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  1. To Design Landscape (January 2012)

    To Design Landscape is about aesthetic practice in contemporary landscape design. It offers both highly practical lessons and a cultural philosophy of landscape design at a time of ecological necessity. In it, Catherine Dee combines theory with a striking visual format and image-based ‘lessons’, drawing on her experiences as an inspirational landscape architecture lecturer and her talents as an artist. A must for all landscape architecture students.
     

  2. Representing Landscapes (March 2012)

    The choice of medium for visualizing an idea is something that faces all students of landscape architecture and urban design, and each medium and style option that you select will influence how your idea is seen and understood. Responding to demand from her students, Nadia Amoroso has compiled successful and eye-catching drawings using various drawing styles and techniques to create this book of drawing techniques for landscape architects to follow and - more importantly - to be inspired by. More than twenty respected institutions have help to bring together the very best of visual representation of ideas, the most powerful, expressive and successful images. Professors from these institutions provide critical and descriptive commentaries, explaining the impact of using different media to represent the same landscape.
     

  3. Learning from the Japanese City (April 2012)

    In this new edition, Barrie Shelton develops his earlier interpretation of why Japanese cities look the way they do, contrasting Japanese and Western ways of thinking about space. New illustrations add much to this highly readable book, while a major case study of Nagoya gives an entirely new dimension.
     

  4. The Nature of Adolescence, 4th Edition

    This popular textbook provides an up-to-date introduction to all of the key features of adolescent development.

    While drawing on the North American literature on adolescence, it highlights European perspectives and also provides unique coverage of the topic by summarizing and reviewing what is known about adolescence from a British viewpoint.

    Comprehensively updated and rewritten, this edition includes material on new topics.

  5. Understanding JCT Standard Building Contracts, 9th Edition

    This ninth edition of David Chappell’s bestselling guide has been revised to take into account changes made in 2011 to payment provisions, and elsewhere. This remains the most concise guide available to the most commonly used JCT building contracts.

  6. Community Conflict Management and Dispute Resolution

    Commerce is inherently complex and the sums of money involved can be astronomical, so it is no surprise that conflicts and disputes are all too common. There are numerous techniques designed to resolve these problems, and this book summarizes the most important of these, as well as alternative dispute resolution methods.

  7. New Aspects of Quantity Surveying Practice, Third Edition

    As we enter the second decade of the twenty-first century, the pressure on the QS profession continue to change and evolve and so this third edition includes new chapters to help students and professionals deal with the new issues they face.

  8. Introduction to Building Procurement

    The procurement stage of the building process is critical to the success of any building project, and as such must be understood by everybody entering the industry. Introduction to Building Procurement is designed to familiarize the novice with the principles and methods of building procurement, starting at the most basic level.

  9. Rural Design

    This book is the first step along the path for rural design to emerge as an important new design discipline. Rural Design: A New Design Discipline establishes the theoretical base for rural design and the importance of looking at connecting issues to create synergy and optimal solutions from a global, national, state, region, and local perspective.

  10. Introducing Architectural Theory

    This is the most accessible architectural theory book that exists. Korydon Smith presents each common architectural subject – such as tectonics, use, and site – as though it were a conversation across history between theorists by providing you with the original text, a reflective text, and a philosophical text.

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