Landscape History Products

  • Thinking the Sculpture Garden

    Art, Plant, Landscape, 1st Edition

    Edited by Penny Florence

    This innovative book poses two, deceptively simple, questions: what is a sculpture garden, and what happens when you give equal weight to the main elements of landscape, planting and artwork? Its wide-ranging frame of reference, including the USA, Europe and Japan, is brought into focus through…

    Paperback – 2020-03-04 
    Routledge

  • Farmscape

    The Design of Productive Landscapes, 1st Edition

    By Phoebe Lickwar, Roxi Thoren

    ‘Farmscape: The Design of Productive Landscapes situates agriculture as a design practice, using a wide range of international case studies and analytical essays to propose lessons for contemporary landscape architects who are interested in integrating agriculture into their designs. Agricultural…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Reciprocal Landscapes

    Stories of Material Movements, 1st Edition

    By Jane Hutton

    How are the far-away, invisible landscapes where materials come from related to the highly visible, urban landscapes where those same materials are installed? Reciprocal Landscapes: Stories of Material Movements traces five everyday landscape construction materials – fertilizer, stone, steel, trees…

    Paperback – 2019-09-20
    Routledge

  • Teaching Landscape

    The Studio Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karsten Jørgensen, Nilgül Karadeniz, Elke Mertens, Richard Stiles

    Teaching Landscape: The Studio Experience gathers a range of expert contributions from across the world to collect best-practice examples of teaching landscape architecture studios. This is the companion volume to The Routledge Handbook of Teaching Landscape in the two-part set initiated by the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Renaissance Porticoes and Painted Pergolas

    Nature and Culture in Early Modern Italy, 1st Edition

    By Natsumi Nonaka

    This book is the first study of the portico and its decorative program as a cultural phenomenon in Renaissance Italy. Focusing on a largely neglected group of porticoes decorated with painted pergolas that appeared in Rome and environs in the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, it tells the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge

  • The Meanings of Landscape

    Essays on Place, Space, Environment and Justice, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth R. Olwig

    Compiling nine authoritative essays spanning an extensive academic career, author Kenneth R. Olwig presents explorations in landscape geography and architecture from an environmental humanities perspective. With influences from art, literature, theatre staging, architecture, and garden design,…

    Paperback – 2019-02-26
    Routledge

  • Elite Women and the Agricultural Landscape, 1700–1830

    1st Edition

    By Briony McDonagh

    Social and economic histories of the long eighteenth century have largely ignored women as a class of landowners and improvers. 1700 to 1830 was a period in which the landscape of large swathes of the English Midlands was reshaped – both materially and imaginatively – by parliamentary enclosure and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Studies in Historical Geography

  • Riverine

    Architecture and Rivers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gerald Adler, Manolo Guerci

    Riverscapes are the main arteries of the world’s largest cities, and have, for millennia, been the lifeblood of the urban communities that have developed around them. These human settlements – given life through the space of the local waterscape – soon developed into ritualised spaces that sought…

    Paperback – 2018-11-13
    Routledge

  • Ichnographia Rustica

    Stephen Switzer and the designed landscape, 1st Edition

    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

    1st Edition

    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

  • Green Belts

    Past; present; future?, 1st Edition

    By John Sturzaker, Ian Mell

    Most of us have heard of green belts – but how much do we really know about them? This book tries to separate the fact from the fiction when it comes to green belts by looking both backwards and forwards. They were introduced in the mid-twentieth century to try and stop cities merging together as…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Erik Gunnar Asplund

    Landscapes and Buildings, 1st Edition

    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

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