates over 20…

    Paperback – 2016-07-06
    Routledge
    Representing Landscapes

  • The Planting Design Handbook

    3rd Edition

    By Nick Robinson

    Since the first edition was published in 1992, Nick Robinson's The Planting Design Handbook has been widely used as a definitive text on landscape architecture courses throughout the world. It remains one of the few titles written by a practicing landscape architect and educator who is also a…

    Hardback – 2016-06-20
    Routledge

  • Field Sketching and the Experience of Landscape

    By Janet Swailes

    The act of field sketching allows us to experience the landscape first-hand – rather than reliance upon plans, maps and photographs at a distance, back in the studio. Aimed primarily at landscape architects, Janet Swailes takes the reader on a journey through the art of field sketching, providing…

    Paperback – 2016-06-16
    Routledge

  • Innovations in Landscape Architecture

    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

  • Construction Detailing for Landscape and Garden Design

    Surfaces, 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 – 2016-04-29
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-03-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Landscape and Environmental Design

  • Urban Allotment Gardens in Europe

    Edited by Simon Bell, Runrid Fox-Kamper, Nazila Keshavarz, Mary Benson, Silvio Caputo, Susan Noori, Annette Voigt

    Although urban allotment gardening dates back to the nineteenth century, it has recently undergone a renaissance of interest and popularity. This is the result of greater concern over urban greenspace, food security and quality of life. This book presents a comprehensive, research-based overview of…

    Hardback – 2016-03-15
    Routledge

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