Landscape Design: A Cultural and Architectural History

A history of landscape design ranges from antiquity to the present day, exploring the diverse ways in which humankind has shaped the landscape around them, from ancient Egyptian royal cemeteries to magnificent Renaissance gardens to modern-day earthworks, reflecting on how the landscape reflects social development and cultural values.


Landscape Graphics: Plan, Section, and Perspective Drawing of Landscape Spaces

It also features carefully sequenced exercises, a complete file of graphic symbols for sections and perspectives, and a handy appendix of conversions and equivalents. Progressing from the basics into more sophisticated techniques, the basics of drafting, this guide offers clear instruction on graphic language and the design process, section elevations, lettering, perspective drawing, freehand drawing and conceptual diagramming, and more.

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Ideas of Order: A Formal Approach to Architecture

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Site Engineering for Landscape Architects

Graphics throughout the book have been revised to bring a consistent, clean approach to the illustrations. Watson-Guptill Publications. The sixth edition has been revised to address the latest developments in landscape architecture while retaining an accessible approach to complex concepts. The book offers an introduction to landform and the language of its design, to construction sequencing, and explores the site engineering concepts essential to practicing landscape architecture today—from interpreting landform and contour lines, to designing horizontal and vertical road alignments, to designing and sizing storm water management systems.

This edition contains completely revised information on storm water management and green infrastructure, as well as many new and updated case studies. The leading guide to site design and engineering— revised and updated site engineering for Landscape Architects is the top choice for site engineering, and construction courses as well as for practitioners in the field, drainage, planning, earthwork, with easy-to-understand coverage of the principles and techniques of basic site engineering for grading, and road alignment.

Integrating design with construction and implementation processes, the authors enable readers to gain a progressive understanding of the material. Perfect for use as a study guide for the most difficult section of the Landscape Architect Registration Exam LARE or as a handy professional reference, Site Engineering for Landscape Architects, Sixth Edition gives readers a strong foundation in site development that is environmentally sensitive and intellectually stimulating.

It also includes updated coverage of storm water management systems design, runoff calculations, and natural resource conservation.

Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards

Visit the Companion web site: wiley. Com/go/landscapearchitecturalgraphicstandards Watson-Guptill Publications. Designed to give students the critical information they require, this is an essential reference for anyone studying landscape architecture and design. Students will gain an understanding of all the critical material they need for the core classes required by all curriculums, including: * construction documentation * site planning * Professional practice * Site grading and earthwork * Construction principles * Water supply and management * Pavement and structures in the landscape * Parks and recreational spaces * Soils, and recreational surfaces * Evaluating the environmental and human health impacts of materials Like Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards, wood, stormwater management, concrete, including sustainable design principles, this Student Edition provides essential specification and detailing information on the fundamentals of landscape architecture, metals, asphalt, masonry, planting including green roofs, and wetlands constuction and evaluation.

Used book in Good Condition. In addition, environmental restoration and remediation, environmental impacts, hazard control, site security, expert advice guides readers through important considerations such as material life cycle analysis, and accessibility. The new student edition of the definitive reference on landscape architecture Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards, Student Edition is a condensed treatment of the authoritative Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards, Professional Edition.

Formatted to meet the serious student's needs, landscape design, the content in this Student Edition reflects topics covered in accredited landscape architectural programs, making it an excellent choice for a required text in landscape architecture, architecture, horticulture, and planning and urban design programs.


Theory in Landscape Architecture: A Reader Penn Studies in Landscape Architecture

Covering the past fifty years of theory, this primer makes an important contribution to a student's emerging professional ethics. Used book in Good Condition. University of Pennsylvania Press. Here, architecture, and planning, for students and practitioners of landscape architecture, is a single resource for seminal theoretical texts in the field.

Watson-Guptill Publications. Essential for understanding the specific connections that have been made between landscape and social, and political structures, cultural, Theory in Landscape Architecture reminds readers that the discipline of landscape architecture can be both practical and formally challenging.


Illustrated History of Landscape Design

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Landscapes in History, 2nd Edition One Volume

University of Pennsylvania Press. It covers the many cultural, technological, political, and philosophical issues influencing land use throughout history, focusing not only on design topics but also on the environmental impact of human activity. Used book in Good Condition. The definitive, china, one-stop reference to the history of landscape architecture-now expanded and revised This revised edition of Landscapes in History features for the first time new information-rarely available elsewhere in the literature-on landscape architecture in India, Southeast Asia, and Japan.

Landscape architects, in-depth, and up-to-date overview of the subject * hundreds of stunning photographs and design illustrations * A scholarly yet accessible treatment, urban planners, drawing on the latest research in archaeology, geography, and students of these disciplines will find here: * The most comprehensive, and other disciplines * The authors' own firsthand observations and travel experiences * Insight into the evolution of landscape architecture as a discipline * Useful chapter summaries and bibliographies Watson-Guptill Publications.

It also expands the discussion of the modern period, including current North American planning and design practices. This unique, highly regarded book traces the development of landscape architecture and environmental design from prehistory to modern times-in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and North America.


Design on the Land: The Development of Landscape Architecture

University of Pennsylvania Press. Used book in Good Condition. Newton concludes his book with a timely discussion of the vital role that landscape architecture plays in the conservation of natural resources and in protection of the environment. Newton has included over 400 illustrations in his book, which conveys a basic understanding of the aims and scope of landscape architecture and offers visual analyses of major historic works, each in the context of its own time.

The first third of the study is concerned with landscape architecture in the Western world, mainly Europe, from ancient times to the mid-nineteenth century. He discusses the columbian exposition of 1893, the country place era, town planning in England and America, parkways, American national and state parks, urban open spaces, the "City Beautiful" movement and the growth of city planning, and recent variations in professional practice.

Mr. Used book in Good Condition. With the role of the landscape architect increasing as it is in importance, this first comprehensive survey of the art and practice of landscape architecture fills a great need. Norman T. Newton reviews his subject from its beginnings in colonial days to the work of Olmsted, Weidenmann, Platt, Vaux, Cleveland, Eliot, and the founders of the American Society of Landscape Architects.

But the major part of the work is devoted to the development of landscape architecture in the century that has passed since it acquired the status of a profession and an independent discipline.

Manual of Woody Landscape Plants Their Identification, Ornamental Characteristics, Culture, Propogation and Uses

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The Course of Landscape Architecture: A History of our Designs on the Natural World, from Prehistory to the Present

Each chapter consists of a thematic essay that ties together the central developments, as well as a case study illustrated with specially commissioned photographs and meticulously detailed 3D re–creations showing the featured site in its original context. The result of over two decades of teaching experience and academic research at one of the world’s leading universities, The Course of Landscape Architecture will reach international students and professionals.

But its wealth of visual material, the wide range of its cultural references and the beauty of the landscapes it features will attract the interest of all who desire to enrich their understanding of how our landscapes have been formed, and how we relate to them. Thames & Hudson. In twelve chapters, he brings together the key stories that have shaped our man-made landscapes.

Used book in Good Condition. Starting from the dual inclination to clear land for cultivation and to enclose space for protection―the forest clearing and the walled garden―there emerges a vital and multifaceted narrative that describes our cultural relationship to, and dependence on, the landscape. Used book in Good Condition.

The first significant history of human intervention on the landscape since Geoffrey Jellicoe’s Landscape of Man, originally published in 1975In many ways the history of civilization is a history of humans’ relationship with nature. Christophe girot sets out to chronicle this history, drawing on all aspects of mankind’s creativity and ingenuity.