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Urban Landscape Architecture Other / Books

Urban Landscape Architecture

The urban landscape has changed dramatically over the past decade as cities worldwide implement revitalization plans designed to keep urban areas vital and appealing for both tourism and residency. Bringing a sense of space and place to the public areas of urban cities is essential for the vitality of …

Living Systems Other / Books

Living Systems: Innovative Materials and Technologies for Landscape Architecture

Innovative Materials and Technologies for Landscape Architecture | The use of innovative new materials is an important trend in landscape architecture today. These materials include biodegradable geotextiles, super-absorbent polymers, and plants that react to changing soil conditions. Water is a major …

Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards Other / Books

Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards

Ramsey/Sleeper Architectural Graphic Standards Series | Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards, Student Edition is a condensed treatment of the authoritative Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards, Professional Edition. Designed to give students the critical information they require, this is an …

Garden and Landscape Architects of France Other / Books

Garden and Landscape Architects of France

This series has documented the contemporary landscape architecture of Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany and England. Now at last comes France, that historic force in formality (Versailles), fauvism (Fontainbleau) and egalitarianism (public parks), and a recent force in contemporary landscape architecture. …

Professional Practice for Landscape Architects Other / Books

Professional Practice for Landscape Architects, Second Edition

This book, organised in an extremely-user friendly manner, equips the landscape architect with all of the required knowledge in business and law. It is of great value to Landscape architects throughout their academic and professional life. …

Making the Modern Garden Other / Books

Making the Modern Garden

A superlative analysis of contemporary gardens as well as fascinating collection of landscapes around the world, Making the Modern Garden is a definitive study of the philosophy and practice of garden design at the outset of the twenty-first century. Author Christopher Bradley-Hole, himself a landscape …

Design and Landscape for People Other / Books

Design and Landscape for People: New Approaches to Renewal

New Approaches to Renewal | The new community planning: invaluable strategies for creative rebuilding and renovating from around the world. For many years planning was something done in the name of progress by distant committees with the abstract aim of tidying boundaries and controlling growth. In the …

Prussian Gardens in Europe Other / Books

Prussian Gardens in Europe

With more than 70 essays and articles on the history of Prussian gardens, this volume is sure to appeal to anyone with an interest in landscape architecture. Garden historians from over 20 countries examine themes like Prussian Gardens as Inspiration, Interpretation and Evaluation of Gardens in Europe …

Berkeley Rocks Other / Books

Berkeley Rocks: Building with Nature

Building with Nature | The Berkeley hills offer great natural beauty and sensitive landscape design that skillfully incorporates the architecture into the natural environment. In the early 20th century, architects inspired by the Arts and Crafts movement worked to integrate the hills large outcrops of …

Planting Design Illustrated Other / Books

Planting Design Illustrated

This is one of the most comprehensive books on Planting Design. It fills in the blank in this field and introduces poetry, painting and symbolism into Planting Design. It covers in detail the two major systems in Planting Design: Formal Planting Design and Naturalistic Planting Design. It has numerous …

Simplified Irrigation Design Other / Books

Simplified Irrigation Design (Landscape Architecture)

Landscape Architecture | The Second Edition of this best-selling academic guide to irrigation design has been completely rewritten so you can understand it easily. Created for the irrigation designer and installer, as well as students, Simplified Irrigation Design clearly explains irrigation design and …

Professional Planting Design Other / Books

Professional Planting Design

Richly illustrated with photographs and drawings, Professional Planting Design covers the basics as well as the advanced concepts of planting design including: selecting plant characteristics, types of mixed bed plantings, structuring and composing mixed beds, creating mixed palettes for seasonal variation, …