Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment (LVIA) can be key to planning decisions by identifying the effects of new developments on views and on the landscape itself. This fully revised edition of the industry standard work on LVIA presents an authoritative statement of the principles of assessment....
Published April 2nd 2013 by Routledge
An indispensable tool for all landscape architects, this time-saving guide answers the most frequently asked questions in one pocket-sized volume. It is a concise, easy-to-read reference that gives instant access to a wide range of information needed on a daily basis, both out on site and in the...
Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge
Human Perceptions, Attitudes and Approaches to Management
There have been many well-publicized cases of invasive species of plants and animals, often introduced unintentionally but sometimes on purpose, causing widespread ecological havoc. Examples of such alien invasions include pernicious weeds such as Japanese knotweed, an introduced garden ornamental...
Published April 27th 2011 by Routledge
Effects on Agriculture, Biodiversity, and Ecological Processes
Series: Advances in Agroecology
By 2050, the global population of humans is predicted to increase by 35%. Approximately 70 % more food may be required, and this will take place against a backdrop of 15-40% land degradation. This book examines land use intensification and biodiversity conservation and its impacts. It also...
Published July 25th 2012 by CRC Press
Series: Key Issues in Cultural Heritage
One of our deepest needs is for a sense of identity and belonging. A common feature in this is human attachment to landscape and how we find identity in landscape and place. The late 1980s and early 1990s saw a remarkable flowering of interest in, and understanding of, cultural landscapes. With...
Published February 13th 2012 by Routledge
Rethinking the Post-Industrial Landscape
**This title was originally published in 2001. The version published in 2011 is a PB reprint of the original HB** Manufactured Sites focuses on the legacy of industrial production and pollutants on the contemporary landscape and their influence on new scientific research, innovative site...
Published November 28th 2011 by Taylor & Francis
This colourful guide will introduce you to the fundamentals of horticulture, whether you are taking an RHS course, are a keen amateur or seasoned gardener. Written in a clear and accessible style, this book explains the principles that underlie the cultivation of flowers, fruits, vegetables, turf...
Published October 23rd 2011 by Routledge
Policy and Governance in a Changing World
**This title was originally published in 2007. The version published in 2012 is a PB reprint of the original HB** The protection of natural resources and biodiversity through protected areas is increasingly based on ecological principles. Simultaneously the concept of ecosystem-based management has...
Published June 13th 2012 by Routledge
A European Perspective on Woodlands and Grazed Treescapes
In this comprehensive book, the critical components of the European landscape – forest, parkland, and other grazed landscapes with trees are addressed. The book considers the history of grazed treed landscapes, of large grazing herbivores in Europe, and the implications of the past in shaping...
Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge
A fusion of ecological restoration and sustainable development, restorative redevelopment represents an emerging paradigm for remediating landscapes. Rather than merely fixing the broken bits and pieces of nature, restorative development advocates the reuse of devastated landscapes to improve the...
Published July 18th 2010 by CRC Press
This year’s special focus is on water related issues. Now in its 32nd edition, SPON'S EXTERNAL WORKS AND LANDSCAPE PRICE BOOK 2013 offers the only comprehensive source of information for detailed external works and landscape costs. It covers all the items to be found in hard and soft landscape...
Published September 25th 2012 by CRC Press
Introduction to Environmental Impact Assessment provides students and practitioners with a clearly structured overview of the subject, as well as critical analysis and support for further studies. Written by three authors with extensive research, training and practical experience in EIA (...
Published December 21st 2011 by Routledge
Building Resilience to the Challenge of Global Change
Series: The Earthscan Forest Library
This book links the emerging concepts of complexity, complex adaptive system (CAS) and resilience to forest ecology and management. It explores how these concepts can be applied in various forest biomes of the world with their different ecological, economic and social settings, and history....
Published January 21st 2013 by Routledge
Across the continental United States, one can identify 20 distinct forest cover types. Most of these are to be found on federal lands managed by the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management. Those responsible for the management of trees that form the 20 different cover types and the...
Published October 11th 2010 by CRC Press
In an increasingly urbanized world more and more people are turning to our forests and woodland for recreation and tourism. Planning and providing for this growing demand poses challenges that need to be addressed by managers and designers alike. Based on a study of forest recreation from across...
Published December 11th 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
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
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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