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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 43 new and published books in the subject of Theory of Landscape — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Thinking through Landscape

    By Augustin Berque

    Our attitude to nature has changed over time. This book explores the historical, literary and philosophical origins of the changes in our attitude to nature that allowed environmental catastrophes to happen.The book presents a philosophical reflection on human societies’ attitude to the environment...

    Published August 7th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Landscape and Urban Design for Health and Well-Being

    Using Healing, Sensory and Therapeutic Gardens

    By Gayle Souter-Brown

    In this book Gayle Souter-Brown explores the social, economic and environmental benefits of developing greenspace for health and well-being. She examines the evidence behind the positive effects of designed landscapes, and explains effective methods and approaches which can be put into practice by...

    Published August 6th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Architectural Topographies

    A Graphic Lexicon of How Buildings Touch the Ground

    By Tomà Berlanda

    Architectural Topographies is a critical dictionary for architects and landscape architects in which the graphic lexicon can be read from a beginning, the ground, to a conclusion, the specific case studies. Meant as a tool to help you recognise, analyse, choose, and invent solutions, the book's key...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Design in the Borderlands

    Edited by Eleni Kalantidou, Tony Fry

    This book makes a significant contribution to advancing post-geographic understandings of physical and virtual boundaries. It brings together the emergent theory of ‘border thinking’ with innovative thinking on design, and explores the recent discourse on decoloniality and globalism. From a variety...

    Published May 5th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Ecology and the Architectural Imagination

    By Brook Muller

    By including ecological concerns in the design process from the outset, architecture can enhance life. Author Brook Muller understands how a designer’s predispositions and poetic judgement in dealing with complex and dynamic ecological systems impact the "greenness" of built outcomes. Ecology and...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Innovative Approaches to Researching Landscape and Health

    Open Space: People Space 2

    Edited by Catharine Ward Thompson, Peter Aspinall, Simon Bell

    Our modern lifestyles often cause us to spend more time sitting behind a desk than being active outdoors. At the same time, our general health is deteriorating. The alarming rise in obesity, sedentary lifestyles and mental ill-health across the developed world has resulted in an urgent desire to...

    Published March 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Historical Ground

    The role of history in contemporary landscape architecture

    By John Dixon Hunt

    Historical Ground investigates how contemporary landscape architecture invokes and displays the history of a site. In the light of modernism’s neglect of history, these essays by John Dixon Hunt explore how, in fact, designers do attach importance to how a location manifests its past. The process...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  8. New Cultural Landscapes

    Edited by Maggie Roe, Ken Taylor

    While historical and protected landscapes have been well studied for years, the cultural significance of ordinary landscapes is now increasingly recognised. This groundbreaking book discusses how contemporary cultural landscapes can be, and are, created and recognised. The book challenges common...

    Published January 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Landscape, Well-Being and Environment

    Edited by Richard Coles, Zoe Millman

    Well-being is now firmly established as an overarching theme of key concern to all professionals that work, manage or design the environment. However, well-being is a complex multi-dimensional issue rooted in the ways that we encounter, perceive and interpret the environment. No single discipline...

    Published October 17th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Socially Restorative Urbanism

    The theory, process and practice of Experiemics

    By Kevin Thwaites, Alice Mathers, Ian Simkins

    The need for a human-orientated approach to urbanism is well understood, and yet all too often this dimension remains lacking in urban design. In this book the authors argue for and develop socially restorative urbanism – a new conceptual framework laying the foundations for innovative ways of...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge