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  1. Representing Landscapes

    A Visual Collection of Landscape Architectural Drawings

    Edited by Nadia Amoroso

    Series: Representing Landscapes

    What do you communicate when you draw an industrial landscape using charcoal; what about a hyper-realistic PhotoShop collage method? What are the right choices to make? Are there right and wrong choices when it comes to presenting a particular environment in a particular way? The...

    Published March 13th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Sir John Vanbrugh and the Vitruvian Landscape

    By Caroline Dalton

    Sir John Vanbrugh (1664-1726) was one of the most important figures in English garden history although he is rarely recognised as such. An eclectic early career as a merchant, a soldier and a dramatist preceded Vanbrugh’s acceptance of the role of architect to the Third Earl of Carlisle in...

    Published January 9th 2012 by Routledge

  3. To Design Landscape

    Art, Nature & Utility

    By Catherine Dee

    To Design Landscape sets out a distinctively practical philosophy of design, in accessible format. Based on the notion that landscape design is a form-based craft addressing environmental processes and utility, Dee establishes a framework for approaching such craft with modesty and ingenuity, using...

    Published January 5th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Captured Landscape

    The Paradox of the Enclosed Garden

    By Kate Baker

    The enclosed garden, or hortus conclusus, is a place where architecture, architectural elements, and landscape, come together. It has a long history, ranging from the paradise garden and cloister, the botanic garden and the giardini segreto, the kitchen garden and the stage for social display, to...

    Published January 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  5. Urban Wildscapes

    Edited by Anna Jorgensen, Richard Keenan

    Urban Wildscapes is one of the first edited collections of writings about urban ‘wilderness’ landscapes. Evolved, rather than designed or planned, these derelict, abandoned and marginal spaces are frequently overgrown with vegetation and host to a wide range of human activities. They include former...

    Published October 5th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Exploring the Boundaries of Landscape Architecture

    Edited by Simon Bell, Ingrid Sarlov Herlin, Richard Stiles

    What have cultural anthropologists, historical geographers, landscape ecologists and environmental artists got in common? Along with eight other disciplines, from domains as diverse as planning and design, the arts and humanities as well as the social and natural sciences, they are all fields of...

    Published August 16th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Meaning in Landscape Architecture and Gardens

    Edited by Marc Treib

    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

  8. Overlooking the Visual

    Demystifying the Art of Design

    By Kathryn Moore

    Making tangible connections between theory and practice, ideas and form, this book encourages debate about the artistic, conceptual, and cultural significance of the way things look. What are the metaphysical concepts at the heart of design education, theory, and philosophy? Why do we assume that...

    Published November 29th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Making the Metropolitan Landscape

    Standing Firm on Middle Ground

    Edited by Jacqueline Tatom, Jennifer Stauber

    The American landscape is an extremely complex terrain born from a history of collective and individual experiences. These created environments, which all may be called metropolitan landscapes, constantly challenge students and professionals in the fields of architecture, design and planning to...

    Published April 27th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Justice, Power and the Political Landscape

    Edited by Kenneth Olwig, Donald Mitchell

    Landscape is now on the agenda in a new way. The increasing interest in justice, power and the political landscape expresses a sea change occurring in the meaning of landscape itself, from landscape as scenery to landscape as polity and place. As Lionella Scazzosi argues "The meaning of the term ‘...

    Published December 1st 2008 by Routledge