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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 45 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. 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 28th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Assembling the Centre: Architecture for Indigenous Cultures

    Australia and Beyond

    By Janet McGaw, Anoma Pieris

    Series: Routledge Research in Architecture

    Metropolitan Indigenous Cultural Centres have become a focal point for making Indigenous histories and contemporary cultures public in settler-colonial societies over the past three decades. While there are extraordinary success stories, there are equally stories that cause concern: award-winning...

    Published November 7th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 8th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 5th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 10th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 6th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 10th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 24th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 16th 2014 by Routledge