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  1. European Gardens

    History, Philosophy and Design

    By Tom Turner

    Garden design and usage has been a feature of human civilization as far back as Neolithic times, when the first gardens began to be used for residential, horticultural and sacred tasks. Tom Turner follows the entire history of the European garden from its prehistoric roots right up to the present...

    Published May 6th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Asian Gardens

    History, Beliefs and Design

    By Tom Turner

    The gardens made on the fringes of Central Asia in the past 5000 years form a great arc. From the Fertile Crescent, it runs west to Europe and east to China and Japan. Asia's fringe was a zone of interchange: a vast landscape in which herders encountered farmers and the design of symbolic gardens...

    Published August 11th 2010 by Routledge

  3. When Modern Was Green

    Life and Work of Landscape Architect Leberecht Migge

    By David H. Haney

    Winner of the Elisabeth Blair MacDougall Book Award 2013 presented by the Society of Architectural Historians Today, contemporary landscape design is increasingly drawing from ideas of sustainability and ecological stability. Not in fact new, the foundations of this approach stem from...

    Published March 25th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Landscape Modernism Renounced

    The Career of Christopher Tunnard (1910-1979)

    By David Jacques, Jan Woudstra

    Before the Second World War landscape architect Christopher Tunnard was the first author on Modernism in Landscape in the English language, but later became alarmed by the destructive forces of Post-war reconstruction. Between the 1950s and the 1970s he was in the forefront of the movement to save...

    Published June 26th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Rethinking Landscape

    A Critical Reader

    By Ian H. Thompson

    Our landscapes have never failed to entice and capture the imagination of writers, painters and philosophers – and in turn their work has influenced our landscapes for centuries. This carefully selected collection of readings and commentary expertly guides you through the aesthetic, social,...

    Published November 28th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Representing Landscape Architecture

    Edited by Marc Treib

    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 13th 2007 by Taylor & Francis

  7. Landscapes of Taste

    The Art of Humphry Repton's Red Books

    By André Rogger

    Series: The Classical Tradition in Architecture

    Humphry Repton’s Red Books have long been the subject of scholarly interest for their unique contribution to British landscape discourse around 1800. Lavishly illustrated with Repton’s own watercolours, the notorious Red Book manuscripts were used to suggest improvements to family estates all over...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Garden History

    Philosophy and Design 2000 BC – 2000 AD

    By Tom Turner

    An updated version of this book is now available as European Gardens (2011), also by Tom Turner. Expanding into other regions are Asian Gardens (2010) and the forthcoming British Gardens, both also by Turner and published by Routledge. Tom Turner, well-known teacher and writer in landscape...

    Published September 1st 2005 by Routledge