Best Practice in Detailing
Drawing together case studies from all over Europe, this text explores the relationship between the overall idea of the landscape architecture for a site and the design of details. Examining concept sketches and design development drawings in relation to the details of the design, the book offers a...
Published October 10th 2007 by Routledge
Series: Thinking in Action
There is no escaping landscape: it's everywhere and part of everyone's life. Landscapes have received much less attention in aesthetics than those arts we can choose to ignore, such as painting or music – but they can tell us a lot about the ethical and aesthetic values of the societies...
Published October 12th 2008 by Routledge
Public concern about the landscape, in particular its appearance, is increasing all the time. For those charged with managing, developing or conserving a wide range of landscapes it is a major task to take visual aspects into account. Elements of Visual Design in the Landsacpe presents a vocabulary...
Published March 24th 2004 by Routledge
A Visual Introduction
Form and Fabric in Landscape Architecture provides an original, visual approach to the study of landscape architecture by creating a spatial morphology based on use and experience of landscapes. It explores aesthetic, spatial and experiential concepts by providing a structure through which...
Published September 19th 2001 by Taylor & Francis
A Visual Collection of Landscape Architectural Drawings
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
Art, Nature & Utility
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
Enclosures, 3rd Edition
Michael Littlewood's Landscape Detailing is now well established as a valuable source of reference for architects, landscape architects, other professionals and students designing external works.Volume I, Enclosures, covers walls (free-standing, screen and retaining), fences, gates, barriers and...
Published May 12th 1993 by Routledge
Surfaces, 3rd Edition
As a ready reference for landscape designers and as an indispensable time-saving tool, Landscape Detailing is an essential for the design office.Each section begins with technical guidance notes on design and construction and then provides a list of points against which specifications can be...
Published May 12th 1993 by Routledge
Structures, 3rd Edition
Michael Littlewood's Landscape Detailing is now well established as a valuable source of reference for architects, landscape architects, other professionals and students designing external works. For this third edition it has been split into three volumes to give a greater depth of coverage than...
Published September 13th 1997 by Routledge
Well established as a valuable source of reference for architects, landscape architects, professionals and students designin external works. This volume covers water features and offers drawings detailed to scale, unlike many of the other books on the market which only deal in sketch forms.Covers...
Published November 6th 2001 by Routledge
Design, Ecology and Management of Naturalistic Urban Planting
The last quarter of the twentieth century witnessed a burgeoning interest in ecological or naturally inspired use of vegetation in the designed landscape. More recently a strong aesthetic element has been added to what was formerly a movement aimed at creating nature-like landscapes. The Dynamic...
Published May 1st 2008 by Taylor & Francis
A Guide To Their Acoustic and Visual Design, Second Edition
Environmental Noise Barriers is a unique one-stop reference for practitioners, whether acoustical engineers, landscape architects, or manufacturers, and for highways departments in local and central authorities. This extensively revised new edition is updated in line with UK and EU legislation and...
Published April 20th 2009 by CRC Press
Research by Design and the Renovation of Practice
Today architecture and other fields in the built environment face the steep task of answering complex questions pertaining to sustainability, performance, and adaptability. How are these disciplines to accomplish these difficult tasks at such an immense pace? How might architectural...
Published February 1st 2012 by Routledge
Technology and Applications
This major reference presents the challenges, issues and directions of computer-based visualization of the natural and built environment and the role of such visualization in landscape and environmental planning. It offers a uniquely systematic approach to the potential of visualization and the...
Published June 8th 2005 by Taylor & Francis
Associate Editor, Landscape
Don't forget to take a look at our Landscape Journals
Journal of the Landscape Research Group
Journal of Landscape Architecture
Journal of the European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools (ECLAS)
Journal of the Society for Landscape Studies
Studies in the History of Gardens & Designed Landscapes
Public Art Dialogue