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Welcome to the Landscape Textbook Catalog

We are proud to present our Landscape texbook catalog, which allows you to browse our selection of titles focusing on a wide range of key areas in this important field.

On the left, you can click through the list of section headings to see the books we have available in these areas. Instructors who are interested in a text, and teaching a relevant class with more than twelve students, are invited to request a complimentary exam copy. Just click on the 'Complimentary Exam Copy' button and fill in our simple, pre-set form with the requisite information. If you have questions or problems, please contact Jon.Bale@tandf.co.uk.

In addition to textbooks, we also pubilsh a wide range of professional, reference and research titles in this area. To see the rest of our Landscape books, please visit www.routledge.com/landscape.

To get you started, here on the front page we've highlighted a few of our most exciting new and forthcoming titles. Enjoy!

  1. Is Landscape...?

    Essays on the Identity of Landscape

    Edited by Gareth Doherty, Charles Waldheim

    Rather than promoting a singular way of understanding landscape, this book provides a compelling investigation into the multiple positions of landscape architecture. The framing question ‘is landscape…?’ creates a base from which scholars and professionals in landscape examine various definitions...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Representing Landscapes: Digital

    Edited by Nadia Amoroso

    Series: Representing Landscapes

    Most landscape architectural designs now include some form of digital representation - but there is much more scope for creativity beyond the standard Photoshop montages. In this new book on representing landscapes, Nadia Amoroso brings together contributions from some of the leading landscape...

    To Be Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Phyto

    Principles and Resources for Site Remediation and Landscape Design

    By Niall Kirkwood, Kate Kennan

    Currently, phytotechnology planting techniques are employed post site contamination to help clean up already contaminated soil by taking advantage of the positive effects that plants can have upon harmful toxins and chemicals. This book presents a new concept to create planting designs with...

    To Be Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Great City Parks

    2nd Edition

    By Alan Tate

    Great City Parks is a celebration of some of the finest achievements of landscape architecture in the public realm. It is a comparative study of thirty significant public parks in major cities across Western Europe and North America. Collectively, they give a clear picture of why parks have been...

    To Be Published February 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Second Nature Urban Agriculture

    Designing Productive Cities

    By André Viljoen, Katrin Bohn

    This book is the long awaited sequel to "Continuous Productive Urban Landscapes: Designing Urban Agriculture for Sustainable Cities". "Second Nature Urban Agriculture" updates and extends the authors' concept for introducing productive urban landscapes, including urban agriculture, into cities as...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Green Infrastructure for Landscape Planning

    Integrating Human and Natural Systems

    By Gary Austin

    Green infrastructure integrates human and natural systems through a network of corridors and spaces in mixed-use and urban settings. Austin takes a broad look at green infrastructure concepts, research and case studies to provide the student and professional with processes, criteria and data to...

    Published January 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Skycourt and Skygarden

    Greening the urban habitat

    By Jason Pomeroy

    Population increases, advances in technology and the continued trend towards inner-city migration have transformed the traditional city of spaces into the modern city of objects. This has necessitated alternative spatial and technological solutions to replenish those environments that were once so...

    Published December 17th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Place Attachment

    Advances in Theory, Methods and Applications

    Edited by Lynne C. Manzo, Patrick Devine-Wright

    Recipient of the 2014 EDRA Achievement Award. Place attachments are emotional bonds that form between people and their physical surroundings. These connections are a powerful aspect of human life that inform our sense of identity, create meaning in our lives, facilitate community and influence...

    Published August 9th 2013 by Routledge

  11. 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

  12. How Architects Write

    By Tom Spector, Rebecca Damron

    This is the first writing reference book for designers. Whether you're an architect, landscape architect, interior designers, or an industrial designer How Architects Write shows you the interdependence of writing and design. Authors Tom Spector and Rebecca Damron present typical writing...

    Published August 8th 2012 by Routledge