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15 Best Selling Books from Routledge Landscape

The top 15 best selling Landscape books published by Routledge. For a more comprehensive list of what books are available in this area see our catalogs


 

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  1. Form & Fabric in Landscape Architecture

    A Visual Introduction

    By Catherine Dee

    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

  2. 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

  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. 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

  6. 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

  7. Smartcities and Eco-Warriors

    By CJ Lim, Ed Liu

    Modern methods of agriculture have led to cities growing out of control and reducing the available agricultural land, threatening the sustainability of our food system. The previous mutually sustaining relationships of animals, humans and the land have been lost with the progress of industry. The...

    Published February 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  8. The Dynamic Landscape

    Design, Ecology and Management of Naturalistic Urban Planting

    Edited by Nigel Dunnett, James Hitchmough

    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

  9. Asian Gardens

    History, Beliefs and Design

    By Tom Turner

    The gardens made on the fringes of Central Asia in the past 5000 years form a great arc. From the Fertile Crescent, it runs west to Europe and east to China and Japan. Asia's fringe was a zone of interchange: a vast landscape in which herders encountered farmers and the design of symbolic gardens...

    Published August 10th 2010 by Routledge

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. European Gardens

    History, Philosophy and Design

    By Tom Turner

    Garden design and usage has been a feature of human civilization as far back as Neolithic times, when the first gardens began to be used for residential, horticultural and sacred tasks. Tom Turner follows the entire history of the European garden from its prehistoric roots right up to the present...

    Published May 5th 2011 by Routledge

  13. New Urbanism and American Planning

    The Conflict of Cultures

    By Emily Talen

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    New Urbanism and American Planning presents the history of American planners’ quest for good cities and shows how New Urbanism is a culmination of ideas that have been evolving since the nineteenth century. In her survey of the last hundred or so years of urbanist ideals, Emily Talen identifies...

    Published July 11th 2005 by Routledge