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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 208 new and published books in the subject of Landscape — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Peri-Urban Landscapes

    Edited by Darryl Low Choy, Michael Buxton, Jenny Wadsworth

    This book discusses the relative lack of attention to Australian peri-urban regions and relates the Australian experience to international trends and challenges. Australian cities are expanding at an unprecedented rate into peri-urban regions but the commonwealth and state governments have not...

    Published February 28th 2015 by CRC Press

  2. Living Roofs in Integrated Urban Water Systems

    By Daniel Roehr, Elizabeth Fassman-Beck

    With the infrastructure to manage storm water threats in cities becoming increasingly expensive to build or repair, the design community needs to look at alternative approaches. Living roofs present an opportunity to compliment ground-level storm water control measures, contributing to a holistic,...

    Published February 25th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Urban Environmental Stewardship and Civic Engagement

    How planting trees strengthens the roots of democracy

    By Dana R. Fisher, Erika S. Svendsen, James Connolly

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Once considered the antithesis of a verdant and vibrant ecosystem, cities are now being hailed as highly efficient and complex social ecological systems. Emerging from the streets of the post-industrial city are well-tended community gardens, rooftop farms and other viable habitats capable of...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Women, Modernity, and Landscape Architecture

    Edited by Sonja Dümpelmann, John Beardsley

    Modernity was critically important to the formation and evolution of landscape architecture, yet its histories in the discipline are still being written. This book looks closely at the work and influences of some of the least studied figures of the era: established and less well-known female...

    Published February 5th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Coffee Agroecology

    A New Approach to Understanding Agricultural Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Sustainable Development

    By Ivette Perfecto, John Vandermeer

    Based on principles of the conservation and optimization of biodiversity and of equity and sustainability, this book focuses on the ecology of the coffee agroecosystem as a model for a sustainable agricultural ecosystem. It draws on the authors' own research conducted over the last twenty...

    Published January 25th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Hybrid Drawing Techniques

    Design Process and Presentation

    By Gilbert Gorski

    Hybrid Drawing Techniques: Design Process and Presentation reaffirms the value of traditional hand drawing in the design process by demonstrating how to integrate it with digital techniques; enhancing and streamlining the investigative process while at the same time yielding superior presentation...

    Published January 13th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Uses of Art in Public Space

    Edited by Julia Lossau, Quentin Stevens

    Series: Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

    This book links two fields of interest which are too seldom considered together: the production and critique of art in public space and social behaviour in the public realm. Whilst most writing about public art has focused on the aesthetic, cultural and political intentions and processes that shape...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Cognitive Architecture

    Designing for How We Respond to the Built Environment

    By Ann Sussman, Justin B Hollander

    In Cognitive Architecture, the authors review new findings in psychology and neuroscience to help architects and planners better understand their clients as the sophisticated mammals they are, arriving in the world with built-in responses to the environment that have evolved over millennia. The...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Now Urbanism

    The Future City is Here

    Edited by Jeffrey Hou, Benjamin Spencer, Thaisa Way, Ken Yocom

    After more than a century of heroic urban visions, urban dwellers today live in suburban subdivisions, gated communities, edge cities, apartment towers, and slums. The contemporary cities we know are more often the embodiment of unexpected outcomes and unintended consequences rather than visionary...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The 'One Planet' Life

    A Blueprint for Low Impact Development

    By David Thorpe

    The One Planet Life demonstrates a path for everyone towards a way of life in which we don’t act as if we had more than one planet Earth. The difference between this approach and others is that it uses ecological footprint analysis to help to determine how effective our efforts are. Much of the...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge