landscape design

Theory In Landscape Architecture
Author: Simon Swaffield
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
Release Date: 2002-11-22
Pages: 265
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
EBOOK SYNOPSIS:

Basic theoretical texts for landscape architects.

Illustrated History Of Landscape Design
Author: Elizabeth Boults
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2010-02-12
Pages: 272
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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A visual journey through the history of landscape design For thousands of years, people have altered the meaning of space by reshaping nature. As an art form, these architectural landscape creations are stamped with societal imprints unique to their environment and place in time. Illustrated History of Landscape Design takes an optical sweep of the iconic landscapes constructed throughout the ages. Organized by century and geographic region, this highly visual reference uses hundreds of masterful pen-and-ink drawings to show how historical context and cultural connections can illuminate today's design possibilities. This guide includes: Storyboards, case studies, and visual narratives to portray spaces Plan, section, and elevation drawings of key spaces Summaries of design concepts, principles, and vocabularies Historic and contemporary works of art that illuminate a specific era Descriptions of how the landscape has been shaped over time in response to human need Directing both students and practitioners along a visually stimulating timeline, Illustrated History of Landscape Design is a valuable educational tool as well as an endless source ofinspiration.

Landscape Design
Author: Leroy G. Hannebaum
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Release Date: 1994
Pages: 446
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Written by a "hands-on" landscape designer with over 26 years of field experience, this is a practical and comprehensive text that covers all aspects of landscape design, including strong sections on landscape construction design--decks, patios, retaining walls, fences, water features, and earth berms--that benefit from the author's practical experience as a designer/builder.

Landscape Architecture
Author: Robert Holden
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Release Date: 2014-03-03
Pages: 208
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Aimed at prospective and new students, this book gives a comprehensive introduction to the nature and practice of landscape architecture, the professional skills required and the latest developments. After discussing the history of the profession, the book explains the design process through principles such as hierarchy, human scale, unity, harmony, asymmetry, colour, form and texture. It looks at how design is represented through both drawing and modelling, and through digital techniques such as CAD and the use of GIS (Geographic Information Systems). This is followed by an examination of project management and landscape management techniques. Finally, the book explores educational and employment opportunities and the future of the profession in the context of climate change and sustainability. Illustrated with international examples of completed projects, Landscape Architecture provides an invaluable, one-stop resource for anyone considering studying or a career in this field.

Landscape Architecture
Author: Ian Thompson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2014-05
Pages: 132
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Landscape architects are involved in a variety of projects, including reclamation, restoration, and the design of crucial infrastructure.--

Identification  Selection  And Use Of Southern Plants For Landscape Design
Author: Neil G. Odenwald
Publisher: Claitor's Law Books and Publishing
Release Date: 2006
Pages: 720
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
EBOOK SYNOPSIS:

Highlighting more than 1,000 plants--from trees and shrubs to vines and grasses--this updated edition of Odenwald and Turners guide keeps with a traditional emphasis on the practical use of plants to solve and prevent landscape design problems.

Introduction To Landscape Design
Author: John L. Motloch
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2000-08-25
Pages: 384
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Outstanding explorations of design concepts, principles, and processes This Second Edition of Introduction to Landscape Design offers even broader coverage of the environmental, human, technological, and aesthetic issues associated with landscape design than the first edition. Beginning with the way we perceive, manage, and design the landscape, it moves on to explore the forces that influence land design. An overview of landscape management, planning, and design includes a discussion of the roles and integration of the professions involved, modes of professional practice, and site scale design processes. The book explores the ecology of design and the integration of land design decisions into dynamic systems. This fully updated new edition: * Presents landscape design as a synergism of art and science * Addresses the interplay between buildings and sites * Provides insights into the breadth of people-environment relationships * Places special emphasis on our growing understanding of interrelationships between the landscape and human decisions A superb introduction for students as well as a useful reference for practicing professionals, this book is an excellent guide for anyone who wants to develop a better understanding of landscape design.

The Dynamic Landscape
Author: Nigel Dunnett
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Release Date: 2007-11
Pages: 332
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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The last quarter of the twentieth century witnessed a burgeoning interest in ecological or naturally inspired use of vegetation in the designed landscape. More recently a strong aesthetic element has been added to what was formerly a movement aimed at creating nature-like landscapes. The Dynamic Landscape advances a fusion of scientific and ecological planning design philosophy that can address the need for more sustainable designed landscapes. It is a major statement on the design, implementation and management of ecologically inspired landscape vegetation. With contributions from people at the forefront of developments in this field, in both Europe and North America, it provides a valuable synthesis of current thinking.

International Landscape Design
Author: Robert Holden
Publisher: Books Nippan
Release Date: 1996
Pages: 199
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
EBOOK SYNOPSIS:

Distributed for Laurence King, 50 projects of contemporary work, Auth: University of Greenwich.

Timeless Landscape Design
Author: Mary Palmer Dargan
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
Release Date: 2007
Pages: 192
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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"Hugh and Mary Palmer Dargan share the secret to creating an unforgettable landscape with the "Four-Part Master Plan"-a unique method they've perfected over the past 25 years of creating award-winning gardens and yards. The Dargans share a blend of design techniques and practical advice on how to achieve the sophisticated look of a professionally designed landscape on any size and type of property. Design treatments are beautifully illustrated with color photographs, landscape plans, and before and after examples of the authors' work."--Publisher description.