While we all live our lives in designed landscapes of various types, only on occasion do we consider what these landscapes mean to us and how they have acquired that significance. Can a landscape architect or garden designer really imbue new settings with meaning, or does meaning evolve over time,...
Published February 27th 2011 by Routledge
Memory in Architecture and Landscape
Architecture and designed landscapes serve as grand mnemonic devices that record and transmit vital aspects of culture and history. Spatial Recall casts a broad net over the concept of memory and gives a variety of perspectives from twelve internationally noted scholars, practicing designers, and...
Published May 10th 2009 by Routledge
Confronting an Electronic Age
This book addresses the question ‘Why draw?’ by examining the various dynamic relationships between media, process, thought and environment. Highly illustrated, the book brings together authors from the fields of architecture, landscape architecture and art and demonstrates that designing...
Published September 10th 2008 by Routledge
Representing Landscape Architecture offers a broad investigation of how the designed landscape is and has been represented: for design study, for criticism and even for its realization. It has been said that we can only realize what we can imagine. But in order to realize we must convey ideas to...
Published December 12th 2007 by Taylor & Francis
Writings on Landscapes and Gardens
These collected works represent twenty-five years of study of the designed landscape which the author here takes to include gardens, cemeteries, plazas and other shared spaces. Asking essential questions about the nature of order and its perception, this book includes in its impressive scope...
Published July 13th 2005 by Routledge